Digital Learning News 5-30-17
Summer Learning Opportunities We Recommend - Special Edition
Your Digital Learning Team
12 Great Ways to Grow as an Educator This Summer
Attend the Denton ISD TIA Conference
Dave Burgess (author of "Teach Like a Pirate") and Eric Sheninger (innovative thought leader and latest book BrandED)
Great breakout sessions, too!
Registration Link: http://www.tiacon.org/register
$40 EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS THIS FRIDAY 6-2!
Try out "Today at Apple" - new in-store hands-on sessions
Today at Apple is a new in-store program. Educational sessions ranging in topics from photo and video to music, coding, art and design and more are available for free. The hands-on sessions, collectively called “Today at Apple,” will be led by highly-trained team members, and in select cities.
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW.
Also: Today at Apple includes programming like Field Trips for students and teachers, sessions on coding with Swift Playgrounds, and Teacher Tuesdays (an exciting new program just for teachers).
Find a Today at Apple session that you would like to attend and sign up .
If you teach elementary TCEA Tots and Technology is a great conference!
Registration Link: https://tots.tcea.org/register/
Check out "Recharge" at ESC11 this summer!
Recharge - A New Type of Learning Experience: Digital Learning Edition:
Recharge- A new type of learning experience: Digital Learning Edition! The Recharge Digital Learning Edition will feature bursts of learning that are stimulating, motivational, interactive, hands-on, and applicable. Sessions offered will include a variety of short, engaging experiences along with in-depth learning opportunities. Bring a device (laptop preferred) if you have one available.
Recharge Registration Link: https://ontrac.esc11.net/session.asp?wksp_num=006186
Birdville Digital Learning Summer Professional Learning Opportunities
Earn your flex credit for next year! Claim your spot, register now!
The Digital Learning team now has three options for professional learning.
- In Person
- Online with Canvas
ONLINE SELF-PACED MODULE TO LEARN ABOUT THE NEW CURRICULUM & LESSON PLANNING
Exciting news! Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, your curriculum documents will be accessed through Canvas and your lesson plans will be completed in Google Drive.
August professional learning days will bring opportunities for you to work with the new curriculum in Canvas and lesson plan template in Google.
If you want to get a head start, here is the SELF-PACED TRAINING LINK
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Kelli Montgomery Director of Digital Learning
Cheryl McKnight Coordinator of Digital Learning
ELEMENTARY TEAM MEMBERS:
Campuses: Birdville, WT Francisco, Binion, Mullendore, Snow Heights, Porter, Foster Village
Campuses: Smithfield, Cheney, Stowe, Watauga, North Ridge, Walker Creek, Green Valley
Campuses: David E Smith, Richland, West Birdville, Holiday Heights, Hardeman, ACFT, J. D. Spicer
Learning Resources Specialist
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Campuses: BCTAL, Smithfield MS, North Richland MS, Central Office Administration
Campuses: Richland HS, Birdville HS, Raising Blended Learners Support
Campuses: Haltom HS, Haltom MS, Richland MS, North Ridge MS, North Oaks MS, Watauga MS,
Campuses: Online Learning Specialist, All Middle and High Schools, Shannon HS