Designing Dynamic Learning in the Digital Age

Audiences: 3 - 5 Teachers , 6 - 8 Teachers , 9 - 12 Teachers
Levels: All Levels

Session Description

Transformative learning requires sound instruction coupled with an innovative spirit. Designing dynamic lessons with modern tools can increase student agency and connect all content with critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Inspired by the work of Weston Kieschnick, this strategy session will provide educators with a planning protocol template that grounds instruction in research-based strategies supported with modern learning tools. Bring a lesson plan that you would like to take to the next level!

District Information

Springfield Public Schools is Missouri's largest school district. It serves over 25,000 students in 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school (grades 5 – 6), nine middle schools, five high schools, three early childhood centers, and a dozen choice programs.

Jeremy Sullivan

Jeremy Sullivan is a Google Certified Trainer, WeVideo EDU Ambassador, and Blended Learning Specialist. Previously a high school English teacher, Jeremy creates empowered learner-centered environments by providing support, resources, and training on blended and personalized learning to over 250 teachers and 4000 students in two high schools, one middle school, and two alternative centers. He also curates and maintains the online tutorial and resource library for the district.


Kelly Myrick

Kelly Myrick is a Google Certified Trainer and Lead Blended Learning Specialist. Previously she was a high school science teacher for three years and a high school business teacher for 11 years. Currently she is working with elementary, middle, and high schools to implement blended learning strategies and technology integration in order to create personalized learning environments for teachers and students.