5 Skills for the Global Learner: What Everyone Needs to Navigate the Digital World
By Mark Barnes
Social media gives educators and students a range of exciting resources and opportunities to build an international network of learning. Navigate your way with ‘5 Skills for the Global Learner: What Everyone Needs to Navigate the Digital World’. This guide is loaded with advice and tips, and explains five skills to transform learning: Creating and Sharing Digital Information; Using Social Media; Digital Publishing; Building a Personal Learning Network; and Using Aggregators to Create, Maintain, and Share Content. It’s loaded with tips and examples for using PLNs, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, YouTube, Jing, and other essential tools. You’ll stay a step ahead with this breakthrough guide to incredible learning opportunities.
Price: $17.76 – Order now
Published: June 2015
Teaching the iStudent: A Quick Guide to Using Mobile Devices and Social Media in the K-12 Classroom
By Mark Barnes
This book helps teachers understand the lives and minds of today’s learners, who have grown up surrounded by iPhones, iPads, computers, and other digital forms–media that are still novelties to many educators. Many educators assume that kids are proficient in using technology, but evidence shows that students need leaders to show them how to thoughtfully and meaningfully use technology to enhance their learning. This book will give teachers: *A method for effectively leading content curation through social media *A vocabulary for discussing technology with students *An understanding of how digital and mobile learning is making waves *Practical ideas and activities for engaging students through devices There is also the Connected Educators Series website where readers can connect with all of the authors of the series, find more resources, and find real support for putting flipped leadership into practice.
Price: $19.50 – Order now
Published: October 2014
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