186 tweets, 11 speakers and 90+ people later, another Ignite event is in the books. This time we gathered in beautiful Niagara Falls, ON during the CanConnect conference where we had speakers from 4 provinces and our first ever US presenter share their stories of what they are discovering. Three superintendents and six classroom teachers
Win Grammarly Premium! In celebration of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week, our friends at Grammarly are excited to offer their extension and a free premium account for 10 lucky Discovery Educators. What is Grammarly? Correcting student work demands a lot from teachers whose time and resources are already stretched thin. The challenges of learning English grammar
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Monday evening continued of our 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series. Each month, we’ll be highlighting DEN Community members as they share 5 unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom. In case you missed it, here are the educators that were spotlighted along with the resources we shared.
The setup. Now for some context. What’s the seemingly oddest learning experience you’ve had that you were able to make a connection with? What about with your students? How do we teach people to see patterns and connections.
DENapalooza Halifax on Saturday, April 18th! The DENapalooza tour for 2015 is making its first stop in Canada. Halifax is honored to be a host city for DENapalooza. Through the DENapalooza series of professional development events, educators can share the power of making connections through the Discovery Educator Network. These free, full day events are
Follow the bouncing ball. We hosted our second 5 Ways to use Discovery Education on Monday. This month we had a bit of a March Madness theme. In case you missed February’s edition, the blog post gives you the highlights. These monthly webinars showcase the community and many resources available to you within Discovery Education. I
If we consider life a journey, it’s important and fun to look back at how we ended in the place we are today. For the past 10 years or so I’ve been on a journey and many of you have been on one similar to mine. Some have started at different points but the idea that
After doing several of these events, they keep getting better. If you saw my tweets or got my emails about tonight’s event and skipped it, you made a mistake. #yowignite — Shauna Pollock (@misspollock) February 26, 2015 Over 90 educators learners gathered on a very cold evening to participate in an evening of sharing,
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