The DPS Virtual Media and Technology Conference is Coming Soon!

posted Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 AM by Jerry Williamson   [ updated Jan 17, 2014, 7:30 AM ]
DPS Virtual Media and Technology Conference
National Digital Learning Day is February 5, 2014. The DPS Media & Educational Technology Department will use this day to conduct an online "conference" promoting effective use of media and technology within our school system. The virtual conference will include live and recorded video-conference sessions via Google Hangouts. On Digital Learning Day, links to all of the sessions will be found at Each session will be less than an hour in length, and will include topics such as:
  • Google Apps for Education
    • Google Hangouts- Efficient Meetings, Dynamic Sharing
    • Google Drive- Creating, Sharing, and Collaborating Anytime, Anywhere
    • Managing Student Assignments with Google Drive & Doctopus
    • Flexible Scheduling with Google Calendar & YouCanBook.Me
    • Google Sites- Virtual Learning Commons for Schools and Classrooms
  • Schoolnet
  • Video
    • The Githens Middle School Raider Report- The New Media in the Hands of a New Generation
    • The Flipped Classroom
    • Discovery Ed 
  • iPads and other mobile devices
  • Interactive White Boards
    • ActivInspire- Engaging Students and Getting the Most out of Your Interactive White Board 
  • Research Process in the NC Information and Technology Essential Standards
  • Internet Safety
  • Destination Success
Please contact Jerry Williamson if you have a teacher, media coordinator or technology facilitator who would like to share an innovative instructional practice with others in the district through this virtual venue. Then, join us on Febraury 5th at to attend the sessions.