Former Wonder Lead Ambassador

Renee Cunningham

Joined 5 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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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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Apr 10, 2016

What does it really mean to wonder?

Close your eyes. Put on your thinking cap. Think for a moment...what is something you have always wondered about? Don’t say your answer out ...

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Mar 17, 2016

Power in the Partnership

Do you have a work BFF? That person that you can say anything to, bounce ideas off of, even share workplace gossip (it happens everywhere). Beyond ...

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Apr 12, 2021

Using Student Experiences to Create Real-World Applications of Economics  

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of daily life. Educators and students  continue to experience the ...

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Apr 4, 2021

Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips Connecting Students to Curiosity

Register now for all-new virtual field trips, with premieres starting April 15th! Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners ...

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Mar 31, 2021

Resources Empowering Educators to Talk to Students About Mental Health

By Jodi Doster, Science and Art Teacher, Bristol Bay Borough School District In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools have adapted ...

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Mar 28, 2021

Teaching Data Literacy

By Emily Strickland, 7th grade Math, GCS Virtual program, EDP Director, Beck Academy With no-cost content from Discover Data – an education ...

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Mar 28, 2021

Financial Literacy Challenge from Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Inspires Community Collaboration to Win $10,000

The Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Contest enables communities to vote for their school to win $10,000 to use toward critical educator resources to ...

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