Author Archives: Dean Shareski

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Anne Leblanc

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Anne Leblanc

Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Anne LeBlanc! @anneleblanc2 Elementary Teacher, Bel Ayr Elementary, Halifax Regional School Board in Halifax, Nova Scotia. From Anne’s #DENSI2017 Application What skills and strengths will you bring to the DENSI experience? I am always eager to learn, both as an individual and as a teacher. I love teaching. I am always looking

The DENny Awards

A post shared by Dean Shareski (@dshareski) on Apr 14, 2017 at 3:49pm PDT Celebrations are a big part of Discovery Education and our community. We love to celebrate successes and milestones and great efforts. One of our favorite traditions that we have every spring is our annual DENny Awards. These awards recognize fellow educators who

Learning in 360 Degrees: Mrs. Massie’s Students Are in the DogHouse

In Calgary, Alberta,  Laura Massie teaches science to grade 7s. This month, she allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying engineering with the Discovery Education Science Techbook  and the Alberta Grade 7 curriculum. This is a raw, unedited look at grade 7 students interacting and utilizing Science Techbook The Big Idea Students are working collaboratively

#DENchat Live

At Discovery Education, we like trying new things. In Surrey School District, they like trying new things. With that, we had a live streamed #DENchat. If you’re not familiar with #DENchat, it’s a weekly twitter chat that takes place on Thursdays. With the help of Lindsay Foster and Hugh McDonald, they moderated the chat, while

Community Update

Community Update February 3, 2017

Stay up-to-date with all the new resources, events, programs, and tools available to you as part of your Discovery Education subscription with our bi-weekly Community Update. Links to Content/Resources/Programs Found in the Update Content Showcase Operation Prevention 3M VFT Tiger Woods Foundation TGR EDU: Explore Webinar President’s Day Viewing Party Jackie Smyers Nicole Lakusta REMINDER: Join

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery Edmonton, AB edition

This is actually our 2nd event in Edmonton in 2016. Thanks to the efforts of Diane Lefebvre and host district Edmonton Catholic, we had a terrific evening with a huge variety of talks. We heard talks about life-changing events, mental health, classroom transformations as well as our first singing Ignite talk . Here’s a list

Another Community Story

I’m often reminded that I have one of the best jobs in the world. Getting to work with districts around the world, I continue to value and appreciate the high quality of people who have dedicated themselves to helping young people. Being able to spend time with these people, hear their stories, encourage them and

Great Bloggers of Canada

Remember blogging? For many people involved in technology and education, blogging is a relatively old tool and my guess is that many of you reading this either have a blog or at one time created one. For many reasons, they still are a great way to reflect, share and provide a versatile platform for a variety

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