Upcoming Activities for Connected Educator Month

The first full week of Connected Educator Month has begun and the learning possibilities continue.  Here are a few highlights occurring during the next couple of days.

**August 7th, 7 pm ESTDiscovery Education’s Collective Brain webinar.  Explore the latest, greatest, and most effective resources shared by STAR educators and members of the Discovery Education Network team.

**Tuesday, August 7th, 8 pm EST  Steve Hargadon talks with Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet + American Life Project, a non-profit, non–partisan “fact tank” that studies the social impact of the internet. Lee is co-author of the new book Networked: The New Social Operating System.

**August 8th, 2 pm EST - A panel discussion with Stephen Downes, Howard Gardner, Alfie Kohn, and Gary Stager talking about the need to reform the education reform movement.

While this isn’t a scheduled event, it’s worth noting that The Powerful Learning Practice-led Collaborative Twitter Education List is growing and growing.  If you’re looking to expand your PLN, this is a great resource.

All educators should also take a look at this article focused on Personal Branding for Teachers.

 

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