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College and Career Readiness Ideas from Principals

College and Career Readiness Ideas from Principals

With this month’s theme being College and Career Readiness, we’ve already shared several great resources and strategies to support it. We also know that there are a myriad of ways that schools are creating awareness around this theme.  Here are a few ways, many easily implemented to ensure your students have opportunities to increase awareness

Social and Emotional Learning: A Principal’s Perspective

While Social and Emotional Learning is beginning to gain traction in schools, it is still being implemented to varying degrees in schools around the world. One principal and school in Michigan is very serious about this topic. Rachael Postle-Brown and Pinewood Elementary were recently profiled for their efforts. Hearts and Minds: Social-Emotional Learning Improves Content

Hive Mind Sessions: DENSI Principal Summit

We’re always interested in adapting our professional learning to create more invigorating, more dynamic experiences that take advantage of our amazing community. This year at our DENSI 2018 Principal Summit, we tried something to that effect. We called them HIVE MIND sessions: “…a collective consciousness, analogous to the behavior of social insects, in which a

DEN Trend Report: 9/11/17

This week in the DEN Trend Report:
>Personalized Learning Is the Answer. (I Forgot the Question.)
>21st Century Show-and-Tell
>The 2 stages of successful early STEM education
>3 tips for maximizing your PLC participation during the new school year
>Technology Trends Reshape Today’s Libraries
>Setting a vision key to district success on new initiatives, solutions
>The Power of Shifting to an Active Learning Environment

DEN Trend Report: 5/22/17

In this week’s DEN Trend Report
>Teachers’ Readiness and Willingness to Adopt Digital Tools for Learning
>Linking Professional Development to Teacher Evaluations
>The Hard Truths and False Starts About Edtech Efficacy Research
>Bent on Discovery
>Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology
>Teachers speak: What PD actually works?
>CSI effect livens up science education
>A California high school trains students for careers in forensic biotechnology
>If Edtech Efficacy Research Ignores Implementation, How Does It Help Improve Education?
>Five Professional Development Resources For The Summer
>Using Digital Content to Increase Student Engagement

DEN Trend Report: 4/4/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>TCS and Discovery Education Partner to Prepare One Million Students for 21st Century Careers
>Learning to Think Like a Computer
>5 Dos and Donts For a Chromebook Rollout
>4 Education Technology Trends That Are Redefining K-12
>Stunning: Teachers, students say little has really changed in education
>What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?
>The big 3: How access, achievement and advancement can close gaps
>Teachers Quit Principals, Not Schools
>State Ed-Tech Leader Sees New Demands for Modular, Organized Content

DEN Trend Report: 3/22/2017

In this DEN Trend Report:
>EdTech Digest Awards Program 2017 – Finalists
>Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together 
>Eight Ways Parents Can Develop Global Competence at Home
>EdTech: The Secret Weapon
>Response: What Teaching in the Year 2047 Might Look Like
>What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?
>Why One School Lives as Another Dies in the Same Building
>Easy Digital Tools for Modeling in the Science Classroom
>15 Ideas to Ensure That Project Based Learning is Grounded in Content and Standards
>As Education Goes Digital, Some Parents Are Left Behind

Join Your Community at DENSI 2017

For more than a decade, Discovery Education has been committed to supporting opportunities for the amazing educators who use Discovery Education resources to connect both virtually and in person. We understand the role vibrant professional learning communities play in supporting educators. We know that educators’ most valuable resources are each other, and we are here

DEN Trend Report: 1/19/17

In this DEN Trend Report:
>9 secrets of incredibly efficient districts
>How media literacy is critical to saving our democracy 
>Don’t Ignore Teachers in Evaluation Studies of Education Technology
>STEM Day Website Offers Masses of Classroom Activities
>iPads ignite furor in schools
>New Google Classroom features make it easier to learn, teach, manage, and build 6 K-12 administrators to watch in 2017
>How Your Student Can Become America’s Top Young Scientist 

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