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.
How to Flip Communication
I hope that I provided you with a multitude of reasons to convince you to flip your faculty meetings and parent communication. It’s important to remember that technology is a tool. Most connected educators agree with that. It’s equally important to remember that flipped leadership involves using technology in various natural ways. It is not about creating artificial situations where leaders flip something and then weave it into what they are doing in order to prove its worthiness. As I mentioned earlier in this book, I did not use a lot of technology in my teaching career because it wasn’t readily available. I only began to use it when I realized it could enhance my leadership at ...