Title Teach Boldly
Subtitle Using Edtech for Social Good
Author Jennifer Williams
ISBN 9781564847942
List price USD 34.95
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 232
Book size 191 X 235 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher International Society for Technology in Education (Eurospan Group)
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Description:

Today’s students are ready to design, dream and MAKE the future. Teach Boldly: Using Edtech for Social Good is a guide for educators ready to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.

The book offers a human-centered approach with design- and empathy-driven practices that address many aspects of teaching and learning. Topics covered include constructing agile classrooms, digital storytelling and communicating across lines of difference, and prioritizing feedback and active listening.

This book:

  • Invites readers to create a customized plan to leverage innovative practice, education technology and global networks to activate positive change in the classroom and the world.
  • Discusses learning space design through the lens of empathy and amplification of student voice.
  • Provides easy-to-implement ideas for transforming learning and classroom culture through space.
  • Showcases the power of narrative and bringing focus to the need for storytelling in education and the world.
  • Offers direction for seeking out authentic feedback and steps for iterating on ideas with emphasis on preservation of voice and prioritization of creativity in expression of ideas.
  • With inspiration from real-world peaceaMAKERS in education, Teach Boldly invites readers to create ready-to-go action plans for themselves as educators, for classroom communities and for the global community.


Contents:

Letter to Readers

Introduction

 

Chapter 1. Be Part of Something Bigger than Oneself

INSPIRATION • Power of a Teacher’s Presence • Social Good in Education • Conceptual Model of Social Good • Our Role in Teaching Social Good • Collective Power to Change the World • Establish Purpose • Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design • Inspiration Activities • Ideation Activities • Implementation Activities • Affirmation of Purpose-Driven Projects • Digital Citizenship in Action

TAKE ACTION

Plan to Join a Global Project

BOLD INVITATION

Design a Global Project

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #1

A Storyboard

Chapter 2. The Time You Give to the Things You Value

INSPIRATION • Sometimes, You’ve Just Got to Jump in! • Point of Contact: Time, Education,

and Innovation • Where to Jump In, Where to Slow Down, Where to Speed Up • Innovations in Use of Time • Using Time to Establish Class Culture and Norms

TAKE ACTION

Commit Time to Action

BOLD INVITATION

Will You Work with Me? Activity

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #2

Me in a Pie Chart

PORTRAIT OF A PEACEMAKER

Melissa Collins

Chapter 3. The Human-Centered Learning Environment

INSPIRATION • A Space Built to Make a Difference • Learning Space Design: Students at the Center • Education, Meet User Experience • Access: First and Always • Define Learning Zones • Spaces that Reflect and Celebrate Diversity • Connect to Interests to Build Relevancy • Room for Growth

TAKE ACTION

Start Local to Go Global

BOLD INVITATION

The World Is Your Classroom

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #3

Mapping a Learning Space

Chapter 4. Sharing Stories to Offer Panorama

INSPIRATION • The Story of the Rules of the Story • Between Purpose and Perspective, Sits the Story • Students as Creators and Creative Problem Solvers • Considering the Narrative: Digital Storytelling • Reliable and Responsible

TAKE ACTION

Checking In

BOLD INVITATION

Publish Student Work for Global Audiences

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #4

Requesting Feedback

PORTRAIT OF A PEACEMAKER

Estella Owoimaha-Church

Chapter 5. Conscious Consumers: Adding Context to the Tool

INSPIRATION • Making Their Mark • Educators as Instructional Designers • Helping Edtech Companies Define and Shape Their Products • Good for Classrooms and Good for the World • Open Educational Resources • Evaluation and Use of Software and Hardware

TAKE ACTION

Connect through Social Networks

BOLD INVITATION

Be the Context

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #5

Resource Review

Chapter 6. I’d Like to Teach the World to ______.

INSPIRATION • Pushing Beyond the Edge of Your Lane to Make a Difference • Lifewide Learning • Impacts of a New Workforce • Learning for Knowledge and for Well-being • Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory • Be the Architect of Your Own Learning • Education Movements to Prompt Action • Study Trips • ISTE Opportunities for Connecting, Learning, and Sharing

TAKE ACTION

Create Your Personalized Learning Plan

BOLD INVITATION

International Conferences that Prioritize Social Good and Global Action

MY PEACEMAKER PROFILE ACTIVITY #6

My PeaceMAKER Vision Statement

PORTRAIT OF A PEACEMAKER

Koen Timmers

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

For People and Planet

Appendix A • ISTE Standards for Educators

Appendix B • ISTE Standards for Students

Appendix C • Three Purpose-Driven Edtech Programs

Appendix D • Schoolwide Learning Experience

 

References

Index


About the Author:

Jennifer Williams, Ed.D., has dedicated herself to the education field for over 20 years through her roles as a professor, school administrator, literacy specialist and classroom teacher. In her current work as the co-founder and executive director for the nonprofit Take Action Global, Williams helps build schools in refugee camps and remote areas of Africa, Asia and South America, and supports global school programs to empower students and teachers to take action on social good. She’s the co-founder of TeachSDGs, the United Nations-appointed organization that’s connected more than 30,000 international educators to the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals. She’s a professor at Saint Leo University in the College of Education and the College of Graduate Education, and she champions teachers, preservice teachers and students to prepare for their futures in a world that will prioritize ingenuity, innovation and exploration. Williams writes for Edutopia, Education Week and the International Literacy Association, and is the co-founder of Edcamp Tampa Bay and Edcamp Literacy. She’s a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a Kahoot! Founding Ambassador, a Nearpod PioNear and a Squirrels Alpha Squirrel. In 2016, Williams was named No. 33 on the list of 200 Top Education Influencers by Onalytica; in 2017 she was named No. 13 of the Top Women Edtech Influencers based on her work in education and educational technology.

Target Audience:

This is a guide for educators ready to activate positive change in teaching and learning through innovative practices, meaningful use of technology and global collaboration.

 

 
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