This interactive session will provide the opportunity for participants to plan quality digital learning and professional development opportunities for students to best support personalized instruction. Participants will review the essential components for digital learning and digital resources, examine current digital learning implementation levels and identify areas of growth based on national models. Learn how digital tools and resources can provide scaffolding, student agency and choice to support both teachers and students. Access online tools to support professional learning opportunities upon return to your school or district. Leaders will engage in discussion and be provided a sample professional learning for digital learning breakout session that may be replicated in their schools or districts.
Doug Casey has over two decades of experiences in education from classroom instruction to district and state level teaching and learning support. His work at the Connecticut State Commission for Educational Technology provides the opportunity to support digital learning and the planning for professional development to ensure quality implementation.
Julia Fallon is a technology and learning alchemist. Involved in learning technologies since 1989, she is an avid proponent of dynamic learning environments where highly effective instructional strategies integrate a wide range of digital technologies to equitably engage all learners. She is the Executive Director of SETDA (State Educational Technology Directors Association), where she works with U.S. state and territorial digital learning leaders to empower the education community to leverage technology for learning, teaching, and school operations.