October is Connected Educator Month!
Connected Educator Month is an initiative started last year by the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, which aims to energize and support the growing community of connected educators through a series on ongoing events, webinars, courses, demonstrations, and activities. This year’s themes reflect a goal to help schools and districts better integrate online social learning into their professional development offerings.
PowerUp WHAT WORKS, along with over 180 other educational organizations, companies, and communities are participating this year to collaborate, share, and engage with each other around the use of technology to improve the quality and value of teaching and learning.
Hear from other educators about the importance of connecting with each other online:
Find out how you can get involved and participate in the hundreds of events (currently 240+ and growing) that are taking place in October, each of which covers one of the themes of connected education; and of course, make sure to check out the events presented by PowerUp.
We look forward to seeing you there and hearing about how you’ve made an effort to join the growing community of Connected Educators! Leave a comment below and tell us about your experience!
Acknowledgement: Special thanks to Michael McGarrah for helping to compile this post.