5 Skills for the Global Learner: What Everyone Needs to Navigate the Digital World (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

5 Skills for the Global Learner: What Everyone Needs to Navigate the Digital World (Corwin Connected Educators Series)

By: Mark D. Barnes (author)Paperback

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Tap the power of digital learning! Mobile devices and social media give students unlimited resources and opportunities to build an international network of teachers. With this easy guide, you'll learn five skills to transform the average learner into a global student: * 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. You'll stay a step ahead with this breakthrough guide to incredible learning opportunities!

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About Author

Mark Barnes is a veteran classroom teacher, education consultant, and author of the critically acclaimed Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom (ASCD, 2013), The 5-Minute Teacher (ASCD, 2013) and Teaching the iStudent (Corwin, 2014). A longtime adjunct professor at two Ohio colleges, Mark has created five online courses on web-based instruction, mobile learning, and using Twitter in the classroom and as a professional development tool. A leading expert on student-centered learning, Mark has helped thousands of educators build digitally enhanced, project-based, no-grades classrooms. Mark is the creator of the internationally recognized how-to video site for educators, Learn it in 5, and publisher of the popular education blog Brilliant or Insane. Named a Top 10 education technology blog by EdTech Magazine in 2014, B or I inspires hundreds of thousands of loyal readers. Mark's Facebook group, Teachers Throwing Out Grades, is a growing collection of educators dedicated to changing the way learning is assessed, and this group helped launch the #ThrowOutGrades Challenge. Mark can be found sharing information and articles about best practices in education daily on Twitter at @markbarnes19. http://www.markbarnes19.com/ http://www.brilliant-insane.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachersthrowingoutgrades/ View the author's TED talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JShsO5PvYG4


Preface by Peter DeWitt Introduction 1. Creating and Sharing Digital Information Screencasting for Teaching and Learning Digital Communication 2. Using Social Media for Worldwide Sharing Twitter Facebook Instagram 3. Digital Publishing The Personal Blog Storybird and Other Digital Publishers YouTube 4. Building a Personal Learning Network A Global Learning Network Constructing an Effective PLN 5. Using Aggregators to Create, Maintain, and Share Content What's an Aggregator? Scoop.It Feedly Hootsuite Conclusion References

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781483382913
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9781483382913
  • weight: 45
  • ISBN10: 1483382915

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