The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, in a joint venture with NCTies and NCSLMA,and in partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, is pleased to announce our participation in the Digital Learning Day celebration.
This national campaign is designed to celebrate innovative teaching and highlight practices that illustrate effective use of digital teaching. This includes activities that make learning more personalized and engaging for students, and that ready them with skills needed to succeed in college, career, and life. As you are planning your Digital Learning Day (DLD) celebration, we would like to invite you to participate in our statewide innovative digital learning contest.
Who is this contest for? You!
We are looking for innovative digital learning! All approaches, grade levels, subject areas, geographic locations and levels of expertise are welcome! No matter what, who or how you teach, this challenge is for you!
How can you participate?
1. Assemble a collaborative team of teachers in your school. We recommend including your Instructional Technology Facilitator and/or your School Library Media Coordinator if possible
2. Highlight what innovative digital learning looks like for your students using a format of your choice. This could be an image with an accompanying description, short video (2 minutes max) or any Web 2.0 tool you choose.
3. Submit your entry on the DLD entry form - . (http://bit.ly/NCDLD2015) by Friday, March 6, 2015. It’s that easy!
What happens next?
All submissions will be evaluated by NCDPI Digital Teaching & Learning consultants, NCTies and
NCSLMA board members. A rubric can be found in the DLD Edmodo Group (group code: 6wytyp).
One winning team per region will be selected.
The winning teams will receive 1 complimentary registration for NCSLMA 2015 and 1 complimentary registration for NCTies 2016. The NCSLMA complimentary registration must be accompanied by a conference proposal.
Need more information?
To learn more about this ground-breaking event, visit 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.