Congratulations! You have now spent 28 days learning how to be a connected leader.
Throughout this series we have emphasized the critical importance of Digital Leadership. Today we want to share some further thinking around this topic. In particular, consider the changing conversations around the concept of Digital Citizenship.
Here are a few opportunities to expand your thinking about the importance of being a networked lead learner.
In 2008, Ira Socol shared his thinking about why so few educators were connected leaders. Take a few minutes to read this excerpt, or click on the image to read the full essay.
Today, we often hear that it isn’t about the tools, it’s about the pedagogy. What does your experience tell you about this? Should we be teaching tool use explicitly in schools? How does this posting challenge your thinking about your leadership?
As leaders in education, we often think about the safety of children in online spaces. How do we best teach digital citizenship in our schools? Current thinking about this topic is shifting, as evidenced by the following conversation with Tanya Avrith.
(Tanya’s script from her ISTE Ignite session can be found here: http://www.edtechschools.com/rebrand-digital-citizenship-get-ignited/)
Every one of your students will be Googled before they get their first job. How are you helping them to create the digital presence that will help them achieve success? (@jcasap)
What do you think? Take some time to reflect on your learning over the past month. How does the concept of “digital leadership” fit with your current professional practice?
What further resources do you have to help others with their learning on this topic?
7 Pillars of Digital Leadership: Eric Sheniger on TeachThought