Todd Whitaker, Jeffrey Zoul, and Jimmy Casas are widely acclaimed experts on teaching and leading and are pioneers in the education twitterverse, and now they are sharing their best practices! In What Connected Educators Do Differently, they show how being a connected educator—by using social media to connect with peers across the country and even across the globe—will greatly enhance your own learning and your success in a school or classroom. You’ll find out how to create a personal and professional learning network to share resources and ideas, gain support, and make an impact on others. By customizing your professional development in this way, you’ll be able to learn what you want, how you want, when you want. Best of all, you’ll become energized and inspired by all the great ideas out there and how you can contribute, benefiting both you and your students.

Whether you are a teacher or school leader, you will come away from this book with step-by-step advice and fresh ideas to try immediately. Being a connected educator has never been easier or more important than it is right now! 

chapter |15 pages

Invest in a Personal and Professional Learning Network (P2LN)

Key Connector 1

chapter |12 pages

Learn What They Want, When They Want, How They Want

Key Connector 2

chapter |15 pages

Embrace the Three Cs: Communication, Collaboration, and Community

Key Connector 3

chapter |16 pages

Give and Take … and Give Some More

Key Connector 4

chapter |17 pages

Strive to Be Tomorrow … Today

Key Connector 5

chapter |14 pages

Model the Way

Key Connector 7

chapter |13 pages

Know When to Unplug

Key Connector 8