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Learning in 360: Introducing Ancient Civilizations

Learning in 360: Introducing Ancient Civilizations

Learning is: Allowing Students to Make Connections to Ancient Civilizations Visit Mr McDonald’s grade 6/7 class in Surrey, British Columbia Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of Ancient Civilizations and specifically Mesopotamia. The Big Idea Mr McDonald introduced his students to Ancient Civilization using this video

Accepted to #DENSI2017: Meet Anne Leblanc

Accepted to #DENSI2017 Congratulations, Anne LeBlanc! @anneleblanc2 Elementary Teacher, Bel Ayr Elementary, Halifax Regional School Board in Halifax, Nova Scotia. From Anne’s #DENSI2017 Application What skills and strengths will you bring to the DENSI experience? I am always eager to learn, both as an individual and as a teacher. I love teaching. I am always looking

Learning in 360 Degrees: Mrs. Massie’s Students Are in the DogHouse

In Calgary, Alberta,  Laura Massie teaches science to grade 7s. This month, she allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in studying engineering with the Discovery Education Science Techbook  and the Alberta Grade 7 curriculum. This is a raw, unedited look at grade 7 students interacting and utilizing Science Techbook The Big Idea Students are working collaboratively

#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

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

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

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