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Dean Shareski

Community Manager, Discovery Education Canada

About

Dean Shareski is the Community Manager for Discovery Education Canada. He taught grades one through eight for 14 years, and spent nine as a digital learning consultant for Prairie South School Division in Moose Jaw, SK.

In addition to this, he teaches pre-service teachers at the University of Regina. His blog consistently ranks among the top educational blogs, and 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.

My Session

Concurrent Session (C5) – Getting Serious About Culture

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“Culture is not the most important thing, it’s the only thing.” – Jim Sinegal, Co-founder and former CEO, Costco Is this true for schools and school districts? Having worked with districts across Canada, Dean Shareski has discovered some important ideas about building community and creating cultures where students, teachers and leaders feel empowered and work […]

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Concurrent Session (C9) – Getting Serious About Culture

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“Culture is not the most important thing, it’s the only thing.” – Jim Sinegal, Co-founder and former CEO, Costco Is this true for schools and school districts? Having worked with districts across Canada, Dean Shareski has discovered some important ideas about building community and creating cultures where students, teachers and leaders feel empowered and work […]

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