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.
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!