Expert strategies for personalized, 21st Century professional learning!
Empower teachers to take ownership of their own professional learning. Recognized EdTech leaders Murray and Zoul guide you step-by-step through the process. Confidently learn to build a values-driven school culture, personalized professional roadmaps, and a collaboration-minded staff. You’ll find concrete examples, leadership profiles, and a wealth of resources to help administrators and teachers:
- Take ownership of their professional growth
- Design meaningful learning opportunities
- Collaborate and learn using technology, blogs, and social media
- Model and support professional learning for others
Transform teacher learning and see your student achievement soar!
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.
"Leading Professional Learning: Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers masterfully connects how and why professional learning for teachers can be transformed. It's an accessible, practical resource that every educator should have in their toolkit."
—Cindy Johanson, Executive Director
Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation
"This is a brief, but powerful, book about making professional learning for teachers more meaningful and personal. Murray and Zoul have identified several important ways to improve how we support our teachers' learning so that they are better equipped to support their students. The book offers practical tips that schools and districts can take and use immediately."
—Todd Whitaker, Professor of Department of Educational Leadership
Indiana State University
|Who Owns the Learning?|
|Teachers as Learners and Leaders|
|Tool Spotlight: Google Forms for Soliciting Teacher Feedback|
|Leadership Profile: Michelle Nebel|
|The Leadership Gap|
|Time: Stop Spending; Start Investing|
|Tool Spotlight: Today's Meet|
|Blogging to Lead, Blogging to Learn|
|Tool Spotlight: Edublogs, Blogger, Wordpress|
|Leadership Profile: Jimmy Casas|
|Empower Staff to Design Their Own Learning|
|Designing the Personalized Roadmap|
|Tool Spotlight: Tweetdeck|
|Tool Spotlight: The Official Chat List|
|Leadership Profile: Laura Fleming|
|Professional Learning is Collaborative|
|Job-Embedded Professional Learning and the Role of Coaching|
|Professional Learning Communities|
|Professional Learning is Engaging|
|Professional Learning is Relevant and On Demand|
|Tool Spotlight: Voxer|
|Leadership Profile: Tom Whitford|
|Common Core Shifts Require Shifts in Professional Learning|
|From Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side to Meddler in the Middle|
|A Call to Action|