The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support

The Networked Teacher: How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support

By: Kira J. Baker-Doyle (author)Paperback

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Description

New teachers need support from their peers and mentors to locate resources, information, new ideas, emotional support, and inspiration. This timely book explains the research and theory behind social networks (face-to-face and online), describes what effective social networking for educators looks like, reveals common obstacles that new teachers face in establishing support networks, and offers valuable practical advice. The author follows the stories of four first-year teachers, illustrating the significant impact that social support networks can have on teachers' lives and challenging common misconceptions of professional support. This book offers action guides to help teachers become "intentional networkers," as well as a companion website with tools for networking and collaboration. This is a must-have resource for pre- and in-service teachers. Book Features: Research-based frameworks on teachers' social networks and professional support. Suggestions for mentors, teacher educators, and school administrators on how to help new teachers to effectively develop their social networks. A companion website that offers discussion forums, resources, and networking tools: www.thenetworkedteacher.com

About Author

Kira J. Baker-Doyle is an assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University-Berks.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807752517
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9780807752517
  • ISBN10: 0807752517

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