The Relevant Educator

Author: Tom Whitby
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483371735
Size: 28.35 MB
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Professional growth and social media savvy at your fingertips! This information-packed resource from digital experts Anderson and Whitby makes it easy to build a thriving professional network using social media. Easy-to-implement ideas, essential tools, and real-life vignettes help teachers learn to: Find and choose the best social media tools, products, and communities Start and grow a collaborative, high-quality PLN using Twitter, blogging, LinkedIn, and more Use social media to enhance 21st Century education Engage in authentic personal and professional learning Includes invaluable resources and an in-depth analysis of the social media landscape. Collaboration has never been easier with this must-have guide!

The Educator S Guide To Creating Connections

Author: Tom Whitby
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483392902
Size: 67.21 MB
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Blogging, social media, and PLN’s made easy! Collectively, we’re all smarter than we are individually. In this expert guide, EdTech leaders help you harness the power of connected collaboration using the Internet and social media. You’ll easily leverage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and beyond for profound professional growth. Use real-world tips and tools to: Master and adapt to 21st Century teaching methodologies Build ongoing technology literacy for you and your students Connect and collaborate with education leaders across the globe Get connected. Get engaged. Use this inspiring, step-by-step manual to expand your personal and professional network today!

New Methods Of Literacy Research

Author: Peggy Albers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136250573
Size: 20.86 MB
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Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Directly connected with evolving themes in literacy research, theory, instruction, and practices—especially in the areas of digital technologies, gaming, and web-based research; discourse analysis; and arts-based research—this much-needed text is the first to capture these new directions in one volume. Written by internationally recognized authorities whose work is situated in these methods, each chapter describes the origin of the method and its distinct characteristics; offers a demonstration of how to analyze data using the method; presents an exemplary study in which this method is used; and discusses the potential of the method to advance and extend literacy research. For literacy researchers asking how to match their work with current trends and for educators asking how to measure and document what is viewed as literacy within classrooms, this is THE text to help them learn about and use the rich range of new and emerging literacy research methods.

Teaching The Last Backpack Generation

Author: Zachary Walker
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506310028
Size: 26.52 MB
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Let mobile devices transform teaching and learning Don’t just know how to use mobile technology. Know how to use it to transform learning. This refreshingly easy-to-use workbook shows educators how to make mobile devices a natural part of their classrooms by optimizing technology, no matter what the content. Discover: practical mobile device management skills such as how to project and use devices as a whiteboard and tools to capture student responses. fun strategies students will love such as teaching vocabulary using text speak and slang or using a digital assistant (like Siri) instead of writing. helpful resources to enhance professional learning.

Bridge Leadership

Author: Autumn K. Tooms
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607523493
Size: 49.23 MB
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This is the first chronicle of the history of social justice as a line of inquiry within the field of educational administration. Editors Tooms and Boske have amassed a collective voice of leaders in the field of educational administration who have broken barriers and expanded the field through their own work and scholarship within a national and international arena. Many of these narratives are the first time tellings of the challenges and successes found in the works of this group of scholars of historic significance. This collection is written and organized into practical and easy-to-digest sections. They are part history lesson and part practical teaching tool for those who prepare school leaders. Anyone from school leaders to academics interested or charged with unpacking the messy intersections between school leadership and issues of social justice will find inspiration and easy to understand explanations of leadership and equity work within the chapters presented. Frameworks of discussion range from reflections of what aspects are needed to build international collaboratives to what political forces have expanded the understandings of leadership to recognize the uncomfortable tensions centered on economy, race, sexual identity, and gender, within the international community that is educational leadership. A focus is given to the potency of the consistent mundane actions that engage school leaders as well as toward the sweeping policies that equally affect the culture and quality of schools worldwide.

A Grounded Theory Of Attributes Of The College Classroom That Contribute To Social And Cultural Identity Development

Author: Genella Mautrice Taylor Stubrud
Publisher: ProQuest
ISBN: 0549383298
Size: 53.36 MB
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Much of K--16 education is anchored in the belief that what is taught, how it is taught, where it is taught, and by whom it is taught will significantly affect the growth and development of students. Yet, we have relatively little understanding of what specifically about the classroom, teachers, curriculum, and instruction contributes to enhancing the social and cultural identity development of students.

People Planning And Development Studies

Author: Raymond J. Apthorpe
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780714625829
Size: 53.90 MB
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The aim of these essays is to discuss the process of evolution in under-developed countries and to show what difficulties are now encountered in these newly-developed states.

Going Google

Author: Jared J. Covili
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506343007
Size: 24.13 MB
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Unique ideas for authentic, 21st-century learning! Use this easy-access guide to discover exactly how and why Google’s latest internet tools can help prepare your students for the modern workplace! Quickly scan for detailed guidance and learn: Which tools help you meet 21st century learning skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Earth, YouTube, and more 5 major points to consider before using each tool Includes a handy glossary of tech terms, a new companion website, teacher vignettes, screen casts, project tutorials, and classroom management tips.

The Connected Educator

Author: Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 1935543199
Size: 16.33 MB
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Create a connected learning community through social media and rediscover the power of being a learner first. After uncovering the theories and research behind the significance of learning through collaboration with other educators, the authors show you how to take advantage of technology to improve your own learning and ultimately the learning of your students.

Addressing Ethnic Conflict Through Peace Education

Author: Z. Bekerman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230603580
Size: 17.55 MB
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This collection on peace education includes contributions from an international group of scholars representing a wide variety of geographical conflict areas and exemplifying the multiple venues of peace educational labour. A strong emphasis is given to integrative and sustained long-term peace education efforts.