2014 Events

Check out all the activities and get some ideas for your activity. National events are listed first, followed by states in alpha order. If you're looking for your state, use the easy search function to find it.

Abbotts Hill Elementary Georgia
Event Type: School
Abbotts Hill Elementary School students are using online resources to really experience history.

Abbotts Hill ES 4th graders are using Web Path Express on Destiny, Galileo & biographies in the Media Center to research information
about the famous person they will be presenting as a “Living Museum” at the end
of the month. Step 1 will be happening Feb. 3 – 5.
LIVING MUSEUM
EXPECTATIONS
Step 1 – Research about your famous
American.
Step 2 – Write your cue cards into complete
sentences.
Step 3 – Decide on a costume.
Step 4 – Practice your delivery of your Famous
American.
Step 5 – Museum opens to classmates and
family.

Contact Diane Williamson ([email protected]) for more information.

GW CARVER MIDDLE Georgia
Event Type: School
Our media center shared a wonderful opportunity with all our teachers. Project C- a chat with experts on Civil Rights issues. This unique opportunity will also help us kick off Black History Month.
http://http://aptv.org/Project-C/index.asp

Medlock Bridge Elementary School Georgia
Event Type: School
Our school is going to use code.org to have each student do an hour of computer coding.

Contact Leigh Martin ([email protected]) for more information.

Crabapple Crossing Elementary School Georgia
Event Type: School
Our students participate daily in DL activities. Teachers will learn to use Twitter for PD and will tweet about their students' DL to #ccesdigital.

Contact Jessica Jackson ([email protected]) for more information.

Liberty Point ES Georgia
Event Type: School
Use Tellagami to create an avatar to explain the basic rules for online safety to 3rd-5th grade students.

Students will participate in discussions and an online safety quiz.






Contact Cynthia Lawson ([email protected]) for more information.

Johns Creek HS Georgia
Event Type: School
At Johns Creek High School, the morning newscast will be featuring an interview with Matt Bosarge to promote the use of the library’s new tablet readers, for both students and teachers to check out. Students and teachers will be able to ‘test-drive’ the tablets all day from a special display in the Media Center.
http://youtu.be/NoViXFP4j9w
Contact Matt Bosarge ([email protected]) for more information.

Georgia Virtual School Georgia
Event Type: School
At the Georgia Virtual School (GaVS), we are celebrating Digital Learning Day by gathering examples from teachers and students as to how they have used technology within or outside the classroom. Submissions will be shared with GaVS students, teachers, and other stakeholders on February 5th. Teachers and students will submit an example as a screenshot or URL, so that they can be compiled into an electronic flip book.

Contact Kelli Robinson ([email protected]) for more information.

Woodland Middle School Georgia
Event Type: School
Print 3D objects for math classes

Contact Roberta Barber ([email protected]) for more information.

Renaissance Elementary Georgia
Event Type: School
In celebration of DLD, our school is hosting a Math & Technology Night. The students and their parents will engage in workshops about digital citizenship and
grade level appropriate iPad apps/other online resources.

Contact Lori Henry ([email protected]) for more information.

Alpharetta Elementary Georgia
Event Type: School
Hosting a trivia bowl for 5th grade using Skype via iPads.

Contact Ann Schaub ([email protected]) for more information.

Eastside Elementary School Georgia
Event Type: School
F.I.T. Family Integrated Technology
We are inviting parents out to show them the resources and programs that are linked to their child's learning. We are actually doing an entire Digital Learning Week with the emphasis on Wednesday. Kids get to bring their parents to technology class all week. Students are bringing their own devices along with parents.

Contact RC Tucker ([email protected]) for more information.

Dunwoody Springs Charter ES Georgia
Event Type: School
We have many digital learning opportunities going on throughout our school on Feb.5, 2014, Fourth grade class is creating Figurative Language Trading Cards which reinforces learning and allows students to synthesize various forms of figurative language. Kindergarten is taking persuasive writing to new heights by creating Photostories with sound bites. Our fabulous TAG teacher's classes are using Tynker to complete their Hour of Code projects while third grade is breaking down, modeling and solving complex word problems with Math Playground's Thinking blocks.

Contact Christy Tyson ([email protected]) for more information.

Heards Ferry Elementary School Georgia
Event Type: School
The students are blogging on how technology has changed over the years and how technology influences our daily lives.

New Prospect Georgia
Event Type: School
New Prospect Elementary is celebrating Digital Learning Day for two weeks, beginning Monday, January 27. Before our live daily broadcast, students will view videos from Common Sense Media showing the responsibilities of Digital Citizenship. Each morning, our news anchors will discuss proper ways for students to use technology. Our media center will highlight careers in the technology field.



Ithica elementary Georgia
Event Type: School
All classes will feature digital learning opportunities

Contact Karen Wild ([email protected]) for more information.

 
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