Join Dean Shareski, Discovery Education’s Community Engagement Manager, as he helps you find the power of pixels.
The majority of communication parents, community and often students receive has been via the written word. While this remains an important and viable means of disseminating information, it’s a challenging medium to create trust and convey the range of powerful emotions that happen in schools.
This session will introduce you to some basic ideas of using video and images to share your school and its stories.
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Dean Shareski is the Community Engagement Manager for Discovery Education. He taught grades first through eighth for 14 years and spent nine as a digital learning consultant for Prairie South School Division in Moose Jaw, SK. In addition he teaches pre-service teachers at the University of Regina. His blog consistently ranks among the top educational blogs. Dean also blogs for Tech Learning and the Huffington Post. In 2010 he won the ISTE Award for Outstanding Leader of the Year. Dean has had the opportunity to speak to a variety of education audiences both nationally and internationally. His passion remains helping teachers explore the affordances of technology for learning. Dean believes humor and humility go a long way in supporting and advocating transformational practices in teaching and learning.