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Renee Cunningham

Joined 11 months 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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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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Oct 3, 2016

Breakout Edu Experience

This week I facilitated my first Breakout EDU session with 5th graders. If you are not familiar, Breakout is an educational movement that is quickly ...

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Aug 28, 2016

First Day Jitters

I have a confession...I still get jitters on the first day of school! I carefully plan out my outfit, pack my bag with new supplies, and have ...

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Aug 8, 2016

The Silent Wonder

My son Will is special; he has special needs. He is on the Autism Spectrum and struggles with speech. Often when I watch him I can see the gears in ...

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Jun 26, 2016

Realia

I was introduced to a new term this year...Realia. Our administrators emphasized the need to make learning real for our students by connecting to ...

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Jun 13, 2016

A Journey of Wonder

This year my co-worker and I decided on a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)...we were going to try to connect classes in our school with an ...

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May 15, 2016

Puzzles Make Us Wonder

As a school media coordinator I am always looking for ways for students to use their time in the media center not just to check out books and read ...

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May 1, 2016

Experience the Wonder

We recently purchased a 3D printer for our media center, and it has been a total conversation piece with students and staff alike! It has been such ...

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Feb 18, 2017

Community Update February 17, 2017

Links from this Community Update Spotlight Resource Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – February 2017 Events ...

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Feb 17, 2017

STEM Career Challenges

Discovery Education STEM Career Challenges engage students in scenario-based learning about STEM career pathways that students might not otherwise ...

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Feb 17, 2017

Q&A: Framingham Schools’ Peter Färdig Speaks out on Vital Role of STEM

Meet Peter Färdig — a K–8 STEM coordinator in the Framingham Public School System, one of the largest districts in Massachusetts. ...

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Feb 17, 2017

#DENchat Live

At Discovery Education, we like trying new things. In Surrey School District, they like trying new things. With that, we had a live streamed ...

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Feb 15, 2017

Science Techbook a ‘Game Changer’ for 5th Graders at Asheboro Schools

We love hearing about student success in districts using Discovery Education Techbook. Over the years, we’ve gathered many such success ...

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