What Connected Educators Do Differently

What Connected Educators Do Differently Todd Whitaker Jeffrey Zoul and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse and now they are sharing their best practices In What

  • Title: What Connected Educators Do Differently
  • Author: Todd Whitaker Jeff Zoul Jimmy Casas
  • ISBN: 9781138832008
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
  • Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe will greTodd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe will greatly enhance your own learning and your success in a school or classroom You ll find out how to create a personal and professional learning network to share resources and ideas, gain support, and make an impact on others By customizing your professional development in this way, you ll be able to learn what you want, how you want, when you want Best of all, you ll become energized and inspired by all the great ideas out there and how you can contribute, benefiting both you and your students Whether you are a teacher or school leader, you will come away from this book with step by step advice and fresh ideas to try immediately Being a connected educator has never been easier or important than it is right now

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    1. "Everyone has the capacity to lead, but every effective educator knows that no matter how willing and able they are to lead the way, they cannot do it alone;"I purchased this book to prepare me for an upcoming conference and as you know with education conferences some are good and some are okay. Well if this book is any indication of how wonderfully inspiring this conference will be, I can hardly wait! A concise read that empowers every educator to become connected and surround yourself with you [...]

    2. Decent book. Learned a little bit about professional learning networks and a little bit about positivity in educational communities.

    3. Being connected is something I believe has helped me succeed. Being connected and "working out loud" is something that the Association for Talent Development advocates and I have taken to heart. Naturally, I am always looking for ideas to help improve what I am doing as well as ideas to share with other educators. The book,  What Connected Educators Do Differently *, has helped to validate what I am doing and provided me with new ideas. Read more

    4. The authors of "What Connected Educators Do Differently" have written a user friendly guide that will provide relevant advice for educators who plan to connect in today's digital world.They emphasize "Follow 5, Find 5, Take 5" as the jump off point to get started. In particular, they summarize the gist of each one, so the educator could make an informed decision.Surprisingly, they advocate taking time off from always being connected and the benefits of such a move. Overall, it's an extremely use [...]

    5. I picked this up in preparation for a class I am teaching about developing and growing a professional learning network. What a great companion book! It is a very fast read with lots of great nuggets of advice. This would make a great book study for PLCs no matter where individual teachers are on their own learning journey. Extremely positive and very inspiring while pragmatic.

    6. A great validation for many of my practices as a connected educator. However, it still provided many great resources, ideas, and connections that I can add to my practice and Personal Learning Network (PLN).

    7. I won this on a good reads giveawayI thought this was a good way to sharpen my teaching strategies. This is my first year in a permanent position so this book will come in handy

    8. Good read for educators if you haven't really gotten into Twitter and PLNs. It could have been condensed! I felt like the same things were being said in different ways just to fill pages sometimes.

    9. This book is a perfect follow-up to my recent NASSP conference. Tremendous advice for school administrators, wherever you may be in your leadership career.

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