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
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
Another Monday evening and another 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series in the books. We had a great turn out for June. Apparently the learning never stops. Each month, we are highlighting DEN Community members as they share five unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom. In case you
I’ve been a longtime fan of this quote. It’s this premise that gives me permission to try new things. It’s with this quote that I took on the task of promoted the DENny Awards. The DENnys are Discovery Education’s way of recognizing and acknowledge a variety of community members and the great work they’re doing.
186 tweets, 11 speakers and 90+ people later, another Ignite event is in the books. This time we gathered in beautiful Niagara Falls, ON during the CanConnect conference where we had speakers from 4 provinces and our first ever US presenter share their stories of what they are discovering. Three superintendents and six classroom teachers
Win Grammarly Premium! In celebration of DEN Teacher Appreciation Week, our friends at Grammarly are excited to offer their extension and a free premium account for 10 lucky Discovery Educators. What is Grammarly? Correcting student work demands a lot from teachers whose time and resources are already stretched thin. The challenges of learning English grammar
WriteAbout.com | Digital Writing for Classrooms A community where students engage in high-interest writing for an authentic audience and teachers help students grow through the entire writing process. Our friends at Write About are honored to be able to support us in thanking Discovery Educators for advocating digital literacy. Learn more and get access to
Monday evening continued of our 5 Ways to Use Discovery Education webinar series. Each month, we’ll be highlighting DEN Community members as they share 5 unique strategies, tools, or resources for using Discovery Education in your classroom. In case you missed it, here are the educators that were spotlighted along with the resources we shared.
The setup. Now for some context. What’s the seemingly oddest learning experience you’ve had that you were able to make a connection with? What about with your students? How do we teach people to see patterns and connections.
DENapalooza Halifax on Saturday, April 18th! The DENapalooza tour for 2015 is making its first stop in Canada. Halifax is honored to be a host city for DENapalooza. Through the DENapalooza series of professional development events, educators can share the power of making connections through the Discovery Educator Network. These free, full day events are