The Instructional Technology and Media/Digital Learning Team provides statewide leadership and assistance to support the expansion of digital learning capacity and literacies into the teaching and learning process. In addition, the team provides leadership, assistance and guidance in the effective use of virtual, online and distance leaerning via the Wisconsin Digital Learning Collaborative. To help assist schools in offering state of the art digital learning experiences, our team assists schools in comprehensive components such as planning, hardware, software, infrastructure, classroom level instructional tools, virtual schools and online/blended programs, professional development, instructional utilization, evaluations, assessment and emerging digital trends. The team collaborates with the Digital Learning Advisory Council, which provides advice and guidance for the State Superintendent Tony Evers Agenda 2017.
What is Digital Learning?
Digital Learning is any instructional practice that is effectively using technology to strengthen the student learning experience. Digital learning encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practice, including using online and formative assessment, increasing focus and quality of teaching resources and time, online content and courses, applications of technology in the classroom and school buil ding, assistive technology for students with disabilities, hardware and software providing Universal Design for Learning (UDL), learning platforms, participating in professional communities of practice, providing access to high level and challenging content and instruction, and many other advancements technology provides to teaching and learning. (Alliance for Excellence in Education, 2013)
Wisconsin Digital Learning Plan: Providing the vision for equitable, personalized and engaged digital learning for all students
National Professional and Research Organizations