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Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: Richmond, BC edition

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: Richmond, BC edition

We kicked off our new series of Ignite events in grand style as we invaded Celli’s pub on a rainy evening last week in the Vancouver, BC area. In conjunction with the CEA annual conference on First Nations, we partnered to include some outstanding presentations from conference presenters from across Canada. This year’s theme that


Ignite Your Passion is Back for 2016-2017

It’s back! If you don’t know what “it” is, check out our past Ignite event summaries. But if you don’t know and you’re too lazy to click that link, let me summarize. Ignite events are informal networking events usually hosted at a local watering hole featuring 8-10 five minute ignite style talks but community members.


Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: SC Wrap Up

In February, educators from across South Carolina gathered for a series of “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” events in Columbia, Greenville, and Beaufort. Each evening was filled with a series of short, energizing presentations shared by members of your Discovery Education Community about a topic that makes them curious. The Ignite format requires presenters to


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


Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: South Carolina Edition

Ignite Your Passion for Discovery is a powerful evening of short, energizing presentations combined with networking and engaging conversations.  This is the first season we are hosting these events in the United States, starting in South Carolina. We’re excited to kick off these events in February!  This year’s sub-theme is asking, “What are you curious


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