Connected Leadership

Author: Spike Cook
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371662
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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: 31.95 MB
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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: 1483392430
Size: 40.38 MB
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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: 43.34 MB
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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!

All Hands On Deck

Author: Brad Currie
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371743
Size: 19.91 MB
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Bring communities together for involvement that makes a difference! Impact your students in a positive way and join the leagues of educators who are learning to engage with students, parents, and communities using social media and Web 2.0 technologies. Featuring practical strategies that you’ll want to put to use right away, plus a dedicated series website for additional resources, this short and easy-to-follow book will show you: How smartphones and tablets can work for your goals The secret to getting—and keeping—parents involved How to inform, engage, and empower stakeholders How tools like Skype can connect the community at large

Worlds Of Making

Author: Laura Fleming
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483382842
Size: 77.90 MB
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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!

The Edcamp Model

Author: Kristen Swanson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371972
Size: 76.48 MB
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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: 15.16 MB
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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!