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Mission: The CCSD Department of Innovation and Digital Learning provides leadership, professional development, and instructional support to teachers and leaders to maximize student learning.
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Y’all! Our adopted teammate, Christy James is phenomenal and now everyone knows it!Congratulations on this recognition, Christy; it is beyond well deserved!
libraryjournal.com As a former middle school English and social studies teacher in Wilmington, NC, Christy James learned just what a powerful impact a school librarian could have from her influential colleague Jennifer LaGarde, aka Library Girl (a 2012 Mover & Shaker).
Google has just published a free course on Distance Learning for Educators. https://bit.ly/2VvUVlX
Hey, amazing CCSD teachers! Check out this site with resources and ideas to support your elearning planning!
sites.google.com This site was built by the CCSD Department of Innovation & Digital Learning to support schools in developing a plan and supporting teachers in utilizing eLearning (virtual) as a means to continue instruction in the event of prolonged school closures.
We are getting really excited about The Charleston Innovation Summit! We are currently seeking presenters and sponsors!
Wow! Raise your hand if you’re excited about this news!
canva.com Discover creativity for the modern classroom. With our simple drag-and-drop design tools we help teachers and students explore and express their learning with ease.
Do you use station rotations or are you interested in getting started? Check out these great tips from Caitlin Tucker on how to keep your stations balanced, engaging and fresh!
edutopia.org Using three stations effectively—teacher-led, online, and offline—should provide your students with plenty of ways to collaborate.
Check out this great opportunity to work with fantastic CCSD teachers and the amazing @CCSDInnovation team!
The long wait is over! Locked mode for quizzes in google forms is here!
Time to get focused! Locked mode for Quizzes in #GoogleForms is now available to all #GSuiteEdu users on managed #Chromebooks 🎉. goo.gle/2HeY6Id #BacktoSchool
Digital citizenship is a critical skill for students of today and our leaders of tomorrow. These five competencies will shift the conversation from don'ts to do's → digcitcommit.org.
CCSD teachers, looking for summer PD opps? Check out our PD site: bit.ly/IDLpdSite!
The CCSD Spring DreamBox Challenge starts today! One K-2 class and one 3-5 class will win a 🍕 party for the highest average number of lessons complete! See this flyer for more details. http://bit.ly/2UCRTyK
Register now for the Charleston Innovation Summit! June 26-27. Free registration for the first 175 CCSD teachers and faculty!!!
Registration for friends and neighbors outside of CCSD will be $50 and will open May1st.
Are you participating in Digital Learning Day on February 28, 2019? Add your event to the #DLDay map today: digitallearningday.org/register-your-event/
digitallearningday.org Are you celebrating Digital Learning Day 2019 on February 28? Add your event to the DLDay map.
Cannot say this loud enough! "A computer program can never replace a teacher." http://bit.ly/2Gv6BiL
edelements.com Technological innovation in the classroom coupled with the incredible pace of change can leave teachers questioning how their roles will shift in the future. Here's how we know that classrooms and students are always going to need real, human teachers, no matter what the future holds.
IDL has 3 grad credit opportunities coming up in February! http://bit.ly/2sUKk6a
CCSD Department of Innovation and Digital Learning is hiring! http://bit.ly/2QYHFSn Masters and 5 years in the classroom required. Experience with adult learners preferred. #digitallearning #innovation #educationaltechnology #technologyintegration #IDLempowerslearners
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There are some great ideas on this list! http://www.spencerauthor.com/projectsbeforebreak/
spencerauthor.com Don't forget to scroll down to the bottom of this post to download the Ten Creative Ways to End the Semester Resource Pack. This is a post I first wrote a decade ago, when I was
We know that Common Sense Media is a great resource for digital citizenship lessons, but did you know it also has videos, lesson plans, and product reviews? Watch this video then search the site for "coding" to see more tools! http://bit.ly/2QrcAL9
commonsense.org Common Sense Education provides educators and students with the resources they need to harness the power of technology for learning and life. Find a free K-12 Digital Citizenship curriculum, reviews of popular EdTech apps, and resources for protecting student privacy.
You don't have to be a computer science expert to teach an hour of code! Look at all these activities! We love that you can filter them by tech, topic, age group and more! https://csedweek.org/learn
csedweek.org The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students. One-hour tutorials are available in 45+ languages for all ages.
Wondering about the "why" for #CSEdWeek? Check out these stats on computer science education in SC. https://csedweek.org/promote/sc
csedweek.org What’s wrong with this picture? Share these stats.
Still looking for resources, tips, and how-tos for #CSEdWeek? We've got you covered. https://csedweek.org/educate/hoc
csedweek.org You can also teach the Hour of Code all year-round. Tutorials will work on browsers, tablets, smartphones, or "unplugged."
Hour of Code is here! Check out these teacher resources: http://bit.ly/2QtPHqp #CSEdWeek
code.org The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students. One-hour tutorials are available in 45+ languages for all ages.
It's almost time for Hour of Code! #CSEdWeek is December 3-9! https://hourofcode.com/us
hourofcode.com The #HourOfCode is about creativity. I’m in! Are you?
What a cool opportunity!
Are you a 3rd-5th grade teacher in (or close to) CCSD? Do you need a Read to Succeed: Instructional Practices course for Read to Succeed endorsement? We're offering a really good one beginning later this month.
The format is a blend of online and face-to-face meetings with a focus on Balanced Literacy tools in the 3-5 classroom. Spots are limited so register soon!
Did you know there are NEW #DigCit Lessons available from Common Sense Education? http://bit.ly/2QVtyxz #ccsdDigCit
commonsense.org New and improved digital citizenship lesson plans from Common Sense Education. The research-backed approach educators know and trust, with expanded teaching tools and student activities. Engage students with learning games and navigate tough topics, including cyberbullying, online safety, privacy, a...
Wondering where to start with Digital Citizenship in your classroom? Check out this 5 doable goals and related resources from ISTE! http://bit.ly/2RSjDdm #CCSDdigcit #DigCitWeek
iste.org Make digital citizenship part of your classroom culture by baking it into your daily routines, messages home to families, informal conversations in the halls and more.
Digital Citizenship Week is almost here! Use the hashtag #CCSDdigcit on social media during the week of Oct. 15-19 for a chance to win prizes for your classroom! http://goo.gl/BmrWLm
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IDL is looking for Super Digital Citizens!
Use the hashtag #CCSDdigcit on social media during the week of Oct. 15-19 for a chance to win prizes for your classroom! http://goo.gl/BmrWLm
There are so many practical tips and classroom examples in this article!
One of the best points made here (in our humble opinion) is that “... social learning should not go away just because students have a personal device.”
Do any of these suggestions resonate with you?
edutopia.org Even when students are working with apps and devices, their learning should be social and connected to the world around them.
What would you add to this list of tips for a smooth station rotation?
10 tips for teachers using the station rotation model via @Catlin_Tucker https://bit.ly/2QCNzcU
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