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2015 Digital Learning Day

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2015 Digital Learning Day

NWP Joins National Partners in Celebrating Innovative Teaching and Learning Through Digital Media and Technology

March 13, 2015

Overview

Building upon a growing movement to leverage digital tools to support Connected Learning , the National Writing Project is participating in the fourth national Digital Learning Day . An effort of the Alliance for Excellent Education , Digital Learning Day links together a wide range of states, organizations, and corporate partners to call attention to the powerful work going on in districts, classrooms, and out-of-school programs where educators and their students are making thoughtful use of digital tools.

Digital Learning Day is a nationwide celebration of innovative teachers and common-sense, effective applications of digital learning in America's schools that support teachers, improve learning, and provide options for students to achieve at their highest potential.

NWP and Digital Learning Day

The National Writing Project has several initiatives to support Connected Learning and digital writing, including Digital Is , a website that collects ideas, reflections, and stories about what it means to teach writing in our digital, interconnected world; and the Educator Innovator network , a growing community of educators, partners, and supporters, who are re-imagining learning in the 21st century.

Nominate an Educator Innovator as a Digital Learning Champion

You are invited to nominate an Educator Innovator as a Digital Learning Champion to be highlighted at the Digital Learning Day town hall on March 13.

With a 250-character summary and a 15-second video or photo, spotlight an educator you know who champions high-quality digital learning opportunities in their school and communities, and joins the Educator Innovator community in re-imaging learning.

Be sure to mention "Educator Innovator" and submit your nomination today ! Deadline extended to: March 7

Other Ways to Get Involved

DigitalLearningDay.org offers customized resources for all audiences, grades, and subjects to help them think about how they can contribute to the campaign. Teachers, principals, students, leaders, parents, and communities are invited to visit this website to register to receive toolkits, resources, and invitations to events and activities prior to March 13.

Additionally, all interested educators and Writing Project sites are invited to join in the fun and celebrate Digital Learning Day with their own activities and events. Let us know if you have any plans for Digital Learning Day by completing this short form .

Questions

For more information, contact Bob Jobin at bjobin@nwp.org.

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