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The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections - Book Cover

The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections

?Use real-world tips and tools to master 21st Century teaching methodologies, build ongoing technology literacy, and connect and collaborate with education leaders across the globe.

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The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections - Book Cover
Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781483392882
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Corwin Connected Educators Series
  • Year: 2015
  • Page Count: 88
  • Publication date: August 27, 2015

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Blogging, social media, and PLN’s made easy!

Collectively, we’re all smarter than we are individually. In this expert guide, EdTech leaders help you harness the power of connected collaboration using the Internet and social media. You’ll easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Use real-world tips and tools to:

  • Master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies
  • Build ongoing technology literacy for you and your students
  • Connect and collaborate with education leaders across the globe

Get connected. Get engaged. Use this inspiring, step-by-step manual to expand your personal and professional network today!

The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. 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 other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.

Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.

"The successful educator is a connected educator. Quite simply, this book is a manual to stay relevant and energized in a rapidly changing profession. I highly recommend this as the definitive guidebook on building connections for the modern educator."
Vicki Davis, Author "Reinventing Writing"

Tom Whitby has brought together a who's who list any educator would want to be connected with and learn from! His latest book shares great ideas on how teachers can use online strategies as one way to look and learn beyond our all-too-often isolated classrooms.
Larry Ferlazzo, Award-Winning Teacher, Blogger, and Author
Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Key features

  • Learn how Connected Education impacts every aspect of education from policy to professional learning to student voice
  • Gain insights from some of the most impactful Connected Educators
  • Provides the perfect starting point for someone not sure how to get connected
  • Introduces readers to some of the themes of connected education: Personalized Learning, Authentic Learning, Digital Leadership, Student Voice


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Thomas D. Whitby

Tom Whitby has presented at many national, statewide, and local education conferences as well as Edcamps. He has contributed to the WISE Conference in Doha, Qatar, an International Education Conference, for the last two years. He served as a social media consultant for SmartBrief and a contributing Editor for SmartBlog on Education for SmartBrief.

Tom is a retired Adjunct Professor of Education at St Joseph’s College in New York, having taught for 6 years. He came to that position after 34 years as a secondary English teacher in the Public School system. He was also a leader in the New York State United Teacher Locals for 30 years. He has founded a number of Educational Groups on Linkedin including Technology Using Professors Group. He has been recognized with an Edublog Award for the most Influential Educational Twitter Series, Edchat, which he founded.

Additionally, Tom hosts The Edchat Radio Show for the BAM Network, which is available as free podcasts from K-12 education at the Apple iStore. He blogs at My Island View and has contributed articles to several education journals and has been a guest blogger with contributions to The Royal Treatment and Teacher’s Reboot Camp. He created the Ning site, The Educator’s PLN: http://edupln.ning.com/. Follow him on Twitter @tomwhitby.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Personalized Learning

Digitally Enhanced Leadership

Empowered Professional Learning

Authentic Learning


Giving Our Students A Voice Through Global Connections

Student Personal Learning Networks

Digital Learning Tools

Putting the Horse Before the Cart: Contemporary Learning and Practice as Policy Drivers



Price: $12.95
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