Flip communication for instant impact–and real results for students. The Corwin Connected Educator series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Using social media and Web 2.0 technologies, you’ll learn and collaborate with one another in new ways. These short, easy-to-follow books feature practical strategies to use right away–and the dedicated series website lets you connect with authors and access additional resources. In this volume, use the principles of connectedness and flipped learning to engage stakeholders digitally–on their time–so they’re ready for productive discussion when you meet in person. Flipped leadership Makes the school community visible to parents Creates more authentic staff meetings Maximizes communication between parents and school Models effective use of technology Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: It’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning.
Chapter 1: Connected Learning The Precursor to Flipped Leadership
Connected Learning The Precursor to Flipped Leadership
As a connected leader, and as someone who flipped his leadership two years ago, I find value in using technology. Nevertheless the avenues that opened due to those connections have completely changed the way I lead. Don’t get me wrong, with the flipped approach, connected leaders have a good understanding of the pitfalls to avoid at the same time they try to push the envelope when it comes to using technology as a tool in the learning process. This wasn’t a philosophy that I always held, but it was something that evolved as I became more open and resilient. It is fair to say that in the past I didn’t always use all of the advantages ...