We highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum using the latest 21st-century tools. Whether you are new to Discovery Education or a long-time user in search of the latest instructional strategies, this event has something for everyone.
Keynote: When You’re Not the Smartest Person in the Room
Dean Shareski , Discovery Education Network (DEN) Manager
The moment you bring an Internet connection into the classroom, you open up your students to a vast world of knowledge and possibilities. Many teachers are beginning to realize this but are struggling to make it a reality. Let’s explore together how the shape of knowledge is shifting and what we as teachers and leaders can do to model ways to leverage the best of what this new frontier can offer.
Dean Shareski is a teacher, speaker and consultant who works with schools and teachers looking to leverage technology for learning. In 2010 he was the ISTE outstanding leader. He's been blogging for 7 years and it consistently ranks among the top educational blogs. As Community Manager for Discovery Education, Dean strives to share his excitement and passion for education to build awareness for the need to integrate technology into learning.