Author Archives: Dean Shareski


Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: Richmond, BC edition

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: Richmond, BC edition

We kicked off our new series of Ignite events in grand style as we invaded Celli’s pub on a rainy evening last week in the Vancouver, BC area. In conjunction with the CEA annual conference on First Nations, we partnered to include some outstanding presentations from conference presenters from across Canada. This year’s theme that


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


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.


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


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