You´ll learn that in order to reclaim the power of your own professional learning, you must first create a connected learning community. Comprised of three different learning environments–local (professional learning community), contextual (personal learning network), and global (community of practice)–the connected learning community in total allows like-minded learners to contribute, interact, share ideas, and reflect. With the power of technology behind you, along with a community of other connected educators, you´ll improve your own learning and ultimately the learning of your students.
- Features chapter-specific author vignettes on leading and learning in networks and communities
- Provides educators with step-by-step instructions on how to utilize a particular technology tool
- Includes reflection questions on each chapter topic
- Offers relevant, real-life examples of educators using technology tools to enhance learning in their classrooms and schools
- Contains the research behind the authors connected learning community model and scale
- Includes hashtags for readers to connect online and extend their learning