Lawrence Education Center will join the more than 575,000 students and thousands of educators participating in the Alliance for Excellent Education’s first-ever Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. We will be part of the wave of innovation and momentum that is building for this groundbreaking event.
This national awareness campaign is designed to celebrate innovative teachers and highlight instructional practices that strengthen and personalize learning for all students. The Digital Learning Day campaign explores how digital learning can provide teachers and students with the opportunities they deserve in an effort to build or become part of a workforce that is ready to succeed in college, a career, and life.
Click below for links to the Teacher's Toolkit
Showcase/Promising Practices: The showcase of promising practices offers educators in at the district, high school, elementary school and libraries short videos highlighting ideas of incorporating digital learning into students' daily activities.
Project-Based Learning Frameworks for Lessons: This section provides project-based lessons or links to lesson repositories that have options for different technologies and length of implementation. Maybe your schools can start or finish one on Digital Learning Day!
Pedagogical Approaches and Professional Development: Find information about flipping the classroom, simulations, mobile learning, professional development, and more.
Instructional Tools and Ideas including digital content and websites for teaching and learning.
Lesson Ideas: Visit this large repository of lesson ideas and plans that incorporate digital learning into various content areas.
Collaboration Tools: Through a free collaboration site powered by Epsilen, Digital Learning Day participants can join a special Digital Learning Day group and begin connecting with other teachers and librarians across the country. The site provides opportunities to create an ePortfolio, begin or participate in discussions, share lesson plans and documents, and learn from one another. Educators will be able to participate in live chats, webinars, and other professional learning opportunities.
Subject Area Toolkits:
Social Studies: http://www.digitallearningday.org/toolkits/lessons/social-studies/
Language Arts: http://www.digitallearningday.org/toolkits/lessons/language-arts/