Shanika_Hopev2Shanika Hope, PhD is Vice President of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment for Discovery Education. She is responsible for providing leadership in the development of instructional resources including assessments and professional development content that underscores the role of digital content and technology in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the new assessment systems. She serves as a thought leader and leading expert for the business in the areas of curriculum, standards, assessment and adult learning theory. Shanika has been with Discovery Education since 2010. Prior to joining the company, Shanika served as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for the District of Columbia. Additionally, she managed and supported more than three dozen DC public schools and public charter schools in various capacities. Additionally, she served as a teacher, principal and school turnaround specialist. She holds a PhD in Education and an MS in Math and Science Education from Old Dominion University and is a member of Phi Delta Kappa and ASCD.

Scholastic recently feature an article written by Shanika entitled: Assembly Required: PD for a Digital Age


FA88 – Teachers, Technology And the Common Core

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