Today’s Digital Learning Leaders and Specialists are responsible for helping teachers design, create and curate digital resources, use technology tools for teaching and learning, and lead their school or school district in providing engaging, real world learning experiences for students.
The TIESed Digital Learning Leaders program is an extended professional development program that runs from August 2016 to May 2017. Our content and activities are based on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) recommended standards for Technology Coaches.
The TIES Digital Learning Leaders Program will begin August 8 and 9, 2017 with two days of professional development designed to build skills for educators who wish to empower their peers with great resources, tools, and ideas.
Topics of study will include:
Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
DigitalAge Learning Environments
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
Content Knowledge and Professional Growth
What do I get in the TIES Digital Learning Leaders Program? 50+ CEU hours of research-based professional development including:
Five full days of face-to-face professional development
Individual coaching with an experienced TIESed educator
Opportunities to present at the TIES Conference and other forums
A connected community to exchange ideas and practices with other digital educators
One-day registration at the TIES 2016 Conference in December 2016
One or more site visits to schools that are modeling digital learning practices of interest
Goal setting and project completion support
Toolkit of best practices, resource banks, technology tools, and ideas
Certification as a TIESed Digital Learning Leader