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Digital Learning Day Tip of the Day! A Quick Read with Great Insight for Teachers and Other Education Leaders…

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January 11, 2012 10:05 pm


Hear directly from teachers and other education leaders implementing digital learning in recent Alliance and Digital Learning blogs! These are quick views into the world of educators who are making it happen!

Learning Stations To Reach Every Student
Kim Sharp, an English teacher at Klein Forest High School in Houston, Texas, shares how learning stations help her meet the needs of individual students in her class.

It’s More About Learning than Digital for LFA
Cheryl Williams, the executive director of the Learning First Alliance, discusses the importance of how a teacher relates to students, engages their interest, and opens the world of intellectual curiosity and how technology and digital learning can help a teacher make this happen.

iEngage- Digital Learning Every Day, All Day
Robert Craven, an educator from Saddleback Valley Unified School District with a technology obsession, discusses his journey to ensure that teachers and students in his districts are able to maximize the potential of digital learning all day every day.

Digital Learning with the NCTAF STEM Learning Studio
Melinda George, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future’s (NCTAF), shares how rethinking the way that schools are organized and taking advantage of collaborative learning teams make a real difference for teachers and students.

What a School Librarian Can Do For You
Robyn Young, school librarian at Avon High School and the Avon Advanced Learning Center in Avon, Indiana, emphasizes how school librarians can help teachers integrate technology and digital learning into instruction.

School Culture is Critical to Sustaining Digital Learning
Eric Sheninger, principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, specifically talks about how several teachers in his school, across the content areas, are using technology to meet the needs of students.

Kentucky Teachers Using Technology
Jill Griebe, District Literacy Coach for Eminence Independent Schools in Eminence, Kentucky, discusses how the Literacy Team in her district helps teachers use technology to improve student outcomes.

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Sara White Hall is the director of the Center for Secondary School Digital Learning and Policy at the Alliance for Excellent Education.


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