Today is Day 12.If you are just starting with us today, you might want to check out Day 1 here.
We often hear from teachers and leaders who have just had their “coming out of the cave” moment – that realization that their colleagues are learning together in powerful ways online, and they had no idea they were missing out.
Suddenly they realize that the information flow is just too overwhelming. They don’t know their next step.
Curation is a way to start making sense of the information overload that is social media and the web. Curation is the process of sorting and sifting through, sensemaking and organizing, and sharing back the information that you think is valuable.
Curation is a critical digital literacy.
Connecting with great curators will enhance your ability to effectively and efficiently learn online.
Today we begin to explore the importance of curation for educators and learners of all ages.
Congratulations on continuing to become a connected leader!
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.