Author Archives: Dean Shareski

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2016 Day of Discovery in Ottawa, ON

2016 Day of Discovery in Ottawa, ON

Saturday a great mix of about 70 educators and future educators came out to learn, share and connect. The event was held at the University of Ottawa who co-hosted along with Ottawa Catholic School District. Patti Duncan and Dean Shareski kicked things off with a talk on Sharing the Failure. We also had access to

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Ignite Your Passion is Back for 2016-2017

It’s back! If you don’t know what “it” is, check out our past Ignite event summaries. But if you don’t know and you’re too lazy to click that link, let me summarize. Ignite events are informal networking events usually hosted at a local watering hole featuring 8-10 five minute ignite style talks but community members.

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A little Principal love

We at Discovery Education love principals. We understand the critical nature of their role and their importance in school and student success. It’s why people like Jannita have helped developed more opportunities for these folks to connect and learn in the same ways we support our broader educational community. It’s with this in mind that

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What Are You Curious About? The Edmonton Edition

A packed house in Edmonton featured 8 wonderful Ignite presentations, great networking and an impromptu karaoke-style presentation on assessment. The theme asking “What Are You Curious About?”, meant presenters would pose a question and proceed to explore it during their talks. The theme of engagement and passion were prevalent from throughout the evening. At least

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What Are You Curious About? First Nations Education

In September, DEN Star April Waters, from St. James-Assiniboia School District in Winnipeg, Manitoba, shared a powerful Ignite talk on moving forward with First Nations Education. If you enjoyed listening to April, please send her a shout out here or follow her on Twitter. Discovery Education Canada also has some great resources on First Nations Peoples

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