Confident Voices

Author: John Spencer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506323049
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Engage your ELL students through technology! When it comes to technology integration, don’t overlook the needs of your ELL students. Introduce project-based learning into your classroom and utilize strategies to engage your ELL students and bridge the growing divide between technology and the ELL students that need it to thrive. Connected Educator John Spencer shows ELL educators how to combine technology with teaching in this easy-to-use guide to blended learning. Get ready to: Blend innovative technology with project-based learning Strengthen your students’ English language skills Engage your students through the intentional integration of digital tools

Digital Citizenship

Author: Susan M. Bearden
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 148339266X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Make responsible digital citizenship part of your school’s culture! Use this book’s community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. Expertly navigate the pitfalls of the digital world, take hold of the plethora of opportunities available to you, and confidently engage in online connections without fear! Educators, parents, and students will discover how to: Protect privacy and leave positive online footprints Understand creative credits and copyright freedoms Foster responsible digital behaviors through safe and secure practices Enlist all stakeholders to help ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture

Redesigning Learning Spaces

Author: Robert Dillon
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506318320
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Corwin Connected Teachers Bundle

Author: Peter M. DeWitt
Publisher: Corwin Publishers
ISBN: 9781506371474
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Standing in the Gap

Author: Lisa Dabbs
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483391418
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Supporting new teachers for success in the first years! This helpful guide will take new teachers on a journey of discovery. Learn to utilize key strategies to build confidence in the classroom and quickly get connected to resources and educators in the field who can stand in the gap to support them. You’ll learn to easily: Connect with online Communities of Practice Find and plan appropriate lessons Connect your students to classrooms around the world Collaborate with a face-to-face or virtual mentor Includes tips on building your online bio, mastering apps and hardware tools, vetting online resources, getting organized, using Twitter, Ning, Instagram, and beyond!

Leading Professional Learning

Author: Thomas C. Murray
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483379930
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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!

Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Author: Jason B. Ohler
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452277435
Format: PDF, ePub
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A must-read for incorporating digital literacy into your classroom! Equip your students with essential 21st-century media literacy skills, as they read, write, speak, and create art within the context of digital storytelling, and reach deeper understandings in all areas of the curriculum! In this second edition, both novice and technologically adept K-12 educators will find: Practical techniques to combine storytelling with curriculum content Tips for exploring effective storytelling principles through emerging digital media as well as via traditional literacy skills in reading, writing, speaking, and art Visual aids and video clips that illustrate best practices in media composition

Assessing English Language Learners

Author: Margo Gottlieb
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452239681
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Discover how to bridge the gap between equitably assessing linguistic and academic performance! This well-documented text examines the unique needs of the growing population of English language learners (ELLs) and describes strategies for implementing instructional assessment of language and content. With both depth and breadth, the author articulates how to equitably and comprehensively assess the language proficiency and academic achievement of ELLs. Both practicing and aspiring educators will benefit from: Rubrics, charts, checklists, surveys, and other ready-to-use tools Professional development activities An integrated approach to teaching standards, language, and content Guidance on how best to address standardized testing and grading

Digital and Media Literacy

Author: Renee Hobbs
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412981581
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Leading authority on media literacy education shows secondary teachers how to incorporate media literacy into the curriculum, teach 21st-century skills, and select meaningful texts.