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Get Ready! Spring Digital Days has a New Format

DD fall 2014On January 2, 2014, NCMS will host our second Digital Days event of the 2014-15 school year.  We will begin at 8:00 am in the NCMS auditorium with an overview of Canvas, our district’s new learning management system (LMS). Following our introductory session, all participants will be released to attend  two digital days concurrent sessions of their choices.

At the end of the second session, join us in the auditorium for a 30-minute tool slam – a fast-paced showcase of the best new apps, tools, and websites available.  Each tool slam contestant will have two minutes to take the stage and share his/her favorite tool for personal or classroom use.  At the end of the slam, the audience will vote on our NCCS Tool Slam Champion who will win a fantastic grand prize!  Door prizes will be available for audience members as well.

January 2 – Digital Days Schedule

8:00 – 8:30:  Required Canvas Kickoff in NCMS Auditorium

8:40 – 10:10:  Session #1

10:25 – 11:55:  Session #2

12:00 – 12:30:  NCCS 1st Annual Tool Slam

All participants are invited to participate in the 1st Annual NCCS Tool Slam.  Just take a couple of minutes to complete the form below to sign up to share your tool on January 2.

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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