EdTech Roundup: Connected Educators Month

October 11th EdTech Roundup: Connected Educators Month was first published on the Navigator.

By: Stephanie Bruno

With Connected Educator Month in full swing, resources, ideas, and conversations are happening all over the Web. Get involved in Connected Educator Month with these recent stories and activities.

What ‘Connected Education’ Looks Like: 28 Examples From Teachers All Over, New York Times
What might “connected teaching” or “connected learning” — that is, using technology to build communities and share knowledge — look like in practice?
Future of the TextbookGoogle Doc
A collaborative reflection and brainstorm about the future of textbooks.
Resources for Connected Educator Month 2013Edutopia
Whether you have a well-developed professional learning network (PLN) or are just getting started, October promises to deliver a collection of rich opportunities for informal professional development.
How to Become a Connected Educator, ISTE Connects
We’ve asked some of ISTE’s most plugged-in educators to offer tips on how to connect with colleagues outside your community to form an invaluable professional learning network (PLN).
What Does it Mean to Be a Connected Leader?Navigator
Panel’s “gateway drugs” for getting educators connected: preloaded RSS reader, Twitter, online communities of practice, Google apps #ce13 -@edcocp
Five Free EdTech Webinars for Connected Educator Month Edudemic
From learning about launching a 1:1 classroom to how technology can benefit school leaders, there’s something for just about everyone involved in education.

Stephanie Bruno is the Social Media Specialist at CompassLearning. A graduate of the University of San Francisco, Stephanie believes that with social media, educators can better foster collaboration and discussion, create meaningful dialogue, exchange ideas, and boost student interaction. She loves traveling and snuggling with her golden retriever, Ava.

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