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March 10, 2020

Join Us For A #FutureReady Twitter Chat: Preparing Your School For A Long-Term Pandemic On March 10th

Note this chat that is starting about now.

DATE:
March 10, 2020
TIME:
9:00 pm ET
Schools and districts across the country are creating plans for possible long term closures due to an outreach of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus.

Join the Future Ready Schools network for a Twitter Chat to share your ideas and discuss:

  • How will you deliver learning to your students during a long term closure?
  • What is your plan for students without internet access at home?
  • How do you prepare your staff for teaching virtually?
  • Are these instructional days recognized by the state?
  • What roles do non-classroom teachers play?
MODERATOR:
Carl Hooker
Future Ready Faculty
Education Leadership Consultant
@mrhooker
CarlHooker.com
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Invite your colleagues to join us!

Click to Tweet: I am participating in the upcoming @FutureReady chat on 3/10 at 9 pm ET to learn more about what others are doing to plan for long term closure due to #COVID2019. Will you join us? #FutureReady

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February 26, 2020

One Day Until Digital Learning Day. Have You Registered To Watch The Celebration Webinar?

Note this item from the neo-liberals for an event tomorrow.

Innovate! Every Classroom,
Every Day with Digital Learning
Register Now
DATE:
February 27, 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm EST
Join our hosts Adam Phyall and Brianna Hodges as they take you into classrooms around the country that are using digital learning to provide student-center learning opportunities. They will highlight innovative programs such as a statewide network that provides internet access for each student, effective one-to-one implementation, and examples of how schools break down barriers to ensure that each student has access to opportunities.

Federal Communications Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel also will join the broadcast and share an update about work being done to close access gaps in connectivity. Other guests include

  • Evan Marwell, Founder and CEO, Education SuperHighway;
  • Matthew Mayo, Director of Technology, Edgecombe County School District (NC);
  • Erin Swanson, Director of Innovation, Edgecombe County School District (NC); and
  • Jake Ragusa, Director of IS and Technology, Ascension Public Schools (LA).

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to be inspired by these amazing success stories.

Register even if you can’t attend the live broadcast as the video link will be emailed after the event.

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February 25, 2020

Two Days Until Digital Learning Day. Will You Be Joining Us?

Another item from the neo-liberals.

It’s not too late to plan for Digital Learning Day!

Will you?

Join us for a webinar
Reserve your spot for the Innovate! Every Classroom, Every Day with Digital Learning Webinar on February 27th at noon eastern time!
Innovate in your classroom
Try something new in your classroom that engages, inspires, and elevates students.
Use the #DLDay hashtag
Join the DLDay celebration on social media. Write a tweet or share one of ours!
Share your story
Add your digital learning activity on the DLDay map and across social media platforms.

Thanks for celebrating with us,
The DLDay Team

Featured Photo By Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.

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February 24, 2020

Thursday Is Digital Learning Day! Are You Ready?

An item from the neo-liberals.

How are you joining the thousands of teachers and students across the country that will celebrate DLDay this THURSDAY?

Four Ways to Get Involved

Print and hang the DLDay poster in your school, classroom, or library.
Check out activity ideas for your DLDay event and share your plan on the official DLDay map.
Add your voice to the DLDay conversations and celebrations on TwitterFacebook or Instagram using #DLDay.
Sign-up to watch the DLDay Broadcast: Innovate! Every Classroom, Every Day at noon ET on February 27, 2020.
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February 21, 2020

6 Days Until Digital Learning Day. How Are You Celebrating?

From the neo-liberals…

Share your plans to celebrate on the DLDay map

Plan to celebrate Digital Learning Day (DLDay) with us and add your plans to the DLDay map to start a local movement that shows digital learning in action in your classroom, school, or district.
Add to the Map

Highlight your success on social media using the hashtag #DLDay

Don’t have a formal lesson planned on DLDay? No problem! Join our online celebration by posting a picture or video of the innovative activities you have done lately. We know digital learning happens every day of the year so take time to tell your story on February 27th! Find us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #DLDAY.

Need some ideas? Check out what your fellow educators around the country have planned.
App Smashing with Buncee, Readworks and Quiver

Students in the fifth-grade world cultures classes at Westerly Middle School in Rhode Island will read about famous landmarks around the world on Readworks and explore those landmarks using Augmented Reality and Quiver. Then they will share what they have learned by creating a Buncee filled with text, images, stickers, and animations.

Ohio Ed Techs Digital Learning Day Online Conference

Ohio looks forward to celebrating DLDay! Again this year, Ohio Ed Techs will hold a FREE virtual conference, streamed via YouTube, full of sessions highlighting great tools and resources for the classroom. LEARN MORE

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