In this installment of One Idea With: Discovery Education Senior Vice President Scott Kinney interviews former school principal, best-selling ASCD author, educational consultant, and motivational speaker Baruti Kafele.
Author of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success and Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Life, Mr. Kafale’s One Idea focuses on how to motivate students and close the attitude gap. Watch the video below to learn more, and then visit www.principalkafele.com for additional information on Mr. Kafele’s work.
The Common Core Math Standards require students to demonstrate a blend of skills, conceptual understandings, and problem solving, and require teachers to integrate the Standards for Mathematical Practice into classroom instruction. Teaching and Assessing Common Core Math in a Digital World will help you make sense of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and their successful implementation in the K-12 math classroom. Strengthen your core with resources, tools, and assessments, leveraging digital media and technology, to help your students reach higher levels of math achievement.
“I go to a lot of professional development. The better I get, the better my students get. This definitely rates amongst my favorite professional development.” -- Carlos Rodriguez, 8th Grade Math Teacher, Bronx, NY
In a recent Tech & Learning article, Miami science teacher Jennifer Rioseco explains how she elevated her 6th- and 7th-grade students’ science fair projects to another level by using Discovery Education’s Board Builder, an exciting new tool which allows students to merge their own research, writing, and content creation with existing Discovery Education resources to create boards about unlimited topics. “They are so into the technology and they come up with the coolest ideas,” says Rioseco. Learn more about this tool by reading 50 Ways to Use Board Builder.