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Event of the Week: November 11, 2014

Event of the Week: November 11, 2014

This week’s event is from Cheryl Verla de Lofgren in Baltimore City Public Schools, MD. As part of professional development days, teachers from across subjects meet to share best practices in their field. Cheryl shared how she supported the ESOL department in their work providing strategies to target ELL students needs in mainstream classrooms.   “Since

Event of the Week: November 5, 2014

This week we’re learning about how Patrick Vernon, a STAR Discovery Educator from Western Alamance Middle School in North Carolina provided support to his colleagues using Discovery Education. Patrick shared that while teachers had access to Discovery Education for a few years and had recently begun using the Discovery Education Benchmark Assessments, there was still

Event of the Week: October 29, 2014

Educators in Wake County Public Schools in North Carolina are turning a focus on using digital resources to enhance literacy instruction. At Fox Road IB Magnet Elementary a group of DEN STARs led a short, whole staff professional development session on how to use Discovery Education resources to support readers theater.   DEN STAR Andrews

Event of the Week: October 23, 2014

This week we’re sharing a great way to engage colleagues from Donna Miller at Norwood Public Schools. Donna hosted a Lunch Bunch in the library lab for her staff and provided an overview on how to set up classes within Discovery Education. Donna shared that “This is the first year that we had administration load

Event of the Week: October 15, 2014

We’re back with the DEN Event of the Week! This week we’re highlighting Karen Carlos, Educator at Speight Middle School in North Carolina. Karen found an effective way to share the Discovery Education Board Builder with her colleagues and students- she modeled the use of Board Builder by using it as an instructional tool then

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