District Leaders - Help Us Build The Wave Of Innovation
District leaders have the opportunity to increase awareness, thinking, and discussion around technology and digital learning before Digital Learning Day by reaching out to national and state leaders, administrators, educators, parents, businesses, students, and community members. Districts can host their own celebration of innovative teaching practices that make learning more personalized and engaging and encourage exploration of how digital learning can provide more students with opportunities to ensure they are prepared to succeed in college, career, and life.
As a participating district, you can decide how much or how little you would like to do to support the event. We also know that February 6, 2013 may not be the most convenient day for you. We ask you to think about how this national celebration of teachers may be introduced as a district celebration, either on that day or sometime in January, February, March or April. This is more than a DAY. We know that digital learning should be happening EVERY DAY. District leaders should feel free to use this national celebration to call attention to the need for digital learning in your district in whatever way you see fit.
Here are some great ideas for communicating with your principals and teachers:
- Send an email announcing district participation in Digital Learning Day.
- Encourage principals to share information about a local school event/activity celebrating Digital Learning Day.
- Complete a needs assessment to kick off Project 24 Plannng for Progress on Digital Learning Day.
- Share a Powerpoint presentation about Digital Learning Day.
Offer a printable certificate of achievement signed by your superintendent.
Sponsor a showcase highlighting your innovative teachers and students.
Ask your superintendent to proclaim February 6, 2013 as Digital Learning Day.
Award a teacher, school, district, or student with a state specific Digital Learning Day Award.
Check out great ideas on how to get inolved in Digital Learning Day!