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Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: The Vancouver Edition

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: The Vancouver Edition

This was our second Vancouver Ignite event and proved to be even better than the first time around. Within 4 days the event sold out. This is an indication of the passionate educators in the area who value the opportunity to connect with each other in this powerful format. Of the 80 attendees, about a

The Best of the Community on Twitter

Can you believe it’s March already? The Community continues to share the great things happening in classrooms across North America. This week, there’s a fantastic live event on Wednesday to celebrate Read Across America. (Hint: Canadians, Brits, anyone really can join and participate and benefit) It’d be great if the @DiscoveryEd twitter feed was blasted

The Best of the Community on Twitter

I hope you’ve been following this fun blog series to keep up with the awesome sharing members of the Community are doing. Last week, there was even a special Digital Learning Day edition! I’ve been happy to see so many smiling faces of students and teachers using digital media in the classroom. Many of the

The Best of the Community on Twitter – #DLD Edition

Discovery Education using teachers are doing great things in their classroom on a regular basis. Yesterday was Digital Learning Day and with an even greater emphasis on digital learning, teachers across the world were sharing the wonderful things their students were doing. The DE Community was no different with many educators posting pictures and videos

The Best of The Community on Twitter

2010 seems like a long time ago. In technology terms, it is. Chromebooks weren’t even invented yet but now, they are becoming more and more of a staple in education. In 2010, Discovery Ed’s Dean Shareski keynoted the K12 Online Conference. As the name implies, this conference is held completely online, giving educators the opportunity

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

Best of TBD This Week

The Discovery Education Community has inspired educators for over 10 years. The relationships that educators have built have had lasting impressions not only on the teachers themselves, but those connections have impacted countless numbers of students. It’s fitting that the growth of the Community coincided with the social media boom. Educators never had it easier

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