1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 – […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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, […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

  11. 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 […]

  12. 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 […]

  13. 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 […]

  14. Spring VirtCon 2011 Update!

    Spring Virtual Conference April 30, 2011 9 AM to 3 PM ET Think Outside the Book with thousands of educators from all over the world as we connect during this unique professional development experience where you can attend in-person, online or both! Learn powerful ways to integrate digital media and Web 2.0 tools into your […]

  15. Dr. Lodge McCammon Songs are Here!

    Dr. Lodge McCammon is a Specialist in Curriculum and Contemporary Media at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  We just added 27 of Lodge’s phenomenal songs to Discovery Education Canada STREAMING library of resources. His work in education began in 2003 at Wakefield High School in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he taught Civics and AP […]

  16. SEATCA Conference

    Tom Metuzals, Discovery Education Canada We just returned from an amazing conference, the Southeastern Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association, SEATCA Conference on February 24th & 25th in Medicine Hat, Alberta.  Not only did Tom Metuzals and Karen Goldman exhibit at the event but we shared Discovery Education Canada STREAMING at two presentations. We shared all of the fabulous […]

  17. Highlighting Discovery Education Staff: John Risinger

    John Risinger and a friend Tell me about your role/roles at Discovery. Working for Discovery Communications for nearly 13 years, my roles have changed dramatically and often.  And I wouldn’t want it any other way.  As Vice President of Sales and Marketing, my responsibilities include partnering with Canadian schools, focusing heavily on the Maritimes and […]

  18. Register for the Quest for Curiosity!

    Join the challenge!  What sparks your curiosity?  Are you supporting your students’ inquisitive minds?  No matter the grade you teach or the academic focus of your classroom, the Quest for Curiosity is a great challenge that will engage your students in a journey that will help them harness the skills needed to shine in the […]

  19. Welcome Tom Metuzals to Discovery Education!

    Tell me about your role at Discovery Communications? I’m the Regional Director for Central and western Canada, Tom Metuzals. I work in the Toronto office.  I’ve been with Discovery since January 2011. What do you love about Discovery? The fact that we are transforming classrooms and helping teachers engage students is exciting for me. Nowadays […]

  20. Tell Your Storm Story & Share Your Pictures

    , Today the major winter storm is currently heading towards the maritimes in Canada and New England in the U.S., according to the CBC news. The storm has stretched 3,200 km (2,000 miles) covering the US and Canada with loads of snow. Was your school closed due to the weather?  Was it the first snow […]

  21. Bracing for the Storm

    This winter has been full of harsh weather; snow, high winds, and ice. I am currently sitting in the Chicago Discovery offices dreading the inevitable blizzard of a lifetime.  Why focus on the weather as a theme within your lessons? In addition to Discovery Education’s videos we have a huge variety of media assets.  Have […]

  22. Be A STAR

    Not yet a STAR? What are you waiting on? Go to community.discoveryeducation.com Login using your DE username and password Click on “Become a STAR Discovery Educator” 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 […]