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 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 more important than it is right now!
Dr. Todd Whitaker (@ToddWhitaker) is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is a leading presenter in the field of education and has written more than 30 books, including the national best seller, What Great Teachers Do Differently. Dr. Jeffrey Zoul (@Jeff Zoul) is Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, Illinois. He is also the author of several books, including Improving Your School One Week at a Time and The 4 CORE Factors for School Success, co-authored with Dr. Todd Whitaker. Jimmy Casas (@casas jimmy) is an award-winning principal at Bettendorf High School in Bettendorf, Iowa. He is also Co-Founder of EdCampIowa and Co-Founder & Co-Moderator of #IAedchat, a live online discussion chat every Sunday at 8:00 a.m.& p.m. CST.
GETTING CONNECTED: WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT MATTERS KEY CONNECTOR #1 KEY CONNECTOR #2 KEY CONNECTOR #3 KEY CONNECTOR #4 KEY CONNECTOR #5 KEY CONNECTOR #6 KEY CONNECTOR #7 KEY CONNECTOR #8 CHAPTER 9 REFERENCES