LEAP GRANT UPDATE: READING TOGETHER AT ARMLEY LIBRARY, PART 2
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The book draws heavily on the authors' experience as members and leaders of connected learning communities. This model shifts the locus of control to each reader, the connected learner, rather than vesting it in outsiders, higher-ups, and professional development consultants. The intent is to help each educator, as well as the partners, parents, and policymakers who support him or her, improve learning and teaching in and beyond the classroom walls.
The authors emphasize the importance for educators to embrace the technological revolution permeating society. To remain relevant to students, educators need to use the networked landscape of learning to re-envision what happens inside schools and classrooms. The time has come to reject incremental change and to radically transform education to reflect the current global community. Teachers must learn to model connectedness and enable students to develop personal learning networks, made up of people and resources from both their physical and virtual worlds but first teachers must become connected collaborators themselves. The need for teachers to fully exploit the transformative potential of emerging learning technologies and to do it within a global framework is the focus of The Connected Educator.
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