All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities

All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities

by Brad M. Currie

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Overview

Bring communities together for involvement that makes a difference!

Impact your students in a positive way and join the leagues of educators who are learning to engage with students, parents, and communities using social media and Web 2.0 technologies. Featuring practical strategies that you’ll want to put to use right away, plus a dedicated series website for additional resources, this short and easy-to-follow book will show you:


  • How smartphones and tablets can work for your goals
  • The secret to getting—and keeping—parents involved
  • How to inform, engage, and empower stakeholders
  • How tools like Skype can connect the community at large

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483371764
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/12/2014
Series: Corwin Connected Educators Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 795,862
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Brad Currie has been an educator for 20 years as a coach, teacher, and administrator. He currently serves as a Director of Planning, Research, and Evaluation for the Chester School District in Chester, New Jersey. Brad is the 2017 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year and part of the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014. He is the co-founder and co-moderator of a weekly Twitter discussion for educators called #satchat. Brad has authored five books including the newly released Tech Request: A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World. He presents nationally on leadership, teaching, and learning in the digital era. Brad has served as an adjunct professor in Drew University's Graduate School of Education and is a Google Certified Trainer. Connect with Brad by following him on Twitter @thebradcurrie or visiting his company website at www.evolvingeducators.com.

Table of Contents

Preface by Peter De Witt
Introduction
1. The Importance of Parent and Community Engagement
2. Tools of the Trade
3. Tell Your Story
4. Parent Engagement
5. Community Engagement
6. What's Best for Kids

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