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Empowered Schools, Empowered Students
Creating Connected and Invested Learners



© 2018 | 76 pages | SAGE AdvantEDGE

Open up a new world of learning and engage students with these powerful ideas!

This book helps you empower teachers and students to regain control of their own teaching and learning journey.  With this helpful guide, cultivate enthusiasm for learning  by changing the power dynamic and putting the reins back into the hands of students. Administrators and teachers learn to:

  • Cultivate the experts at your school
  • Create an environment of trust and collaboration
  • Give students and staff a voice

Includes real-life stories from other connected educators! Transform the learning experience and create lasting change with this breakthrough volume of the Connected Educators Series!

    The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.

    Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.   

    “Pernille has shared what it takes to create an environment that nurtures growth for students and staff.”
    —Nicholas Provenzano, The Nerdy Teacher
    TheNerdyTeacher.com
    @TheNerdyTeacher


    “Pernille makes a case for the need to change from a traditional hierarchical approach of control to a shared, empowering approach. This book outlines steps that administrators can take to share leadership in their schools and teachers can take to share the responsibility of learning with the students.”
    —William Chamberlain, Teacher
    Noel Elementary School

     
    Preface by Peter DeWitt
     
    Introduction
     
    I. The Need to Empower Our Schools
     
    1. The Empowered Principal as Role Model
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    2. Revitalizing the Staff Meeting
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    3. Cultivating the Expert Within
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    4. Small Moment Professional Development
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    II. The Need to Empower Our Teachers and Our Students
     
    5. The Empowered Classroom
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    6. Classroom Set Up to Signal Change
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
     
    7. Empowered Self - Empowered Learning
    Obstacles  
    Benefits of Change  
    Plan of Action  
    Conclusion  

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    Pernille Schmidt Ripp

    Pernille Ripp is a teacher, speaker, author, blogger, and passionate advocate for education. She is a Skype Master Teacher; Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert; recipient of the 2015 WEMTA Making IT Happen Award; and the 2015 ISTE Award for Innovation in Global Collaboration. In 2010, Pernille founded The Global Read Aloud, a global literacy initiative that began with a simple goal in mind: one book to connect the world. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to connect more than 1,000,000 students in 60 different countries. She is the author of Passionate Learners – How to Engage and Empower Your Students, now in its second... More About Author

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