A free online conference 
for educators
December 14-31

The Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit is a FREE virtual event from December 14-31. It brings together some of the brightest minds in education to discuss technology, pedagogy and more.

You’ll get one new inspiring, practical presentation each day for nine days. Videos will be available until the summit closes on Dec. 31. You can automatically generate a FREE certificate for professional development credits that's emailed to you for each video you watch.

The 2018 Digital Summit is coming! Sign up below to get the latest Ditch Summit news and to claim your FREE ticket!

“The Ditch Summit was hands down the best PD for me last year. The great interview skills by Matt Miller combined with the top notch guests made it awesome.”

Laura Steinbrink

Teacher and Tech Coach / Missouri 

This year's Ditch Summit speakers ...

Ken Shelton @k_shelton
Speaker and Disruptor

Kim Bearden @kimbearden
Co-founder, Ron Clark Academy

Manuel Herrera @manuelherrera33
Doodler and Visual Thinker

Jornea Erwin @Savvy_Educator
Head of Educator Innovation, Flipgrid

Matt Miller @jmattmiller
Ditch That Textbook

Tony Vincent @tonyvincent
5th grade teacher / LearningInHand.com

Bryan L. Miller @EdTechNerd
Co-Founder, TopTechEDU

Claudio Zavala @ClaudioZavala
Video/creativity/storytelling enthusiast

What to expect

Just like a teacher conference.
Wherever and whenever you want.
(Pajamas and couch optional.)

The Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit offers you nine great speakers -- one new video interview released per day.

The videos will be available December 14-31. Like any other conference, when it's over, it's over and the videos will disappear.


Get your ticket.

Sign up above. Your ticket will get you emails the morning of every new speaker with a link to go watch.


Watch the videos.

Speaker videos last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. They're practical and inspirational, from hand-picked education leaders.


Download the notes.

Each video is accompanied by a PDF notes page summarizing the message. Download the notes, share, and keep them as long as you want.


Get PD credits.

When you've completed a presentation, generate a certificate of completion you can submit to your school/district for credit.

Jenn Giffen

York Region, Ontario


The Ditch Summit helped me connect with other like-minded educators on my own time. The sessions inspired me to make changes in my practice that have improved how I reach and empower my students. Maybe it is time to ditch that traditional conference?!?!

Karly Moura

Concord, CA


Ditch Summit provides you with powerful professional development while building your personal learning network. Last year I learned a TON and connected with incredible educators all over the globe!

What's the digital summit like?
Relive the 2016 and 2017 summits in sketches!
Click here to view 2016!
Click here to view 2017!

Don't miss it ... Claim your FREE ticket.

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A free, online virtual conference for educators by educators. Hosted by Ditch That Textbook.


Nine presentations available from December 14-31, 2018. 


Follow along and participate in the fun on Twitter using the #DitchSummit hashtag.

PD in your PJs

Watch the videos wherever and whenever you'd like while the summit is open.