Author Archives: Dean Shareski

#DENchat Live

#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

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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

2016 Day of Discovery in Vancouver, British Columbia

In one of the most spectacular settings, over 100 educators gathered for a spectacular day of learning. Unlike a typical Day of Discovery, this was held on a weekday and featured specific strands for Principals, leaders and classroom teachers.  Special thanks to Craig Cantlie from West Vancouver Schools for helping with the organization. North Vancouver

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery Winnipeg, MB edition

It sounds repetitive and almost cliche but once again we had an amazing night of community and learning. The Winnipeg Ignites from 2014 and 2015  had some of the widest range of presenters. This year was no exception. From classroom teachers to principals, to district leaders to storytellers and authors, we were privileged to 10

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

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