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Tip of the Day: A Teacher’s Dream! Check Out These Edutopia Resources for Digital Learning Day.

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January 26, 2012 09:12 pm

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Tip of the Day: A Teacher’s Dream! Check Out These Edutopia Resources for Digital Learning Day.

6 days and counting…1,655,375 students participating so far! You can see Edutopia’s Digital Learning Day Resources at http://www.edutopia.org/digital-learning-technology-resources. These resources include interesting and teacher-friendly videos, helpful hints, and new tools and resources on:

Integrating Technology into Schools

Online Learning and Blended Classrooms

Teaching with New Media Tools

Working with Digital Learners

Additional Resources on the Web

ANNOUNCING! Digital Learning Day’s Video Contest

We want to hear how digital learning is improving your school and how you celebrated Digital Learning Day! There are categories for Teachers, High School Students, Middle School, and Elementary Students. Go to Digital Learning Day’s website and click on “Contests” or go directly to http://www.digitallearningday.org/awards/ to view the categories, directions and rules. Submissions will be due on Friday, March 2nd.

A Quick Checklist for your participation in Digital Learning Day:

  1. Make a plan to celebrate Digital Learning Day at your school with your students. Go to the Teacher Toolkit for idea from us and teachers like you. The Awesome Ideas link provides templates you can customize that may give you some ideas to get started.
  2. DONE! If you are getting this note directly, you have already signed up to participate. So mark that off your list!
  3. You are encouraged to watch the live town hall meeting being streamed via the Internet on February 1, 2012. You can view this on your own, with colleagues, or as a class. Please make sure to register to get the directions, bookmark the link, and test your system before the live webcast on February 1 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time.

If you’d like to receive these daily tips by email, sign up to participate in Digital Learning Day at http://www.digitallearningday.org.

You can also “like” Digital Learning Day on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NationalDigitalLearningDay and follow the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #DLDay or @DLDay2012. Another popular hashtag for digital learning is #DigLN.

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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