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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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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May 5, 2021

Social-Emotional Learning Coalition Helps Support Critical Educator and Student Needs with New SEL Center

The Social-Emotional Learning Coalition, a partnership between Discovery Education and leaders across the public, private, and philanthropic sectors ...

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May 3, 2021

Encourage Hands-On Exploration with Digital Interactives from Dig Into Mining

Do your students understand the “reclamation process” or how land is restored for a sustainable future? Do your students recognize the role of ...

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Apr 30, 2021

Empower Girls with New STEM Resources from Girls4Tech

With the goal of providing five million girls with an engaging STEM education by 2025, Mastercard has partnered with Discovery Education to launch ...

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Apr 28, 2021

Empowering Students to Say Yes to Healthy Lifestyles and No to Underage Drinking During Alcohol Responsibility Month and Beyond

We all need some good news right now, especially related to education and student progress. Research shows that since 2003 conversations about ...

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Apr 26, 2021

Exploring the Legacy of the Armenian Genocide, a Virtual Field Trip from Teaching with Testimony

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually on April 24th to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Educators can help ...

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