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Southern Oregon Digital Learning Meeting
About Southern Oregon Digital Learning
The Digital Learning Meeting is comprised of superintendents, curriculum directors, IT managers, and teachers from SOESD and the thirteen school districts in southern Oregon. Members focus on promoting instructional improvement and increased student achievement though identification of digital materials, blended learning environments, and effective instructional practices for integrating technology into standards-aligned curriculum.
Southern Oregon Digital Learning Meeting: 5-8-2014
Central Point School District presented their work with CCSS mathematics instruction. Christine Beck, principal at Sam's Valley Elementary, presented the school's experience with digital CCSS mathematics open education resources from EngageNY.org. The resources include free CCSS aligned curriculum and assessments, professional development materials, and video library. Kierra Huggins, math teacher at the Crater School of Business, Innovation, and Science presented her students' achievement with project based learning and 3D printing in mathematics to support STEM education.
5-8-2014 Meeting Agenda
Rob Saunders Presentation
Southern Oregon Digital Learning Meeting: 3-13-2014
Curriculum and instruction leaders joined IT managers, teachers, and students to participate in hands-on activities with Rob Saunders from Three Rivers School District, who showed how to use a learning management system to differentiate instruction and provide interventions for students to earn opportunities for re-assessment of proficiency on standards. He also shared data regarding student achievement gains using the blended model.
3-13-2014 Meeting Agenda
Southern Oregon Digital Learning Meeting: 2-13-2014
Curriculum and instruction leaders joined IT Managers to review and discuss effective instructional practices using mobile devices and digital resources to address Common Core State Standards. This meeting was intended to assist districts with mobile device initiatives and digital materials adoption that increase student learning. Gary Laipply from Talent Middle School presented his experience using mobile devices, digital history textbook, and other digital tools for project based learning. Mark Freed from ODE discussed the recent State Board action regarding the need to revise state statute for adoption of instructional materials and the new state review cycle. He gathered input to help design the new textbook and digital materials adoption process.
2-13-2014 Meeting Agenda
Textbook Adoption: State Board Actions