Author Archives: Tom Metuzals

We have a winner!

We have a winner!

Congratulations to Shelley Addis! Shelley is the winner of the Discovery Education Canada Fellowship Drive. Shelley is a DEN Star from St Paul Education Regional Division #1 in Alberta, teaching at Ecole St. Paul Elementary School. Earlier this year, during the Alberta Road trip, we held our first Fellowship Drive for Canada. Educators from across

The Great Alberta Roadshow!

The Discovery Education Canada team hit the road in Alberta last week. We visited 8 school districts across the province speaking with and learning from over 250 educators about the transformation of Alberta classrooms. From Pembina Hills to St. Paul, from Elk Island to Northern Gateway we met motivated and passionate teachers that wanted to

Learn East 2011

This past August, Discovery Education took part in the Learn East 2.0.11 in Fredericton, NB.  New Brunswick has been a leader in leveraging technology for learning. The DEN’s Kyle Schutt presented his popular “I can do THAT with Powerpoint?” session. Thanks for having us, we made some great new friends! From left to right –

Letter to First Graders

DEN star Kathy Cassidy, from Saskatchewan, welcomes new students to her classroom with this great letter. It sets the tone for a fun, interactive year . And she has  a similar letter that goes to the parents. Here are the links again: and their parents Let us know, in the comments section, if

New Brunswick SD #8

As a part of looking back at the school year, we met many innovative educators across the country. In April of 2011,  Superintendent Susan Tipper (second left) and Director of Finance Chris Toole (right) welcomed Discovery Education Canada’s VP’s John Risinger (left) and Andy Schaefer (4th on the left) along with the team from SD

Reminiscing with DEN Stars in Saskatoon

In May 2011, DEN Stars from Saskatchewan got together during the IT Summit in Saskatoon, SK. It was fabulous to have so many DEN stars show up from Chief Poundmaker and Prairie South. It didn’t take long for the  iPads and laptops to come out. Hall Davidson, the DEN’s Director of  Global Learning Initiatives, was