1 Community, 5 Voices: How Successful Digital Transformations Take Shape
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
One Community, Five Voices: How Successful Digital Transformations Take Shape
Digital transformation in our school systems can’t happen without the support of an entire community. Administrators, principals, teachers, parents, students, and communities must work together in order to create and sustain a culture of change.
During the week of September 23, Discovery Education will be hosting five virtual events from around the country featuring five voices that are leading or supporting their districts' transition to digital resources.
This week-long series will talk about the challenges of garnering support for a digital transition, taking the first steps to set a digital transformation in motion, the key levers that are critical in driving the change necessary, how to best leverage the roles of parents and parent groups, and how to effectively enroll educators and staff to be champions and cheerleaders.
Join one or more of these sessions to hear directly from an administrator, a principal, a teacher, a parent, and a panel of students about their perspectives and experiences in moving their community from traditional to transformative.
Monday, September 23 1 - 1:30 PM ET
"Transformation: From Vision to Reality"
Presented by Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Chief Learning Services Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC
Tuesday, September 24 1 - 1:30 PM ET
"Supporting Educators Through the Transition"
Presented by Delsia Easley, Principal, Gadsden School District, AL
Wednesday, September 25 1 - 1:30 PM ET
Presented by Cheryl Lykowski, Teacher, Bedford Public Schools, MI
Thursday, September 26 8 - 8:30 PM ET
"How Parents Can Help Students Navigate the Digital Age"
Presented by Leon Pridgen, Parent, Mooresville, NC
Friday, September 27 1 - 1:30 PM ET
Presented by Krystal Irby's class, Albuquerque Public Schools, NM
No special equipment is needed to view this event online. All you need is an internet connected computer (and a way to share with students - projector and speakers).
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I need to register all my students or just my classroom?
A: You only need one ticket for a location or classroom. All your students are covered by the one ticket.
Q: My classroom can't make this time, will there be an archive?
A: Yes, classrooms and teachers registered for the event will be notified when the archive is available soon after the live event.
Discovery Education provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning.
Discovery Education is a division of Discovery Communications, LLC the leading global nonfiction media company. The leader in digital video-based learning, Discovery Education produces and distributes high-quality digital resources in easy-to-use formats in all core-curricular subject areas. Discovery Education is committed to creating scientifically proven, standards-based digital resources for teachers, students, and parents that make a positive impact on student learning. Through solutions like Discovery Education streaming, Discovery Education Science, Discovery Education Health and more, Discovery Education helps over one million educators and 35 million students harness the power of broadband and media to connect to a world of learning.
Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content and professional development for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content that supports the implementation of Common Core, professional development, assessment tools, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. Available in over half of all U.S. schools and primary schools in England, community colleges and in 50 countries around the world, Discovery Education partners with districts, states and like-minded organizations to captivate students, empower teachers, and transform classrooms with customized solutions that accelerate academic achievement. Discovery Education is powered by Discovery Communications, the number one nonfiction media company in the world. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.
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