Check out the latest info at Connected Educators Month

October is Connected Educators Month. Here’s a description:

Connected Educators is an initiative of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education and is conducted by the American Institutes for Research in collaboration with several partner organizations and a technical working group. Numerous other organizations and individuals have contributed to its success as organizers and participating organizations in Connected Educator Month.

Connected Educators pursues this mission through seeking to understand and promote educators learning and collaborating through online communities of practice and social networks.

NEW FOR 2014:

12 things to do before Connected Educator Month 2014 launches

Resources for Connected Educator Month 2014 is from Edutopia.

The Edublogger’s Guide to Connected Educator Month 2014


The Downside of Being a Connected Educator is from Edutopia.

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FROM 2013

There are already 240 free activities scheduled this month.

The Edublogger has an essential guide to understand that Connected Educators website.

And you’ve got to read What ‘Connected Education’ Looks Like: 28 Examples From Teachers All Over at The New York Times Learning Network. Some great ideas are shared there, and I’m going to be trying some of them. My contribution to that post was a project I’ve done with my colleague Alice Mercer. They are also encouraging readers to contribute more ideas.

You might also be interested in The Best Guides For Helping Teachers Develop Personal Learning Networks.

Feel free to make new suggestions in the comments for more resources.