What exactly are the benefits of being a connected educator? The authors of this book are have worked to establish their own personal learning networks. They share their expertise about how to become a connected educator and why it is so important. This book is a must read for all educators.
There is a special energy that you will feel from the moment you begin reading this book. If you are looking for highly engaging ways to hook your students then this book definitely needs to be on your reading list. You will want to share it with all of the teachers in your building!
This is one of the most exciting books on the market! Matt Miller has written an engaging book that will all teachers capture the imagination of their students. He provides numerous ideas for how to re-design curriculum so it is not dependent on a boring textbook. Matt Miller shares strategies for keeping pace with all of the exciting changes happening in the world of education.
In education we constantly hear that schools need to change in order to remain relevant, but what does that mean? Chris Lehmann and Zac Chase have written 95 theses that are designed to increase research, creativity, communication, and collaboration to help prepare students to be functional citizens within a modern society. The authors are both associated with the Science Leadership Academy which is one well-known around the world for their student-centric approach to learning.
This book is appropriate for both teachers and administrators. It helps identify common problems in our schools and provides ideas for how to change. Eric Sheninger shares specific strategies to create wonderful learning environments for our students.
Would you want to be a student in your classroom? This is the question that Pernille Ripp explores in her book. She shows teachers how to incorporate student voice into the classroom as well as how to build relationships and make your classroom an exciting place where students want to be.
This is the perfect book for new teachers as well as those who have years of classroom experience. This book will appeal to anyone who is looking for ways to create authentic learning experiences for their students. This book also provides many opportunities for reflection. Stumpenhorst writes about the importance of relationships, how homework and grades are harming learning, and how to leverage the power of technology in the classroom.
So many times we assume we need to make big changes to see big changes, but that is not necessarily true. This book is packed with practical ideas for how to think "inside the box." One of the most useful features of the book are the discussion questions at the end of each chapter which make this the perfect book for a book study.