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Continuation of Part 1 Digital Learning Day 2016 http://piedmontpd.weebly.com/celebrating-piedmont/digital-learning-day-2016
All these photos were shot this afternoon on a typical day of tech infusion at Piedmont.
1:00 Industrial Revolution Presentations
Students Recreate a Factory Town For outside Judges
2:00 Tech Breaktime
Students use thier tech to play games listen to music between classes. This is not unimportant.
music helps the brain and gaming grows neurons.
3:00 Connected Science
Student CollaboratE with schools in Chile and Canada to plan a "Mission To Mars"
POST 1 of 2: A Typical Digital Morning
Piedmont Celebrates a full Year of 1:1 Chromebooks, Personalized Learning, and BYOT with "DLD Around the CLock"
None of these events were designed for (or are unique to) Digital Learning Day! This is just a typical day in the life of a connected school full of happy student empowered by technology!
Answer: Come see Piedmont! It's Digital Learning 24/7/365 nowadays in CMS schools thanks to our cutting edge Instructional Technology support!
Piedmont Middle School celebrates organic edtech integration with this
"DLD Around the Clock"
hourly log of the amazing results of our 1:1, Personalized Learning and BYOT.
Teacher Professional Development Online Webinar
Being a connected educator is what it's all about in the 21st century, but so is having the benefit of discussing live with your coworkers.
In this photo Mrs. Coriale types the PLC's answers into the Google Doc while Mrs. Lugo runs the webinar and Mrs. Madan reads the live chat box comments from teachers around the globe.
(Sorry, Senor Kennedy, I only got your shoulder in the shot!)
Students Arrive With their Handmade Inventions
WEbsites and Online Learning Management Systems Help Students Learn in teacher's Absence
Old School Math Lesson Enhanced with Tech!
TRIAL Reenactment Relies on Tech
Student Lawyers use mobile tech as teleprompters for jury remarks.
Journalistic Photographers capture the trail using digital cameras.
Video evidence is shown to the jury via projector (hosted on YouTube)
EVERYTHING FROM LEGAL BRIEFS TO DIARY NOTES WERE PREPARED IN GAFE (Google Apps for Education) allowing English Language Arts teacher Mr. Milligan to correct errors and provide feedback to students at all times, not just at the end of the extensive simulation that brings the novel The Pigman to life.
Photography Class - Made Possible By Online Learning
New Staff Member Gets Connected
Before long her desk will look like Mrs' Lyttle's Education Command Center. 1,2,3,4, count 'em 5 screens all going at once as she gives the media center students live feedback on their work, grades in google classroom, prepares the next day's Black History Month research warm-up, and projects the 6th grade project directions.
MAkerspace supports Personalized Digital Learning
Bye for now! See you in Post 2 for our Digital Afternoon!
ALL DAY, EVERYDAY:
students learn in comfort of NEW Personalized Learning Environments
Celebrating Piedmont : a blog of Happy Happenings
Community And Service
Service In Action
Social Emotional Learning
"Celebrating Piedmont" logs only a small fraction of the learning magic the teachers of CMS' Piedmont Middle School, an IB World School. create daily. In that sense, it is authored by all the staff and students of Piedmont. It is curated by Ms. Gurthie who can be reached at the icons above. She'll be happy to brag about Piedmont's teachers and students any chance she gets! Please note this blog has only just begun and we have so much to show off! Come back again soon!