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Trend Watch: Digital Learning Day

“Digital learning will never replace good teachers. Instead it empowers them to enrich learning experiences,” tweeted Arne Duncan during Digital Learning Day 2013 on February 6. Check out the other top reads and trends we took note of while following all the activity through Twitter, blogs and live chats!

Project 24 via All4Ed.org What is Project 24? It’s a call to action “on the need for systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of ‘career and college readiness’ for all students.” It made its debut yesterday during Digital Learning Day and it has already made quite a splash. With a series of webinars and blogs in store for 2013, this project is on track to impact digital learning in classrooms all over the country.

Every Day Should Be Digital Learning Day via Ed.gov Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education, blogs about the importance of digital learning within education and the goal of bringing into the classroom each day. A favorite quote of ours from the blog includes, “Access to technology has become as important to learning as access to a library.”

An Introduction to Technology Integration via Edutopia Not all teachers are familiar with how and when to use technology in the classroom. Sometimes a lesson can be taught without technology, and that is great, but sometimes technology can enrich the lesson and bring it to another level. Identifying those opportunities is key and this Digital Learning Day video provides an introduction for teachers across the U.S.

What resources or articles did you find informative during Digital Learning Day?

2 Responses to Trend Watch: Digital Learning Day

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