Friday , 17 November 2017
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Digital Days was a Success!

DSCN3791Newton-Conover City Schools hosted the district’s third semi-annual day of instructional technology learning affectionately called Digital Days on October 7. Two hundred and seventy-two staff members each attended at least two classes that day.  There were 30 different tiered classes offered.  Staff members were excited with the variety of choices that were offered from Google Docs for Beginners to MineCraft.  Click this link to view resources shared at Digital Days.  This year there was an emphasis on classroom application.  In reviewing the feedback left for the sessions, we received 98.6% positive feedback from over 200 staff members.  The staff members that facilitated these sessions should be commended for their leadership and instructional technology skills: Christy Buff, Billy Cannon, Kelly Cannon, Shannon Childress, Geoff Crosson, Jody Dixon, Candace Colson, Dr. Scarlet Davis, Pete Dragstrem, Mischele Glover, Amanda Griffin, Leah Hayes, Jessica Luby, Jayme Linton, Rae MacIver, Heather Mullins, Cierra Parker, Lynette Ryhal, Jeremy Ross, David Schouweiler, Angie Sigmon,Brittany Wilfong, and Andrea Ward. We look forward to seeing these new tools and strategies implemented in classrooms across the district.

About Cindy Geddes

Cindy Geddes serves as the Director of Accountability and Technology Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Previously, she served as the district’s Instructional Technology/ Staff Development Coordinator and as an elementary teacher for thirteen years. Mrs. Geddes was recently renewed as a National Board Certified teacher. She is a co-founder of #NCed chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. Mrs. Geddes co-authored an article, “Growing Technology Leaders”, that was featured in the magazine, Learning and Leading with Technology. Recently, she received a Master of Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Executive Leadership Studies. She and her husband, Leonard are proud parents of two children, Cassidy and Brandon.

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