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.



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.





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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