Summer Digital Learning Conference
Friday, May 2nd... Mark your calendars !!!
Summer Vacation ~ Here We Come!
Before you pack your bags for exciting destinations far and wide, come take a journey with the Education Service Center Region 11 at the Summer Digital Learning Conference.
When? Friday, May 2nd, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Where? Education Service Center Region 11
Lunch? Boxed lunches catered by Alonti Catering, provided by our vendors
You are invited to join us for Summer Digital Learning 2014 Conference! The Summer Digital Learning conference addresses a wide variety of digital learning topics including mobile learning, distance learning, online learning, digital tools, and digital media. The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for teachers, librarians, technologists and administrators from across the North Texas area to come together to learn about the wide variety of resources available to you as you are making plans for the 2014-2015 school year.
This year's conference will include a great variety of breakout sessions addressing many different digital learning topics related to digital media, distance learning, online and blended learning, one-to-one/BYOD strategies, virtual field trips, mobile devices, online databases, and much, much, more! Presenters will share a diverse collection of tools and resources specifically addressing the new opportunities for mobile and distance learning. In addition, many of the database, online and distance learning, and digital resource vendors, such as Connect2Texas will be there to share their products with you!
We are extremely fortunate to welcome Hall Davidson as our keynote speaker!
Hall Davidson is the Senior Director of Global Learning Initiatives for Discovery Education. Hall began teaching in 1971 and taught middle and high school English, mathematics, Spanish, and bilingual mathematics, as well as college courses on technology for teacher credential candidates. He left the classroom to teach math on television, winning an Emmy award and spending 20 years at Los Angeles area PBS stations teaching, leading staff development, and championing content creation by students and teachers. He is a frequent contributor to national education publications, co-authored TechWorks, an internationally distributed classroom technology kit, and co-founded Kitzu.org, a resource of free online kits to encourage project-based learning with media. He was elected to the board of Computer-Using Educators where he served for six years. He joined Discovery Education in 2005 where he blogs, creates webinars, and works in educational partnerships and Global Learning Initiatives as a director of the Discovery Educator Network. He has spoken about technology and education to audiences around the world.
Coming in April ... Check it out!!