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
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 WittIntroduction1. The Importance of Parent and Community Engagement2. Tools of the Trade3. Tell Your Story4. Parent Engagement5. Community Engagement6. What's Best for Kids