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Effective Digital Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom: A PD MOOClet

NCDPI is offering a free MOOClet to interested educators.  Check out some quick facts below!

  • 6 Weeks (20 hours)course
  • Credits:  2 CEUs
  • Maximum registration: 250
  • Minimum registration 100
  • Please note that this participant-driven course is structured for active, collaborative learners who are self-driven, motivated, flexible and enjoy sharing information and resources.
  • Description: Course focuses on using digital tools and strategies to support teaching and learning and enriching individuals’ knowledge through developing communities of practice across the state. We will look at the 4Cs – Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration; keystones for the 21st century classroom.

These courses are available at no cost to North Carolina educators and will be facilitated by DPI professionals. The courses are completed entirely online. Participants are expected to meet all weekly deadlines in order to receive CEUs. Partial credit will not be given.  Registration for these courses is through the NCEES online PD system.  For a description of the courses and associated CEUs, and on information on how to register, visit our website https://rt3nc.org/

Contact Dr. Geetanjali Soni at Geetanjali.soni@dpi.nc.gov  if you have any questions.

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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