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Learning is: Exposing Misconceptions in Math

Learning is: Exposing Misconceptions in Math

Learning is: Exposing Misconceptions in Math Visit Mrs Harach’s  grade 7 class in Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in using an SOS in their Math class The Big Idea Mrs Harach uses Discovery Education’s SOS  to facilitate student learning in Structures Mathematics. Students have utilized the

Learning in 360: Exploring Engineering in Grade 3

Learning is: Allowing Students to Explore and Make Connections to Others Visit Mr Cote’s grade3 class in Spruce Grove, Alberta Canada. This month, they allowed our Discovery Education Community to join them in their study of forces within their Engineering Unit. The Big Idea Mr Cote uses Science Techbook to facilitate his students’ learning on Structures

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

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