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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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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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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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Aug 17, 2017

Now Available On Demand: DEN Connect Live Stream featuring Patti Duncan

Discovery Education Instructional Specialist and Techbook Guru Patti Duncan joined our DEN Connect live stream on Tuesday, sharing updates ...

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Aug 17, 2017

We the Educators: Helping to Form a More Perfect Union

“America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our ...

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Aug 17, 2017

DEN Leadership Council- Enroll Today!

Enrollment for the DEN Leadership Council for the 2017- 2018 is now open! If you’re interested in not only impacting your local community but ...

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Aug 16, 2017

DEN Trend Report: 8/16/17

Here's what's trending in education: >Virtual tutoring unique way to help students ace their work >World of Possibilities >Trimming ...

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Aug 16, 2017

How St. Vrain Valley Schools Became a STEM Leader

Discovery Education’s latest article is a deep dive into St. Vrain Valley Schools, a Colorado school district with a powerful story of ...

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