Mathematician, scientist, engineer, computer technician—does your child aspire to pursue any of these careers in the future? Is he or she interested in these disciplines, or does he or she enjoy learning about them? If you answered yes, then encourage your student to try our new STEM-themed QuizBowl trivia challenge, just in time for Digital Learning Day on March 13 and for Pi Day on March 14!
Digital Learning Day March 13th 2015 In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
Today, March 13th marks Digital Learning Day 2015. Across the globe teachers and educators are embracing technology and sharing it with students in their classrooms and online. The aim of digital learning day is to highlight the effect Digital Learning can have, increasing the educational opportunities of students who have the chance to embrace it in their every day learning.
Students from Valparaiso’s Central Elementary took part in the school’s third annual Digital Learning Day. The nationwide day of digital celebration shows how effective teaching and great technology combine to have a positive impact on America’s schools. Grades 3-5 were taught the basics of Scratch - An Introduction to Coding, while grades K-2 worked to learn and make iMovies.
Schools Using Digital Tools to Enhance Learning In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
Friday marks Digital Learning Day across Virginia. The event promotes new methods of teaching and they're being introduced into your child's classroom. Laptops and tablets are being used to help students collaborate on assignments and receive feedback instantly from teachers. Right now, the program is being tested on more than 1,100 students in eight middle school classrooms across Rockingham County.
On Friday, Angola High School students studied with a famous music composer, traveled to France and shared their experiences with technology — all from within the school walls. Friday was Digital Learning Day. In concert with students and teachers across the country, Metropolitan School District of Steuben County classrooms put a focus on web-based learning.
Digital lessons learned in Kennywood whirling In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
Bethel Park High School physics teacher Lee Cristofano knows what people think when students attend Physics Day at Kennywood — it's an excuse for a field trip. But his students turned last year's trip into an award-winning technology video by using a GoPro camera and smartphones. “Let's be honest, it is fun. But there's no reason the kids shouldn't be learning too,” Cristofano said Friday after giving a presentation on using GoPro cameras in the classroom during Digital Learning Day at Allegheny Intermediate Unit.
Digital Learning Day! In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
Digital learning day started in 2012 and it’s a day meant to celebrate the use of any technology in the education world that helps strengthen students’ learning experience. Here at Primavera, we work with technology every single day and we couldn’t pass up an opportunity to celebrate the successes that schools all across the country, and the world, are having by incorporating it into their learning activities.
Digital Learning Day March 13 AND BEYOND! In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
Wokka, my dear friend from the Edupuppets was hard at work this week while I worked on my rank in Star Wars Commander. He wants everybody to dream big for Digital Learning Day! Get off you Apps and do something spectacular!
‘Tech buddies’ pair up for Digital Day In the NewsMarch 16, 2015
A pair of first and fourth graders at Mountain View Elementary School stood at the interactive whiteboard and explained to their peers all about beavers. Moving through a series of slides, they explained what beavers look like, what they eat and what their habitat is. The boys concluded with a fun fact: Beavers can hold their breath for about 15 minutes. “That’s a long time,” said Boladz. The kids and students applauded.It was part of Digital Learning Day, a national event promoted by the Center for Digital Learning and Policy. It’s designed for schools to increase their knowledge and understanding of how best to use technology to support students’ learning, said David Huber, Mountain View principal.
Happy Digital Learning Day! This post is our last post for the Digital Learning Challenge. As a reminder, to be entered to win the tablet, you need to have added a meaningful comment to each of the 10 posts in this challenge. You have until midnight tonight to complete all 10. This weekend, we will be reviewing the comments and on Monday, we will select and announce a winner. If you enjoyed this challenge, we encourage you to take part in next week’s Digital Heroism Challenge. There will be a new chance to win prizes, and the authors of the posts are some amazing people.