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I Used to Read Books but now I….

I Used to Read Books but now I….

Our Ignite events are really focused on the individuals in the room. Yes, we tweet and blog about them, but the talks themselves are best experienced in person. Occasionally, when it permits we do record them. At our Ignite event in Winnipeg last month, Andy Mckiel turned on his recorder and captured the audio of

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

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

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

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