Former Wonder Lead Ambassador

Renee Cunningham

Joined 3 years ago

Renee works as the Media Coordinator at Knollwood Elementary. In my 10th year of education, I started as a Middle School Math and Social Studies teacher. After 5 years, I transitioned into a new role. Renee spent 3 years as a Middle School Media Coordinator before joining Knollwood 2 years ago. She is getting used to little people touching her each day, and loves the enthusiasm they bring to all learning opportunities.

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Apr 14, 2018

What if kids ask the questions?

Anyone who has spent time around a three year old has become weary of the question, “Why?”. At this age kids are so naturally curious, and are ...

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Mar 29, 2018

Celebrate Everyday!

Have you ever noticed the buzz of excitement that exists on “special” days at school? Hat day...PJ day...backwards day...Science Fair day. Any ...

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Feb 22, 2018

The Wonder of a Snow Day

Depending on where you live in the country snow days mean different things. For people in the northeast and midwest they are all but certain every ...

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Oct 18, 2017

Lifelong Learning

I have been bitten by the green eyed monster...envy. The fall is an exciting time for educators as there are lots of professional learning ...

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Sep 15, 2017

Dot Day!

September 15 is known as International Dot Day. While it may not be a holiday that Hallmark is printing cards for, it is certainly a big deal in ...

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Aug 30, 2017

Back to School!

This is my son Will getting off the bus. With a new school and a new class he was anxious the first morning, but hopped off the bus all smiles ...

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Feb 21, 2017

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

It’s no secret that teachers like a good deal...when something is free, like sample pens or pencils, teachers will quickly gobble them up for their ...

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Jan 21, 2017

Dream Big!

During the month of January we have focused on a school wide theme of DREAMS. Our K-5 elementary school is a Title 1 school; with 675 students, 53% ...

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Nov 21, 2016

The Wonder of the Holidays

There is something magical that happens this time of year...the pace of life seems to slow, people are friendlier, families and friends put aside ...

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Nov 12, 2019

Teaching My Kids How to Use ‘Invisible Money’ in Today’s World

This week’s guest blogger is Rachelle Clare, a team member at Jackson Charitable Foundation, Discovery Education’s partner in the ...

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Nov 1, 2019

Tundra Connections: Experience Polar Bears – Grades 4+

Scientists already know a lot about polar bears and there is so much more to learn. Join Discovery Education and Polar Bears International for Tundra ...

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Nov 1, 2019

Tundra Connections: Experience Polar Bears – Grades K-3

The story of the polar bear is full of drama: a frozen habitat, shifting sea ice, fierce competition for limited resources, and adorable cubs ...

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Nov 1, 2019

November 2019: Teaching perspective to build empathy

Empathy is defined, as per the Teaching Tolerance site, as “the understanding of, or the ability to identify with, another person’s ...

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Oct 28, 2019

Using Super Health, Super You Program Resources to Encourage Healthy Habits in Your School & Community

Super Health, Super You is an educational program designed to initiate healthy lifestyle conversations in upper elementary classes and school ...

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