Digital Learning Day is coming Feb 5. Here is what you need to know.
What: Digital Learning Day is a nationwide celebration of innovative teachers and common-sense, effective applications of digital learning in America’s schools that support teachers, improve learning, and provide options for students to achieve at their highest potential. Digital Learning Day materials and resources support educators at all levels as they navigate the shift to more robust digital learning environments to achieve higher standards for students.
Who: Anyone is encouraged to participate. There are activities for teachers, students, administrators and more!
Where: While all the activities are digitally-based, there is opportunities for face-to-face conversations on what digital learning is and what it means for students.
What Else? There are tons of free virtual sessions that you can take part in on topics ranging from demonstration of digital lesson plans, to discussions on the policies surrounding digital education. Also, on the Digital Learning Day website there are loads of lesson plans, activity ideas and more to do more on DLD! If you plan on doing something, anything, for Digital Learning Day, please take time to head over to the DLD website and add your event to their map.
What are you planning on doing for Digital Learning Day? Leave some suggestions below!
cross posted at blog.web20classroom.org
Steven W. Anderson is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in Winston-Salem, NC. He also regularly travels the country talking to schools and districts about the use of Social Media in the classroom. Steven has been recognized with the NOW Award and the 2009 and 2011 Edublogs, Twitterer of The Year Award. In 2012 he was named an ASCD Emerging Leader. Read more at blog.web20classroom.org.