Monday, February 27, 2017

Digital Learning Month may be wrapping up, but we're just getting started!

Our Coach Moderator Team has put together a great set of questions this week to shift our focus from the teachers in a 1:1 to the students. Join moderators Diana Gill, Pam O’Risky, and Keshia Seitz for a lively discussion beginning at 9 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 2nd.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Our Final Digital Learning Month Chat

February 23 is national Digital Learning Day. Click to learn more.

At 9 p.m. EST Thursday, Two Techie Teachers, Tiffany and Brittany in collaboration with Jill Woerner, IDOE Global Learning Specialist, bring us a special Digital Learning Month focus! Join us as we discover how every classroom teacher can be integrating global learning in their instruction. We'll also take a look at the related ISTE Standards for Students (7-Global Collaborator).

Find our moderators: @kindergartenVF, @MrsCoppleSES, and @GlobalEdIndiana

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Take Digital Learning to the Next Level!

Tonight launches our new Digital Leadership 5-part series, To the Next Level! Our moderator, Amy Heavin, will guide us in looking at how we can Take Digital Learning to the Next Level! Join us on the hashtag at 9 p.m. EST. Is there a chance that your day will be busy and you might forget to join you colleagues around the state for our weekly chat? Sign up to get a Remind message 15 minutes before we start.

Did you know?
The Office of eLearning has strategic partnerships to develop and expand digital leadership across Indiana? The CIESC partnership offers two professional learning events with this goal:
  • Focus Forum is an administrator 2-day workshop. The next event is in Batesville on March 7-8. Details & Registration
  • Lead In is designed for teacher leaders and those in the role of technology integration coach. The next event is April 13 in Plymouth. Details & Registration
Visit our chat calendar for details on next week's chat on Global Learning.

Monday, January 30, 2017

February is Digital Learning Month and #INeLearn Chat is Celebrating

Join the first of four special chats on the #INeLearn Twitter hashtag this Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8CST/9EST. Watch for our moderators: Pam O’Risky and Diana Gill.

Do you have a student tech team in your classroom or school? Are you interested in starting one? Wherever you are in this process, let’s talk about how to build and empower our digital leaders.

Did you know? Student Tech Teams were the inspiration behind the Hoosier Student Digital Leaders program (#HSDLead).

We encourage you to learn more about this effort and the resources that can support your work in this area.Visit:

Then bring your questions to chat on Thursday. Michelle will be hanging out with the chat moderators as will other #HSDLead advisors.

Visit our chat calendar for all of the chat topics in February.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Fourth Thursdays are the Classroom Teacher Strand on #INeLearn Chat

This Thursday, Tiffany Copple and Brittany Banister, our moderator team for the Classroom Teacher strand are welcoming Chris Hitchcock, social studies teacher and #sschat co-leader, to #INeLearn. We are also happy to have IDOE content area specialists take part in the chat this week.

Join us on the #INeLearn hashtag Thursday, January 26th at 9 p.m. EST. The team has a great set of discussion questions prepared and are looking forward to your input.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Empowering Stakeholder Leaders: #INeLearn Chat 1/19

Join our Digital Leadership strand moderator, Amy Heavin, this Thursday at 9 p.m. EST. This is the final chat in the series Empowering Digital Leaders. Our focus is on Stakeholders. With that in mind, there is still time to ask your school's stakeholders to complete the Speak Up Survey! They have surveys designed specifically for community members and they can be completed by individuals or a group. Learn more at 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Using Design to Empower Learners

Using Design to Empower Learners is the topic for this week's #INeLearn Chat Takeover. Join us Thursday, January 12th at 9 p.m. EST on the hashtag.

Before joining our chat, be sure to check out what our Takeover guests shared on Instagram last week.

And while we're on the topic of design, we encourage you to reserve a spot at next Tuesday's 4 p.m. EST webinar when the IU School of Education at IUPUI and IU Online eLearning Design & Services will be joining us in the eLearning Lab.
You'll learn about adjustments you can make in your online learning environments that make a big impact in how your students access instructional resources. Register for the webinar here.