PBS LearningMedia, the free media on-demand service from PBS, has announced the third annual 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for tech-savvy K-12 educators. The program recognizes the top 100 applicants nationwide who are incorporating digital media in classrooms and serving as leaders in educational technology.
Through February 11, 2015, educators can apply to the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program by submitting a 60 -120 second video showcasing how they are creatively using digital technology and tools in the classroom to drive student achievement and completing a profile and two essay questions. The online application is available at pbslearningmedia.org/digitalinnovators.
A distinguished panel of judges will select the top 100 applicants as 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. The selected teachers will be rewarded with yearlong professional development opportunities that includes virtual trainings with a focus on innovative instructional strategies and digital best practices, access to premium and exclusive resources from PBS LearningMedia Custom, invitations to special events, access to a free PBS TeacherLine professional development course, membership into a robust professional learning community, and networking opportunities with other innovative educators and thought leaders. In addition, PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will receive ongoing support from their local PBS member stations.
A select top 30 applicants will be designated as Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators and will also receive a three-day all-expense paid trip to Philadelphia to participate in the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Summit and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference. This trip will offer attendees access to renowned speakers and experts, strategies for delivering best practices in digital education that they can immediately apply to the classroom, and networking opportunities with educators from across the country. All Lead PBS Digital Innovators will also receive a Samsung Galaxy tablet.
The 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will be announced in March 2015. For more information on PBS LearningMedia, visit pbslearningmedia.org.
Source: PBS LearningMedia, pbslearningmedia.org