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The Connected Educator Goes Back to School

Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Creating Global Classrooms, Making The Shift, Voices | 2 comments

For Kathy Cassidy, going back to school means “I set up my classroom, I think about how I will meet the needs of the students I will have, and I plan new ways I will meet my curriculum outcomes.” She’s done these things her entire teaching career, of course. “But because I am now a connected educator, I no longer do them alone. I do them with an entire network of educators online.”

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VFLR Celebrates Connected Educator Month (Wk 4)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Voices | 0 comments

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: A veteran educator is “knocked out of my orbit'; a faculty comes alive when they create their own school-based virtual community; small strategic steps can help teachers shift their practice; global classroom tips.

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VFLR Celebrates Connected Educator Month (Wk 3)

Posted by on Aug 15, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Voices | 0 comments

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: Kindergarteners take turns as global tour guides; ballad of frustrated staff developer; bulid your own secure social network inside your classroom; social studies teacher leads urban teens to become activists via social media.

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VFLR Celebrates Connected Educator Month (Wk 2)

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Connected Educator Month, Uncategorized, Voices | 0 comments

During Connected Educators Month we’re sharing frontline stories about what it means to be a connected teacher and leader, in the classroom and the school. Each Wednesday we’re featuring several articles by Voices from the Learning Revolution bloggers — posts that capture the spirit and immense value of connected professional learning.

THIS WEEK: Skyping across the globe in elementary; building active citizens in high school; leading schools where teachers collaborate and connect; and, in the middle grades, writing and publishing creative works online.

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