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Ideas garnered from #NCDLDay Twitter Chats

  • Have students create videos about what digital learning means to them
  • Use Spheros with 4th graders on a math lesson on angles. Lead up to lesson by practicing coding with students.
  • Showcase student work with tools like TACKK, coding, blogging, video, Piktochart, Discovery Ed boards, etc..
  • Set up digital learning stations at lunch, Example: 10 sec questions __https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-ZovKDjGH-iY2hHazlmMW4wZmc/view?usp=sharing__
  • Continue / extend Hour of Code activities
  • Spotlight student learning within 1:1 program.
  • Create a Thinglink with students related to classroom lesson/topic
  • Student centered activities during day, and student-led evening event for community
  • Develop / highlight Genius Hour & Makerspaces
  • Plan Skype sessions with students in NC and other states.
  • Have students list what they like about digital learning and tweet/share on social media
  • Focus on student production using@WeVideo
  • Provide a menu of options for teachers and students (and families!)
  • Plan activities for the 3D printer
  • Check out this DL Celebration page: http://ln.is/ces.rss.k12.nc.us/7AXLV …
  • Celebrate with a schoolwide STEM project using@Ozobot
  • Create a virtual conference for your teachers and administrators
  • Focus on #makerspace
  • Develop professional development for principals and administrators
  • Schedule an open house for a new makerspace on campus
  • Create a cross-curricular, collaborative project with colleagues
  • Try a Mystery hangout
  • Plan district-wide collaboration with high school students coming to middle schools and elementary schools.
  • Plan for activities that involve students creating content, like PSA videos and community support resource creation.
  • Cross state lines and provide opportunities for students to learn with others outside of the school building
  • Engage community leaders, businesses.
  • Create day of and follow-up learning events for parents!
  • Plan digital collaboration between same grade level students from different schools within district
  • Think about Skyping another classroom to showcase what you are doing for DLDay on DLDay.
  • Plan a student unconference- let students pick learning topics!
  • Students can use Credly or@canva to create badges to represent what they’ve learned recently, standards masteredhttps://www.canva.com/features/badges/ …
  • Develop Digital Citizenship scenarios. Creating a problem-based exercise for students to solve.
  • Allow students to showcase their technology skills!
  • Have an inventor's challenge. Students could design a new technology!

Lessons

http://www.digitallearningday.org/Page/336

Digital Tools

http://www.digitallearningday.org/Page/335

Digital Tools and Resources Shared by Participants of 1/25 Twitter Chat

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1m5NAm-9GAvnolPLUiHZ9muFl46TABPeJVGSPhup_5EM/edit#gid=0

Online Resources

http://www.digitallearningday.org//site/Default.aspx?PageID=334

Register Your Event

http://www.digitallearningday.org/Page/423

National DLDay Contest

http://www.digitallearningday.org//site/Default.aspx?PageID=424

Digital Learning Day - Pinterest

https://www.pinterest.com/diglearningday/

Digital Learning Day Planning Workshop - video (2014, archived)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OytTdEHL1f4

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