1. Frozen Planet Premiere

    Superintendent Geri Hall, Dean Shareski, Director, Celeste York and Tom Metuzals

    What do New York city and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan have in common? They were the US and Canadian sites that premiered The Frozen Planet, an amazing new series that features never before filmed sequences and locations that will truly leave you in awe. While the NYC event featured some big time celebrities, the event in […]

  2. Congrats to Shelley Wright

    I’m pleased to announce that Shelley Wright is the winner of the 21st Century Digital Classroom Challenge sponsored in part by Discovery Education. I can speak first hand to Shelley’s awesomeness having witnessed and participated in her journey into a tech infused classroom over the past 18 months. Her blog is one of the best reads of […]

  3. The first podcast

    So one of the things that Mr. Dembo and I have discussed is the idea of doing cool stuff. I’m not sure if this is cool but it was fast. So there you have it. It’s just Steve and I talking/rambling.We hope to make this a regular occurrence, introducing me and you to the some […]

  4. You’re probably a Star and don’t even know it

    Are you a Canadian? Does your school or district subscribe to Discovery Education? Then the fact that you’re reading this let’s me know that you’re likely a Star. Let me explain. Discovery Education is committed to helping teachers connect with one another. The way we do this is through the DEN or Discovery Educator Network. […]

  5. Building the DEN in Canada

    It’s been 2 weeks since I began my official role as Community Manager for the Canadian DEN. Needless to say my mind is spinning with possibilities and the vast opportunities that Discovery has for teachers. While I was previously aware of many of these, I’ve been bombarded with so much more as I learn about […]

  6. We have a winner!

    Congratulations to Shelley Addis! Shelley is the winner of the Discovery Education Canada Fellowship Drive. Shelley is a DEN Star from St Paul Education Regional Division #1 in Alberta, teaching at Ecole St. Paul Elementary School. Earlier this year, during the Alberta Road trip, we held our first Fellowship Drive for Canada. Educators from across […]

  7. Resources for Remembrance Day

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    Looking for resources for commemorating Remembrance Day?  Featuring resources selected and created by Discovery Education’s curriculum experts, the Discovery Education Canada Remembrance Day theme page offers teacher’s guides, video clips, audio, encyclopedia articles and more. Find it by searching “Remembrance Day” in your Discovery Education Canada media library and clicking on the banner that appears […]

  8. The Great Alberta Roadshow!

    The Discovery Education Canada team hit the road in Alberta last week. We visited 8 school districts across the province speaking with and learning from over 250 educators about the transformation of Alberta classrooms. From Pembina Hills to St. Paul, from Elk Island to Northern Gateway we met motivated and passionate teachers that wanted to […]

  9. Saturday morning learning at Medicine Hat SD#76

    On Nov 22, nineteen educators from the school districts around Medicine Hat gathered at the main offices for MHSD#76 for the Fall Virtual Conference. What a great day we had! Tim Johnson from MHSD#76 generously offered the boardroom, brought coffee and snacks for everyone. Matt Monjan led the group through a terrific session on web […]

  10. Learn East 2011

    This past August, Discovery Education took part in the Learn East 2.0.11 in Fredericton, NB.  New Brunswick has been a leader in leveraging technology for learning. The DEN’s Kyle Schutt presented his popular “I can do THAT with Powerpoint?” session. Thanks for having us, we made some great new friends! From left to right – […]

  11. Home Stretch of the DEN Membership Season – These Places Still Need Players!

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      In the final stretch of the DEN Membership Season, who will take home the coveted DEN MVP jerseys?  For most places, the game is down to the wire, but in some states and provinces, the field is wide open!  I don’t want to totally give it away, so if you happen live in a […]

  12. The DEN Membership Field is Wide Open!

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    With three weeks left, it is still anybody’s game in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season!  Every state and province will have one MVP – aside from bragging rights, you’ll also be the only one in your state or province that gets to sport the exclusive 2011 DEN jersey. Get started today!  To report your […]

  13. One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season! Will you be a winner?

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    One month left in the Discovery Educator Network Membership Season – report your points today!  With a winner in every state and province, you could take home coveted prizes from the Discovery Educator Network. Who will claim the title of National MVP?  Our current leading scorers are from Florida and Wisconsin. To report your events, […]

  14. Discovery Education Canada: Back-to-School 2011 Webinar Series

    Join us for the Discovery Education Canada Back-to-School 2011 Webinar series as we explore the basics of Discovery Education STREAMING, join in the Discovery Education STREAMATHON, build upon 50 more ways to utilize digital media, and create digital stories with Discovery Education. Register today http://links.discoveryeducation.com/CanadaBTS2011 All times listed are Eastern Time. Discovery Education STREAMING: Back […]

  15. Letter to First Graders

    DEN star Kathy Cassidy, from Saskatchewan, welcomes new students to her classroom with this great letter. It sets the tone for a fun, interactive year . And she has  a similar letter that goes to the parents. Here are the links again:  http://t.co/MEX2zD8 and their parents http://t.co/NzJaEXb Let us know, in the comments section, if […]

  16. New Brunswick SD #8

    As a part of looking back at the school year, we met many innovative educators across the country. In April of 2011,  Superintendent Susan Tipper (second left) and Director of Finance Chris Toole (right) welcomed Discovery Education Canada’s VP’s John Risinger (left) and Andy Schaefer (4th on the left) along with the team from SD […]

  17. Reminiscing with DEN Stars in Saskatoon

    In May 2011, DEN Stars from Saskatchewan got together during the IT Summit in Saskatoon, SK. It was fabulous to have so many DEN stars show up from Chief Poundmaker and Prairie South. It didn’t take long for the  iPads and laptops to come out. Hall Davidson, the DEN’s Director of  Global Learning Initiatives, was […]

  18. Be a STAR!

    Already a STAR? Maintain Your STAR Status for 2011-2012! Make sure you keep your STAR status. We’ve added a couple other options to help you demonstrate how you actively contribute to the community.There are several ways to stay active: Report at least two events from this past school year Report one event and upload a […]