Connected Leadership

Author: Spike Cook
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371662
Size: 14.10 MB
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You’re at the top—but never alone! Take the leap and connect with other educators and leaders through social media. Educators learn to transform relationships with their students, staff, parents, and with the overall community in this simple guide to social media. With real-life examples from K12 educators who’ve integrated social media technology and education, this guide helps educators to harness the power of connectedness and change the way you lead. Jump in and you’ll learn how to: Develop a personal learning network Tell your school’s story through blogging Use connections to transform your leadership

Bundle Corwin Connected Educators Series

Author: Peter M. DeWitt
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9781483377636
Size: 48.96 MB
Format: PDF
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The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short volumes feature practical strategies to use right away—and the series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. The bundle includes: Connected Leadership: It’s Just a Click Away The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning Empowered Schools, Empowered Students: Creating Connected and Invested Learners All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities The Power of Branding: Telling Your School's Story Flipping Leadership Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel Teaching the iStudent: A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K–12 Classroom The Edcamp Model: Powering Up Professional Learning Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators companion website.

Breaking Out Of Isolation

Author: Spike C. Cook
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483392449
Size: 69.83 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fresh ideas to help you meet the challenges of innovative leadership! Overcome the hurdles of being a school leader and stay ahead with this helpful guide to battling isolation and getting connected. Through powerful vignettes and strategies, you’ll discover how innovation-minded school leaders connect to avoid isolation, lower stress, find support, and share ideas. Grow your professional practice and learn to: Jumpstart and sustain your Professional Learning Network Strategically and meaningfully connect with colleagues and staff Overcome isolation for lasting impact Includes tips for Twitter, Google Hangouts, Pinterest and more. Get real-world solutions with this easy-to-follow roadmap to transformational change!

5 Skills For The Global Learner

Author: Mark Barnes
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483382931
Size: 48.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Tap the power of digital learning! In today’s digital world, distance and cultural differences are inconsequential. Technology empowers students and provides them with unlimited resources and opportunities. With this easy guide, you’ll learn the five essential skills to transform students into global learners: Creating and sharing digital information Using social media Digital publishing Building a personal learning network Using aggregators to create, maintain, and share content Loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools, this breakthrough guide to incredible learning opportunities will keep you and your students a step ahead!

Worlds Of Making

Author: Laura Fleming
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483382842
Size: 77.78 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Makerspaces: Your questions answered here! Get the nuts and bolts on imagining, planning, creating, and managing a cutting-edge Makerspace for your school community. Nationally recognized expert Laura Fleming provides all the answers in this breakthrough guide. From inception through implementation, you’ll find invaluable guidance for creating a vibrant Makerspace on any budget. Practical strategies and anecdotal examples help you: Create an action plan for your own personalized Makerspace Align activities to standards Showcase student creations Use this must-have guide to painlessly build a robust, unique learning environment that puts learning back in the hands of your students!

Using Technology To Engage Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Billy Krakower
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506318282
Size: 74.88 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Leverage technology to engage students with learning disabilities! Harness the power of today’s technology to improve learning and engagement for students with learning disabilities. By engaging students with learning disabilities using the technology already at your fingertips, you’ll see your students begin to thrive and grow in exciting new ways. In this volume in the Connected Educators Series, you’ll discover: New ideas for using assistive technology to teach core subjects and study skills How to build positive opportunities for students to show what they know Tools to provide better content accessibility How to help students connect and share through technology tools

The Edcamp Model

Author: Kristen Swanson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371972
Size: 37.92 MB
Format: PDF
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Exciting professional development that works! Discover Edcamp, a model of professional development that’s never one- size-fits-all—and always productive. In Edcamp, “unconference” participants create the agenda and lead the sessions, drawing on their individual expertise, and engage in active collaboration for real results. Afterward, technology keeps the conversation going, building a connected learning environment that lasts. Here you’ll find the tools to run an Edcamp in your school, district, or region and start connecting, including: An overview of the Edcamp model Evidence showing its effectiveness Practical strategies to use right away A dedicated series website

The Power Of Branding

Author: Tony Sinanis
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148337193X
Size: 37.87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Turn a spotlight on what’s great about your school! Inform, engage, and support your school community with this step-by-step guide in the Connected Educators Series. Begin exploring the benefits of branding and create an action plan for sharing the excellent things unfolding in your classroom, school, or district. Includes concrete suggestions and in-depth case studies that will help you: Artfully create a brand name, symbol or design Share great events using blogs and more Empower all stakeholders, including students Teach digital citizenship K-12 Use this all-inclusive guide to start sharing just how special your school is!

Leading 21st Century Schools

Author: Lynne Schrum
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506318053
Size: 61.12 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Master The Latest Educational Technology To Teach 21st Century Skills. To prepare students to thrive in the classroom and beyond, educators must place the proper emphasis on technology leadership. First published in 2009, this book’s second edition features 80% brand-new material addressing the latest technological developments, combined with the authors’ tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include: Aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards Comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know A companion website featuring a massive volume of resources for additional progress

Redesigning Learning Spaces

Author: Robert Dillon
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506318339
Size: 46.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Bring hope, joy, and positive energy back into the daily work of the classroom. In this book, learn to design brain-friendly learning environments that foster engagement, productivity, and achievement while allowing for seamless integration of educational technology. Discover how flexible, welcoming, and comfortable learning spaces can prepare students for the future. In this book you’ll: Find resources for redesigning spaces on a sustainable budget Support technology integration through blended and virtual learning Hear from teachers and schools whose successfully transformed spaces have increased student achievement