2016 Digital Learning Day

Bertie County Connecting through Digital Learning

Digital Learning Day is Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Digital Learning Day Blurb:


What is it: Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career.


Why do it: With so many new types of digital devices, educational software and mobile apps continuously developed, it’s hard to keep up with the latest and greatest advancements in educational technology. In some classrooms and out-of-school programs across the country, educators are doing some pretty amazing things with technology.


What is DLD:
Digital Learning Day celebrates the use of digital technology in learning, and in particular highlights innovative and forward-thinking use of technology for learning in the classroom. From https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/digital-learning-day/


Steps:


1. Explore the symbaloo with digital curriculum tools.

2. Choose 1 digital tool to focus on implementing in your curriculum Digital Learning Day.

(please feel free to use other digital tools that may not be listed)

3. Create a lesson utilizing the digital tool of choice.

4. Complete the Google doc information by Monday, February 15, 2016.

5. Have fun and take photos. (Photos can be uploaded to this folder)




Lesson Resources:

http://www.digitallearningday.org/Page/336 - Photo Story, blogging, movie maker, Prezi, Glogster

http://blog.getkahoot.com/post/93298473732/more-lesson-plan-adopts-our-learners-to - Kahoot

www.voki.com/lesson_plans.php - Voki

www.emergingedtech.com/2014/08/blabberize-in-the-classroom/ - Blabberize

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/storybird-new-teacher-boot-camp-lisa-dabbs - Story Bird

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2014/01/30/20-useful-ways-to-use-todaysmeet-in-schools/ - Today’s Meet

http://wakefield21.weebly.com/toondoo-lessons.html - Toondoo

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Using-No-Red-Ink-to-Improve-Grammar-and-Conventions-1129982 -No Red Ink (free as of 2/4/16)

http://www.schrockguide.net/qr-codes-in-the-classroom.html - QR Codes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHHJa9EQLb0 - Move Note

Digital Tools Symbaloo

Click on the link to the Symbaloo below to access resources to help in the implementation of your digital learning plans.

Digital Learning Day Photo Gallery

Journey through a photo gallery of some of the many activities that took place on our school campuses across the district to celebrate Digital Learning Day 2016. To see a description of the activities you can click on the link to the Google Document where teachers shared their Digital Learning Day Plans above. In order to see more photos of all the many engaging learning activities that took place, click on the link to the Google Folder.

Bertie High and Bertie STEM School

Bertie Middle School

Windsor Elementary School

Colerain Elementary School

Aulander Elementary School