The second year of Digital Learning Day was a success. The momentum from last year carried over and created expanded options for students, teachers, and education leaders to participate. Its been a month since the event took place and the success stories are still flowing in from around the country. Below is a recap from the folks that bring you Digital Learning Day.
Getting Digital on Digital Learning Day!
Signifying the growing importance and demand for digital learning strategies in the classroom, nearly 26,000 teachers, millions of students, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, and U.S. Representative George Miller (D-CA) joined the Alliance for Excellent Education on February 6 for the second annual Digital Learning Day, a national campaign that promotes digital learning and spotlights successful instructional technology practice in K–12 public school classrooms across the country.
If you missed any part of the Digital Learning Day celebration, you can find archived materials below.
Digital Learning Day Video Archives:
- Instructional Strategies for Digital Learning Morning Session
- Interactive Lesson Plans That You Can Use Anytime
- Video from the Digital Town Hall
- Gov. Wise’s big announcement about “Project 24”
Digital Learning Day Chat Archives:
- Morning Chat: Focus on Instruction, Lesson Plans, and Innovative Strategies and Tools
- Special Edition Chat: Rock Stars on Education Policy, Practice, and Media
- Afternoon Chat: Project 24: A Focus on the Digital Learning Transition
State and Local Events and Celebrations on Digital Learning Day!
Digital Learning Day is proud to announce that all fifty states and the District of Columbia participated in Digital Learning Day by hosting an event or celebration. Check out some of the statewide celebrations on the State Events web page.
Having had more than 26,000 educators sign up to participate, it’s hard to share the all of their creative ideas, but click here to see how others celebrated Digital Learning Day.
Calling all District and School Leaders: Join Project 24!
As part of its celebration, the Alliance announced “Project 24,” a ground-breaking new initiative to help school districts plan for and effectively use technology and digital learning. Already, more than 400 school districts, representing approximately 2.5 million students across forty-two states and the District of Columbia, have signed up for Project 24. Encourage your district to sign up for Project 24 today!