Michael Fullan writes a great deal about using the right drivers to drive change in school systems. Instead of using technology as a driver, Connected Educators have a central mission to make sure learning is at the center of the discussion.
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August 10, 2014
August 03, 2014
In today's guest blog, Google Certified trainer Jared Covili of the Utah Education Network explains how conferences are not our only option for professional learning.
July 22, 2014
By embracing social media, schools can engage students and their community in whole new ways. In this guest blog, school leader Brad Currie provides some practical tips on how to start.
July 16, 2014
Educators need the partnership approach to professional development. When it comes to flipping your leadership use Twitter and #fliplead to help colleagues see examples of what it looks like.
July 06, 2014
Flipped leadership isn't a silver bullet that will make a school's problems go away, but it is a practical and engaging method to maximize time together with teachers and communicate with parents.
June 24, 2014
Up until a few days ago I didn't understand the importance of Voxer but through some Tweets and Voxer conversations, I see how important the tool can be to building connections and communicating.
June 22, 2014
I was recently introduced to the tool Voxer by my Connected Educator friends, and it made me think...are connected educators moving too fast for others to catch up?
June 13, 2014
Today's guest blog is written by Instructional Technology Instructor Mike Arsenault from Yarmouth, Maine. In this blog Mike writes about the importance of PBL and involving your community in the process.
May 30, 2014
In today's guest blog, Australian teacher Aaron Davis explores one of the biggest hurdles that he has found in connected learning, which is bridging the gap between those in the shadows, lurking in the background, to creating a more engaged community, which includes commenting and collaboration.
April 21, 2014
No matter how many academics give inspirational TED talks or publish papers on innovative pedagogy, no matter how much blood, sweat and tears teachers donate to the cause, there is a hidden barrier to meaningful, large-scale improvement in education: zero-sum thinking.