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Renee Cunningham

Joined 1 year 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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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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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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Dec 17, 2017

SOS Story: Lisa Ebel

Lisa Ebel, 4th grade teacher from California, shares how her students used SOS Jigsaw to dig into learning about animal sense receptors.

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Dec 14, 2017

Classroom Content: Biomimicry

Can we create solutions to environmental challenges based on features that appear in nature? Can we make products with structures that mimic animal ...

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Dec 13, 2017

SOS Story: Nicole Quick

Learn how DEN Star Nicole Quick collaborated with teachers to use SOS 3 Truths and One Lie to help students review Algebraic functions.

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Dec 12, 2017

Five Reasons Why I Recommend Financial Pur$uit by TGR EDU: Explore

I recently had the opportunity to complete the Financial Pursuit self-paced module by TGR EDU: Explore, and these are some of the reasons why I think ...

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Dec 10, 2017

#CelebrateWithDE – Holidays Around the World

In the United States, many people get in the holiday spirit in December. It’s a good time to remember the things we share in common when it ...

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