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Teaching, Leading & Learning
in a Digital World

Teaching, Learning, and Leading in a Digital World provides practical implementation strategies for creating a culture of deep and reflective learning for students and educators.

Audience: K-12 Central Office, Building Administrators and Teacher Leaders


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About This Academy

Building the Collective Capacity

Today's classrooms must be dynamic learning environments where students and teachers can engage in exploration and risk-taking. Teaching, Learning, and Leading in a Digital World provides practical implementation strategies for creating a culture of deep and reflective learning for students and educators. Moreover, this Academy provides a fundamental understanding of the necessary shifts required in instruction, the power of digital integration, and assessment tools to support students in meeting more rigorous demands.

This professional development provides:

  • Practical leadership strategies to support teachers in their implementation of digital literacy instruction and assessment as to prepare all students for college and career readiness.
  • District-and school-wide capacity building to implement digital literacy throughout all disciplines in all classrooms.

Agenda

8:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Digital Integration: "Walk the Digital Walk"
Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning: Students and Teachers using Evidence

12:00 PM—Lunch (provided)

Purposeful Assessments in Instruction and in PLCs: Assessment of, for, and as Learners
Tasks with Rigor and Complexity: Promoting a Culture of Rigor and Risk-Taking
High and Clear Learning Targets: Digital Tools and Resources to Support the Transition

3:00 PM—Wrap-Up


Learning Targets

  • I CAN explain the rationale and implications of digital integration in all classrooms.
  • I CAN identify instructional strategies, digital tools and resources that support digital and critical literacy.
  • I CAN describe digital tools and resources to engage all students in authentic learning.
  • I CAN describe instructional and assessment techniques that promote rigor and complexity.

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What People are Saying

"Dr. Beerer has shared with us a wealth of resources that can be utilized with teachers in professional development. She's been able to take something that can be perceived as abstract and make it very concrete."

Andrew Loiterstein
Principal
Brentwood Middle School