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Digital Learning Facilitator Team Prepares for 2017-18 Professional Learning

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The Digital Learning Facilitator Team met on August 2nd and 3rd to plan for professional learning for teachers and administrators for the upcoming school year.  The newly established team discussed the instructional coaching process, digital and personalized learning approaches to instruction, the 2017-2021 Digital Learning Strategic Plan, Digital Learning Professional Learning Communities in N-CCS, and the Digital Learning Competencies for ... Read More »

Register by 8/14 for our 5-Steps to Personalized Learning Workshop! (Stipends Available!)

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Back to the Future: 5 Simple Steps to Creating Personalized, Technology-Enhanced Learning for Every Student Workshop Registration Link Have you ever wondered whether or not it was even possible to truly individualize learning for every student in your classroom, all while also ensuring that your students achieve content mastery and perform well on formative and summative assessments?  Look no further! ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

Quizizz…The Next Big Thing!

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Are you in need of a new way for students to get instant feedback from live assessments, no matter the content area?  Then you are in luck! Quizizz allows teachers to create great formative and summative assessments in no time. While students are working, teachers are provided with detailed class and student-level data. Don’t make another lesson plan without checking out, the ... Read More »

Check Out The Ultimate EdTech Chart for Teachers and Educators!

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This month, published the first version of their Ultimate EdTech Chart for Teachers and Educators.  This chart features a list of quality instructional resources and repositories which have been curated by content area.  Content-areas range from core subjects to arts and Chemistry.  Best of all, these resources have been compiled by teachers, for teachers! Click here to download a ... Read More »

Check out our 2016-17 Tech Tuesday Session Schedule!

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Interested in learning more about how to advance your teaching and learning practices with technology?  Look no further than this year’s Tech Tuesday session line-up!  Click here to review the session line-up, also embedded below (use the scrollbar on the bottom to see all session details), along with descriptions for each session.  Check your e-mail for instructions on how to ... Read More »

New Professional Learning Initiative, NewConQuest, Launches in N-CCS

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13 members of the Newton-Conover City Schools community came together in February for the first meeting of the inaugural NewConQuest cohort.  NewConQuest is N-CCS’ Digital Teaching and Learning Academy, developed to extend the opportunity for individualized professional learning related to digital teaching and learning in N-CCS. Participants will complete four face-to-face meetings and participate in an online component between those meeting ... Read More »

“Send Messages to…” Feature in Canvas

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Send messages to … (A teacher favorite!) Drop a quick note to your students based on the submission status or assignment scores. Here is how it looks: You set-up the criteria, Canvas composes the mailing list, and you can add or subtract students as needed. It cuts teacher “nagging time” down dramatically, and makes everyone more efficient and far happier. ... Read More »

Digital Days Conference Brings Digital Learning Fun to N-CCS

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N-CCS held its Digital Days conference for N-CCS staff for the spring semester in January, at the semester break, and was an involved day of learning for all of our teachers! This Digital Days was designed completely using our Learning Management System, Canvas, where all of our session materials were housed and accessed.  Additionally, many attendees chose to engage in ... Read More »

Try Animoto

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Want your students to tell a story that isn’t boring? Try Animoto! Animoto is just one example of digital story telling tools. It is a great way for students to communicate through creating videos. Animoto’s video making software makes it easy and fun to create and share.       What’s your digital footprint? Here is an example of a digital video used to ... Read More »