Empowered Schools, Empowered Students

Creating Connected and Invested Learners

Author: Pernille Ripp

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483371859

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 4798

Open up a new world of learning and engage students with these powerful ideas! This book helps you empower teachers and students to regain control of their own teaching and learning journey. With this helpful guide, cultivate enthusiasm for learning by changing the power dynamic and putting the reins back into the hands of students. Administrators and teachers learn to: Cultivate the experts at your school Create an environment of trust and collaboration Give students and staff a voice Includes real-life stories from other connected educators! Transform the learning experience and create lasting change with this breakthrough volume of the Connected Educators Series!

Leading Professional Learning

Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers

Author: Thomas C. Murray,Jeffrey Zoul

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483379930

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 3738

Expert strategies for personalized, 21st Century professional learning! Empower teachers to take ownership of their own professional learning. Recognized EdTech leaders Murray and Zoul guide you step-by-step through the process. Confidently learn to build a values-driven school culture, personalized professional roadmaps, and a collaboration-minded staff. You’ll find concrete examples, leadership profiles, and a wealth of resources to help administrators and teachers: Take ownership of their professional growth Design meaningful learning opportunities Collaborate and learn using technology, blogs, and social media Model and support professional learning for others Transform teacher learning and see your student achievement soar!

The Relevant Educator

How Connectedness Empowers Learning

Author: Tom Whitby,Steven W. Anderson

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483371727

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 4458

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!

BUNDLE: Corwin Connected Educators Series

Author: Peter M. DeWitt,Thomas D. Whitby,Mark D. Barnes,Spike C. Cook,Pernille S. Ripp,Tony Sinanis,Brad Currie,Kristen N. Swanson,Steven W. Anderson,Joseph M. Sanfelippo

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 9781483377636

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short volumes feature practical strategies to use right away—and the series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. The bundle includes: Connected Leadership: It’s Just a Click Away The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning Empowered Schools, Empowered Students: Creating Connected and Invested Learners All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities The Power of Branding: Telling Your School's Story Flipping Leadership Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel Teaching the iStudent: A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K–12 Classroom The Edcamp Model: Powering Up Professional Learning Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators companion website.

Corwin Connected Teachers Bundle

Author: Peter M. DeWitt,Mark D. Barnes,Tom Whitby,John T Spencer,Lisa Dabbs,Steven W Anderson,Susan M Bearden,Pernille S Ripp,Dr Robert W Dillon,Kristen N Swanson,Starr Sackstein,Rafranz Davis,William (Billy) a Krakower,Laura Fleming

Publisher: Corwin Publishers

ISBN: 9781506371474

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you'll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short volumes feature practical strategies to use right away--and the series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. The bundle includes 15 books for teachers: Blogging for Educators: Writing for Professional Learning Confident Voices: Digital Tools for Language Acquisition Content Curation: How to Avoid Information Overload Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach Empowered Schools, Empowered Students: Creating Connected and Invested Learners Redesigning Learning Spaces Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources Teaching the iStudent: A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K-12 Classroom The Edcamp Model: Powering Up Professional Learning The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections The Missing Voices in EdTech: Bringing Diversity Into EdTech The Relevant Educator: How Connectedness Empowers Learning Using Technology to Engage Students With Learning Disabilities Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School 5 Skills for the Global Learner: What Everyone Needs to Navigate the Digital World Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It's a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators companion website.

Teaching the iStudent

A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K-12 Classroom

Author: Mark Barnes

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483371816

Category: Education

Page: 72

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Meet digital natives on their own turf! Our students are already accustomed to constantly-evolving mobile technology and they crave more than what plain paper and pencil can provide. Veteran teacher, renowned author, and tech expert Mark Barnes shows educators how to use mobile devices and social media to create a win-win for teaching and learning. This inspiring resource describes how to: Mentor students in responsible use of technology Build students’ aptitudes for critical thought and content curation Encourage collaboration beyond the classroom walls Easily learn and introduce new technology Including real-life teaching examples and exciting K-12 lesson ideas, along with a teacher-friendly technology glossary.

Redesigning Learning Spaces

Author: Robert Dillon,Ben Gilpin,A.J. Juliani,Erin Klein

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506318339

Category: Education

Page: 72

View: 8558

Bring hope, joy, and positive energy back into the daily work of the classroom. In this book, learn to design brain-friendly learning environments that foster engagement, productivity, and achievement while allowing for seamless integration of educational technology. Discover how flexible, welcoming, and comfortable learning spaces can prepare students for the future. In this book you’ll: Find resources for redesigning spaces on a sustainable budget Support technology integration through blended and virtual learning Hear from teachers and schools whose successfully transformed spaces have increased student achievement

Complete Connected Educators Series Bundle

Author: Peter M. DeWitt,Spike C. Cook,Steven W. Anderson,Mark D. Barnes

Publisher: Corwin Connected Educators

ISBN: 9781506371450

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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The Educator's Guide to Creating Connections

Author: Tom Whitby

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483392902

Category: Education

Page: 88

View: 6628

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!

Redesigning Learning Spaces

Author: Robert Dillon,Ben Gilpin,A.J. Juliani,Erin Klein

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506318320

Category: Education

Page: 72

View: 884

Bring hope, joy, and positive energy back into the daily work of the classroom. In this book, learn to design brain-friendly learning environments that foster engagement, productivity, and achievement while allowing for seamless integration of educational technology. Discover how flexible, welcoming, and comfortable learning spaces can prepare students for the future. In this book you’ll: Find resources for redesigning spaces on a sustainable budget Support technology integration through blended and virtual learning Hear from teachers and schools whose successfully transformed spaces have increased student achievement

Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration

Create Globally Literate K-12 Classrooms

Author: Pernille Ripp

Publisher: Solutions

ISBN: 9781945349287

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 8831

Prepare your students to adapt and thrive in the world beyond their classroom. This how-to guide offers strategies for how to establish classrooms that give students globally connected literacy experiences. Learn why students must create school projects aimed at an authentic audience beyond school walls, and plan for more purposeful opportunities for students to engage with what they learn and create. You'll discover how to use readily available technology tools to create environments where students gain 21st century skills, collaborate with others around the globe, and realize that their work matters. Benefits Examine the key features of an authentic global collaboration experience and the benefits of a globally connected classroom. Gain tips for creating authentic and successful global collaborative projects. Discover what steps you can take immediately to foster global literacy classrooms. Consider classroom situations that illustrate the global literacy environment at work. Answer reflection questions to contemplate how you will apply the ideas and literacy strategies covered in this book. Contents Foreword Introduction Chapter 1: Global Collaboration for Literacy Chapter 2: Three Paths to Global Collaboration Chapter 3: Global Connections With an Authentic Audience Chapter 4: Students as Creators, Not Just Producers Conclusion References and Resources

Passionate Learners

How to Engage and Empower Your Students

Author: Pernille Ripp

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317423801

Category: Education

Page: 162

View: 4135

Would you want to be a student in your own classroom? In Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students, author Pernille Ripp challenges both novice and seasoned teachers to create a positive, interactive learning environment where students drive their own academic achievement. You’ll discover how to make fundamental changes to your classroom so learning becomes an exciting challenge rather than a frustrating ordeal. Based on the author’s personal experience of transforming her approach to teaching, this book outlines how to: • Build a working relationship with your students based on mutual trust, respect, and appreciation. • Be attentive to your students’ needs and share ownership of the classroom with them. • Break out of the vicious cycle of punishment and reward to control student behaviour. • Use innovative and creative lesson plans to get your students to become more engaged and intellectually-invested learners, while still meeting your state standards. • Limit homework and abandon traditional grading so that your students can make the most of their learning experiences without unnecessary stress. • And much more! New to the second edition, you’ll find practical tools, such as teacher and student reflection sheets, parent questionnaires, and parent conference tools--available in the book and as eResources on our website (http://www.routledge.com/9781138916920)—to help you build your own classroom of passionate learners.

Passionate Readers

The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child

Author: Pernille Ripp

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317339193

Category: Education

Page: 172

View: 4294

How do we inspire students to love reading and discovery? In Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child, classroom teacher, author, and speaker Pernille Ripp reveals the five keys to creating a passionate reading environment. You’ll learn how to... Use your own reading identity to create powerful reading experiences for all students Empower your students and their reading experience by focusing on your physical classroom environment Create and maintain an enticing, well-organized, easy-to-use classroom library; Build a learning community filled with choice and student ownership; and Guide students to further develop their own reading identity to cement them as life-long, invested readers. Throughout the book, Pernille opens up about her own trials and errors as a teacher and what she’s learned along the way. She also shares a wide variety of practical tools that you can use in your own classroom, including a reader profile sheet, conferring sheet, classroom library letter to parents, and much more. These tools are available in the book and as eResources on our website (www.routledge.com/9781138958647)—to help you build your own classroom of passionate readers.

Personal Learning Networks

Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education

Author: Will Richardson,Rob Mancabelli

Publisher: Solution Tree

ISBN: 9781935543275

Category: Education

Page: 157

View: 6289

The Internet now connects us in unprecedented ways. We have access to tools will allow us to build global learning networks where we can pursue our intellectual and creative passions with people around the world. As educators, these networked opportunities present a very big challenge. To prepare students to flourish in this new learning world, schools will need to transform themselves in important ways. Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education is a road map to follow down the path to that transformation. In order to bring these learning networks into classrooms, teachers must first create learning networks of their own. Authors Will Richardson and Rob Mancabelli describe a bottom-up progression that can fundamentally change the way schools operate: Understanding the power of these networks Becoming a networked individual Implementing a networked classroom Becoming a networked school Using step-by-step advice and real-world stories, this book aims to narrow the technological divide, put educators on the same footing as students, and provide a recipe for incorporating these tools into every classroom.

Digital Community, Digital Citizen

Author: Jason B. Ohler

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 145223664X

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 1270

An all-inclusive roadmap to citizenship in the 21st Century Best-selling author, educator, and futurist Jason Ohler challenges all readers to redefine our roles as citizens in today’s globally connected infosphere. His text aligns the process of teaching digital citizenship with the ISTE standards definition, and uses an “ideal school board” device to address fears, opportunities, and the critical issues of character education. These issues include: Cyberbullying, “sexting,” and other safety concerns Students’ ability to creatively access and critically assess information Respect and ethics regarding copyrighted information Communicating appropriately in an expanded and public realm

Worlds of Making

Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School

Author: Laura Fleming

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483382842

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 1606

Makerspaces: Your questions answered here! Get the nuts and bolts on imagining, planning, creating, and managing a cutting-edge Makerspace for your school community. Nationally recognized expert Laura Fleming provides all the answers in this breakthrough guide. From inception through implementation, you’ll find invaluable guidance for creating a vibrant Makerspace on any budget. Practical strategies and anecdotal examples help you: Create an action plan for your own personalized Makerspace Align activities to standards Showcase student creations Use this must-have guide to painlessly build a robust, unique learning environment that puts learning back in the hands of your students!

Student-Driven Differentiation

8 Steps to Harmonize Learning in the Classroom

Author: Lisa Westman

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506396550

Category: Education

Page: 216

View: 6838

Full of just-in-time, step-by-step guidance, this book shows you how to incorporate student voice and choice in the process of planning for student-driven differentiation. This unique approach is based on building collaborative student-teacher relationships as a precursor to student growth. Organized into three parts for quick reference, this book Identifies the criteria for positive teacher-student relationships Examines four areas for differentiated learning – content, process, product, environment Describes the process of planning and implementing student-driven differentiation Motivates and supports you in your student-driven differentiation journey Provides unique examples and engaging vignettes throughout, including a fun project inspired by Shark Tank!

Indelible Leadership

Always Leave Them Learning

Author: Michael Fullan

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506323618

Category: Education

Page: 104

View: 3689

Make a deep impact today that leaves a growing legacy for tomorrow. Learn to lead well and leave a lasting impact with this compact, richly innovative book from the Corwin Impact Leadership series. Discover six specific leadership attributes to stimulate deep learning—and deep leadership—that transforms schools for the future. Concrete examples and critical, yet implementable action steps help you: Commit to deep, meaningful work Master the content and process of change Co-learn and co-lead simultaneously Collaboratively develop individuals and groups Link your goals to the larger school system Produce new, capable leaders

The Connected Educator

Learning and Leading in a Digital Age

Author: Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach,Lani Ritter Hall

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1935543199

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 2819

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.

Better Conversations

Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected

Author: Jim Knight

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506336701

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 3984

Check out The Better Conversations trailer: https://youtu.be/y3FrWTXC8Uw “I thought I knew how to have a conversation; I’ve had millions of them. Some were good, others not so much so. But I want to have GREAT conversations, and Jim Knight has taught me how. The proof is in: better conversations are possible and the results are worth the investment.” --DOUGLAS FISHER Coauthor of Rigorous Reading and Unstoppable Learning Because conversation is the lifeblood of any school You don’t want this book—you need this book. Why this confident claim? Think about how many times you’ve walked away from school conversations, sensing they could be more productive, but at a loss for how to improve them. Enter instructional coaching expert Jim Knight, who in Better Conversations honors our capacity for improving our schools by improving our communication. Asserting that our schools are only as good as the conversations within them, Jim shows us how to adopt the habits essential to transforming the quality of our dialogues. As coaches, as administrators, as teachers, it’s time to thrive. Learn how to: Coach ourselves and each other to become better communicators Listen with empathy Find common ground Build Trust Our students’ academic, social, and emotional growth depends upon our doing this hard work. It’s time to roll up our sleeves, open our minds, and dare to change for the better of the students we serve. You can get started now with Better Conversationsand the accompanying Reflection Guide to Better Conversations.