If you want to become a 21st century educator — and prepare iGeneration students for an exciting but unpredictable future — you first have to become a 21st century learner. That’s right. The “connected learner” is YOU.

At Powerful Learning Practice, we’ve created a year-long, professional learning journey that takes educators and turns them back into learners first: The Connected Learner Experience. To celebrate the launch of our 2012-13 learning journey, we want to hear from you – What makes you a connected learner?

Introducing the Connected Learner Video Contest

Powerful Learning Practice is hosting a video contest – it’s easy to enter and you could win some fabulous prizes, including our Grand Prize, an iPad 3! Watch this video to learn all about this contest and how to enter:

The fabulous prizes

iPad 3

How to enter – 3 easy steps

  1. Record a video (no more than 90 seconds in length) answering the question “What makes you a connected learner?” Be creative! Show us, rather than just tell us!
  2. Upload your video to YouTube with your name and PLP Connected Learner in the title, such as PLP Connected Learner Chris Davis. Tag your video with PLPConnectedLearner.
  3. Add a comment on this post with the link where we can view it on YouTube.

For the fine print, contest rules, and more details, visit our official contest page.

Good luck! We can’t wait to hear what makes you a connected learner!

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Sheryl is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Powerful Learning Practice. She works with schools and districts from around the world helping them to infuse technology into their curriculums and by leading other digital conversion efforts. Sheryl also consults with governments, educational organizations and non-profits in development of their various professional learning initiatives. Sheryl is a sought-after presenter at national and international events, speaking on topics related to digital and online learning, teacher and educational leadership, online community building, and other educational issues impacting children of poverty. Sheryl served on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors for six years. She co-authored The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age with Lani Ritter Hall. Sheryl has four children and four grandsons, Luke, Logan, Levi and Tanner and a trio of dachshunds. You can find out more on her blog and on Twitter @snbeach.

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