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VBCPS Digital Learning Summer Summit, June 2021 has ended

Welcome to the Greatest Summit on Earth!

#VBDLSS is a free, live, concurrent conference for VBCPS educators by the educators of Virginia Beach City Public Schools.   

Due to social distancing guidelines and procedures, most sessions are available in both face-to-face (red) and live-streamed (orange) environments. Please note that there are some sessions that are ONLY offered in a virtual format (green). Face-to-face spots are limited and will fill up quickly. However, if your desired face-to-face spot is unavailable you can always choose the live stream option.

The flexibility of this conference allows you to attend in a multitude of ways. You can choose strictly face-to-face at Salem HS, live-streamed/virtual from the comfort of your home, or a mix! There will be learning lounges located at Salem HS for you to utilize throughout the day for attendees wanting to do both face-to-face and virtual options. 

To Register:  ADD one session per time block to your schedule.  This will reserve your spot in that time block.  You must use SCHED to register for your desired sessions for this conference.  All links to access live-streamed and virtual versions of the session will be available in SCHED under the session information section. 

Please note that all attendees MUST complete an exit ticket for EACH session in order to receive points.  All exit tickets MUST be completed by 5:00 PM on 6/22/2021.

This event is sponsored by the Instructional Technology division of the VBCPS Department of Teaching & Learning.  The Digital Learning Summer Summit Advisory Committee plans and conducts this conference.

Take a spin to win. Complete the form to enter our DLSS SWAG raffle. Some items up for grabs are: $50 Amazon gift card, beach towels and totes, BreakoutEDU subscription, FlipGrid subscriptions, t-shirts, Ocean Breeze tickets, and much much more. One entry per person.
Multiple chances to win throughout the day!
http://bit.ly/DLSSswag2021
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Tuesday, June 22 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Gamifying Achieve3000, and Making it FUN.. while Secretly Boosting Student Engagement and Results! (Live Stream)

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Want to get your kids just as excited to read an article in Achieve3000 as they are playing their favorite video game? Well you can! Gamification is a GAME CHANGER when it comes to Achieve3000! -and WE HAVE THE SECRET RECIPE! Learn how with just a little creative storytelling you can significantly boost your student engagement and results while incorporating student agency, goal setting, and valuable meaningful reading practice! But wait, there’s more! In addition to sharing ideas on how to become the “Game Master,” we will share where to find that one report with all the data and digital resources needed, including badges that can be used in Schoology!

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Speakers
avatar for Michael Wesely

Michael Wesely

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS
I am an Instructional Technology Specialist at Kempsville Elementary in Virginia Beach, VA and love being a technology innovator. It is such an exciting time to be an educator with all the different ways you can engage your students learning. I love sharing and seeing the amazing... Read More →
avatar for Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis

4th Grade Teacher, Parkway Elementary
 


Tuesday June 22, 2021 9:15am - 10:00am EDT
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