Twitter Contest: Digital Learning Day 2013

Yesterday was a fabulous day of Twitter chats, webinars, live chats, and resource sharing: Digital Learning Day 2013.  Being a 1:1 school, I thought we have to do something to celebrate this day! In the midst of a crazy time of year at our school, I put together a Twitter contest.

This flyer was displayed throughout the building to promote the contest.

Our students could tweet any time during DLDay about their education experience with technology using #MCNDLD. Each time a student tweeted, they were entered into a drawing to win lunch for them and three of their friends from Chipotle, Jersey Mikes or Skyline (winner’s choice).  While some students thought this was a “trap” to check on their Twitter feeds, many participated and we had a great amount of participation!  The Storify feed was displayed in the library all day for students to read what other students had to say.

Some teachers even incorporated the #MCNDLD hashtag into their lessons.  We hoped we would become a local trending topic, but no such luck.  All and all, it was a fun day for everyone. Please feel free to comment on this post to tell me about what you did for DLDay!

Check out what our students had to say by clicking here.

Tech to You Later!


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