2016 Day of Discovery at Rapides Parish, LA

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On January 28, 2016 over 50 educators gathered at Rapides Parish Schools in Alexandria, LA to learn, share & connect at the 2016 Day of Discovery. The event was a partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), Rapides Parish Schools and Discovery Education.

Lance Rougeux provided an opening session “OMG-ogy” which was an engaging session that helped frame the day around learning & sharing.

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A number of breakout sessions were on the agenda- Click the links below to access the session resources.

Spotlight on Strategies Presented by Porter Palmer: Creative, research-based instructional strategies. These simple instructional strategies incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.

Collective Brain Presented by Lance Rougeux: Top 10 tools, tips and tricks to use with digital media integration

Discovery Student Experiences Presented by Emily Wirth: Learn what is available in Discovery Education to engage students and invigorate your curriculum.

App Smashing Presented by Tera Laprarie, Rapides Parish: Learn how to build a digital portfolio using Discovery Education resources. STEM focused.

Science Weekly 5 Presented by Emily Swenson, Rapides Parish: Incorporating Discovery Education into stations using minimal technology. Reading and Literacy focused.

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LPB Event Resources
If you attended the event, don’t forget to share what you learned (and then report it as a STAR event) and keep the conversation going on Twitter #DEPD.

 

 

We’ll be releasing the full 2016 Day of Discovery tour, soon!

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