digital learning

#KYGoDigital: More than a hashtag

Live online events, regional learning events and a hashtag are part of an educator-led initiative to help schools and districts make the most of digital tools.

By |2018-04-23T13:59:32-04:00April 24, 2018|

Applications open for PBS Digital Innovators program

Applications are being accepted for the PBS Digital Innovators program, which recognizes preK-12 teachers and administrators who excel at using technology and digital media to support student learning and serve as leaders in educational technology. One Kentucky educator will be chosen as a PBS Digital Innovators and will receive a three day, all-expense paid trip to San Antonio to participate in [...]

By |2017-01-11T10:59:34-05:00January 12, 2017|

Thirteen public school teachers named PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

Thirteen Kentucky public school teachers have been selected to participate in the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program, which is in its fourth year, honors tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who serve as leaders in the use of educational technology and incorporation of digital media into their classrooms. Educators were selected based on videos and written essays [...]

By |2016-04-21T08:33:55-04:00April 21, 2016|

Applications open for PBS Digital Innovators program

Applications are being accepted for the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program, which recognizes K-12 teachers and administrators who excel at using technology and digital media to support student learning and serve as leaders in educational technology. During the 2016-17 school year, Digital Innovators will receive year-long professional development opportunities, including virtual trainings on digital best practices, access to exclusive resources [...]

By |2015-12-14T15:54:51-05:00December 15, 2015|

Building learning in Minecraft

Teachers across Kentucky and the world are harnessing the power of students’ interest in the video game, Minecraft, and turning it into increased learning.

By |2019-02-18T15:51:56-05:00February 3, 2015|

Help maximize digital investments with webinar

School districts are investing heavily in laptops, tablets, and netbooks as they put in place online testing programs for the Common Core State Standards. But schools may not be making the best use of these devices for day-to-day learning-what many educators believe is the key benefit of these technology investments. An Education Week workshop aimed at helping educators maximize their [...]

By |2020-11-10T15:27:42-05:00October 9, 2014|

Fortney named KYSTE Outstanding Leader

Bob Fortney, a senior consultant in the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of District 180, is the recipient of the 2012 Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Outstanding Leader award, which will be presented at the KySTE spring conference March 9 in Louisville. Each year, KySTE presents awards for outstanding leader, teacher and technology staff member, based on [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:33:16-04:00February 16, 2012|

Digital Learning Day is Feb. 1

Digital Learning Day is Wednesday, Feb. 1, and it culminates a year-round national awareness campaign to improve teaching and learning for all children. Digital learning is any instructional practice that is effectively using technology to strengthen the student learning experience. Digital learning encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practice, including using online and formative assessment; increasing focus and quality of teaching [...]

By |2020-09-23T15:04:37-04:00January 26, 2012|
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