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What Are You Curious About? The Edmonton Edition

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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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

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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

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What Are You Curious About? The Winnipeg Edition

This Monday we kicked off another series of “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Educators in Manitoba have only been back at work for a couple of weeks and yet 85 of them gathered for 10 inspiring talks and great conversations. This year’s sub-theme asks the question, “What Are You Curious About?’ Topics ranged

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Ignite Your Passion is Back

The plan was simple.  Choose a region full of passionate educators. Find 10 or so people willing to share a 5-minute talk. Select a pub or restaurant where folks could gather. Invite 100 or so friends and strangers and watch the magic happen. These events were called, “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery” They were truly some

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Beyond Hello: Ignite Your Passion for Discovery

Cross posted on Ideas and Thoughts It’s been a great privilege of mine to organize and host several evenings across Canada called “Ignite Your Passion for Discovery”. These evenings are held in a local watering hole and feature passionate educators from the Discovery Educator Network and beyond sharing a story of passion be it in

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Ignite Your Passion for Discovery: The Vancouver Edition

85 educators walk into a bar… That’s what happened last night in Vancouver. A gathering of teachers from various districts crammed into a small space to share passions and connect with folks who are passionate about children and learning. This rendition, like the previous events in Winnipeg and Edmonton featured great presenters and enthusiastic participants who

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