Author Archives: Dean Shareski

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What Are You Curious About? The Edmonton Edition

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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5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – September Edition

September was our 8th edition of our  5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series.  Each month we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.   Kyle led this month’s edition. Susan Bowdoin, a STAR from Albuquerque, kicked us off with

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What Are You Curious About? The Winnipeg Edition

This Monday we kicked off another series of “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Educators in Manitoba have only been back at work for a couple of weeks and yet 85 of them gathered for 10 inspiring talks and great conversations. This year’s sub-theme asks the question, “What Are You Curious About?’ Topics ranged

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Ignite Your Passion is Back

The plan was simple.  Choose a region full of passionate educators. Find 10 or so people willing to share a 5-minute talk. Select a pub or restaurant where folks could gather. Invite 100 or so friends and strangers and watch the magic happen. These events were called, “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” They were truly some

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5 Ways to Use Discovery Education – June Edition

Another Monday evening and another 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series in the books. We had a great turn out for June. Apparently the learning never stops.  Each month, we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom.  In case you

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Those Goofy #DENnyAwards Videos

I’ve been a longtime fan of this quote. It’s this premise that gives me permission to try new things. It’s with this quote that I took on the task of promoted the DENny Awards. The DENnys are Discovery Education’s way of recognizing and acknowledge a variety of community members and the great work they’re doing.

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