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July 2016: Sketchnoting Revisited July's Kathy's Katch blog post by Kathy Schrock!"
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District Administrator wants to know “what are the top products in education” and has put out a call to educators to nominate their favorite educational resources for this year’s Reader’s Choice awards. Will YOU nominate Discovery Education Techbook? http://dlc.com/28SCpN0
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As school districts nationwide transition from using static textbooks as a core instructional resource to using dynamic digital content to create authentic, student-centered learning environments, the importance of strong, research-based professional development systems continues to grow.
Immerse your leaders in learning, and don’t forget to include your students. |@ScholasticAdms
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Involve students in evaluating and providing peer feedback with SOS: Two Stars and A Wish
Numerous studies indicate that feedback is most effective when it is given immediately. Research indicates that individuals who are given immediate feedback show a significantly larger increase in performance than those who receive delayed feedback. James Pennebaker states that, “Students must be given access to information about their performance . . . At the broadest level, students need to know if they actually have mastered the material or no...
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9 Steps for Digital Success

Creating modern digital learning environments can be exciting. As a school administrator, it’s exciting to imagine students learning at their own pace on tablets loaded with interactive, customized lesson plans. You may envision teachers as facilitators in classrooms where students are empowered to lead their own learning, thinking critically and creatively as they access original source materials and collaborate to create blogs and videos.

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Nine key steps to creating a modern digital learning environment. |@ScholasticAdms
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SOS: Fold Draw Learn
“Drawing can improve complex reasoning, writing, and reading readiness, partly because the critical and creative faculties required to generate and appreciate art transfer cognitively to future learning experiences, and partly because the arts make learning fun: A student personally invested in his or her work will be far more likely to stick with it” (Edutopia). This strategy activates context clues and prior knowledge by allowing students to co...
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Building School 2.0: Be One School featuring Rachael Postle Brown #DEPD #DENSI2016 #school20 @PostleBrown
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Discovery Education welcomes visionary educator, Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent of North Carolina’s Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD), to the organization as Senior Vice President, Digital Learning in August of this year.

“Discovery Education is perfectly positioned to transform teaching and learning on a global scale and is the ideal place for me to broaden my impact on education and continue my personal mission to see that every child, every day, has the opportunity to receive the education they demand and deserve,” said Dr. Edwards.  

Read more about Dr. Edwards and Discovery Education here: http://dlc.com/297hAx2
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SOS: Two Stars and A Wish
Numerous studies indicate that feedback is most effective when it is given immediately. Research indicates that individuals who are given immediate feedback show a significantly larger increase in performance than those who receive delayed feedback. James Pennebaker states that, “Students must be given access to information about their performance . . . At the broadest level, students need to know if they actually have mastered the material or no...
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Nominate innovative K-12 educational resources that are making a difference in your district for @DistrictAdministration Reader’s Choice Top Products!
Please nominate a product that is making a difference in your district. Winning products will be announced in the December, 2016 edition of District Administration Magazine. (All fields are required.) Company that makes the product: *. Name of product you are nominating: * ...
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Values that administrators hold will be reflected in the values teachers manifest. kindness and cruelty flow down stream #school20 @postlebrown #densi2016
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DE in Action: Julie Wenger
Lantana, Texas teacher Julie Wenger shares how she uses Board Builder for lesson planning and independent learning with her 5th grade students. Students discuss how and why they like to learn and collaborate using Board Builder. #DEinAction
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Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between.

Accelerate student achievement in your district by capturing the minds and imaginations of students with the fascination of Discovery, tapping into students' natural curiosity and desire to learn. Discovery Education offers a portfolio of opportunities for districts to meet students where they want to learn in the digital age. With award- winning digital content, interactive lessons, real time assessment, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's greatest talent, classroom contest & challenges, professional development and more - Discovery is leading the way in transforming classrooms and inspiring learning.