It's almost time for the DTLC:  Digital Teaching and Learning Conference

On August 14th, 2017, Burke County Public Schools will host our fourth annual Digital Teaching and Learning Conference. Our keynote speaker will be Abbey Futrell (@AbbeyFutrell)​. The conference this year will be at Patton High School.

The purpose of the conference is to provide 
an opportunity for teachers, media coordinators, instructional support personnel and administrators to come together to learn.  

It's not too late! Check your calendar and make plans to join us for the 2nd EdcampFoothills on Saturday, March 25th, at West Alexander Middle School, 85 Bulldog Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681, from 8:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

If you're already registered, spread the word and bring a friend or colleague.
If you're not registered, take a minute and sign up to a morning of awesome PD, connecting with inspiring educators, and some pretty cool door prizes!

Here's the link:

Hope to see you there!!!!!

#LetItSnow #LetItSnow #LetItSnow

"A little Twitter, A lot of Blue Jeans!"
The Digital Teaching and Learning Department is offering
a "Get Connected and Get Comfortable" challenge.  The idea is to get teachers connected beyond their classroom via Twitter.
Simply complete 5 easy tasks by Nov. 18th and you can wear blue jeans on Mon., Nov. 21, and Tues., Nov. 22, before the Thanksgiving holidays.
Here are the tasks and resources:

Organize and Hour of Code and register here:
This is a world-wide celebration of computer
science with engaging one hour coding activities
for all students from K-12 grades.  There are no 
logins for students, tons of self-directed activities,
and tutorials.  

SAVE THE DATE!!!! EdCampFoothills #2 will be hosted by Alexander County on Saturday, March 25th, 2017.  The event will take place at West Alexander Middle School.  More details coming soon!

The BCPS Digital Teaching and Learning Conference will be held on Monday, August 15th, at Patton High School.  The keynote speaker will be Abbey Futrell (@AbbeyFutrell).  Please register today and check out the session grid with information on all the wonderful sessions available.  You don't want to miss this opportunity!

EdCampFoothills is registering now!  Join
educators across the state for this limited seating event.  Save the Date 9/10/2016
at Heritage Middle School.  Burke County will
be hosting the event with 5 area county school districts.  
Register Here:

Great job 3rd grade @ies_colts using GPS trackers to locate Easter Eggs with math problems!

Showbie with Mrs. Williams' Class at RCES.  Great way to cut down on printing and keep students engaged!

Digital Learning Day February 17, 2016

Hour of Code 2015

Welcome to my Instructional Technology Page.  I am an Instructional Technology Facilitator for Burke County Public Schools.  I currently serve four elementary schools including:

Drexel Elementary

Icard Elementary School

 It's Coming!!!!!
December 7-13, 2015

Are you in?????

Hour of Code  Click here for more

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Main Office Phone:  (828) 438-2995 


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