Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning DayDigital Learning Day Online Conference
Streamed live via YouTube on 3/13/15!

Ohio looks forward to celebrating the fourth annual Digital Learning Day, a national campaign to spotlight successful instructional practice and effective use of technology across the country.  This year, Ohio Ed Techs will hold a FREE virtual conference via Google Hangouts (and streamed live via YouTube) full of sessions highlighting great tools and resources for the classroom. 

Find out how to receive a Certificate of Attendance for live and recorded sessions!Ribbon

Preparing For Your Session

 8:00 - 8:45 Digital Storytelling - watch the recorded session Sara Mattson, WGTE Explore apps and online resources that engage writers, young and old, to tell their story digitally. Learn about new tools that inspire creative and collaborative communication with applications in and out of the classroom for both students and teachers! <Presentation Resources>

 9:00 - 9:45 Favorite Five Digital Bell Ringers - watch the recorded session Jennifer Furey, ITSCO What do the first five minutes of class look like for you? How do you maximize student learning while you take care of attendance and other administrative chores? We'll share our favorite five bellringers that utilize technology and provide meaningful experiences for students. <Presentation Resources>

 10:00 - 10:45 The Secret Sauce for Blended Learning - watch the recorded session Jennifer Furey, ITSCO Creating the perfect recipe for a blended learning environment can be a tricky balance. Join us as we discuss key ingredients for the blend of digital content and activity with face-to-face content and activity. We'll also share some of our favorite webtools to use in blended learning. <Presentation Resources>

 11:00 - 11:45 Create a Flipped Classroom with Free iPad and Google Apps - watch the recorded session Eric Siler and Michael Edelman, WVIZ Receive a better understanding about the reverse teaching process and take advantage of student enthusiasm for 21st Century Technology. Delve into several free iPad and Google apps, as well as other Teacher Resources, that will enable you to transform your teaching. <Presentation Resources>

 12:00 - 12:45 Google Hangouts and Hangouts on Air - Today's new collaborative videoconferencing tool! - watch the recorded session Jeff Good, Western Reserve Public Media Google Hangouts, Google's collaborative videoconferencing tool, has come a long way! Take an opportunity to learn about how best to use this tool in your classroom and get some tips and tricks along the way to give your Google Hangout experience a professional look. Archiving your events is easy through Google Hangouts on Air and a YouTube account. <Presentation Resources>

 1:00 - 1:45 Curating & Editing Videos with YouTube - watch the recorded session Caryn Kelley, SOITA The YouTube Video Editor allows you to combine multiple videos and images, trim your video clips to custom lengths, add music from YouTube's library of approved tracks, and customize your clips with special tools and effects. Join us as we learn how to use this simple, intuitive video editor, publish and share videos, and explore additional ways YouTube videos can enhance your instruction!  <Presentation Resources>

 2:00 - 2:45 Makers & Shakers: Making Things for Deeper Learning - watch the recorded session Gary Greenberg, CET Makers & Shakers is a blended-learning workshop for teachers and administrators about
classroom ‘making’ – everything from science-oriented circuits and inventions
to the how-tos of 3D printing. <Presentation Resources>

 3:00 - 3:45 Multimedia Resources for Online & Blended Courses - watch the recorded session Judy Tucker, NWOET Content specific and supporting materials and resources for online and blended learning are critical to meet the differing learning styles of today's learners. In this session, multiple sources of free multimedia resources will be shown as well as demonstrations of how to embed these resources into popular learning management systems and web tools. <Presentation Resource #1, Resource #2>