PTC Class Resources

Technology Leadership

WEB RESOURCES

Edublogs: http://edublogs.org/
Set up a blog under your name to share what you know.

Google Apps Education: https://www.google.com/edu/
This a collaborative environment integrated into the extensive tools in the google environment. 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/
This is a tool for your to start developing a professional learning network amongst your peers and colleagues in international schools, and be able to share and explore resources, reflections and interesting links.

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/ 
This social media tool is a good place to initiate a professional network in your area of expertise beyond your own school community

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/
A tool that is not only a way to keep in touch for your personal social networks but also an chance to participate and follow a variety of professional organizations.

Edmondo: http://www.edmodo.com/
Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications.

 

PRINT RESOURCES

iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind
by Gary Small, MD

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr

Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America
by Alan Collins & Richard Halvorsen

The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age

Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns by Clayton Christensen, Curtis W. Johnson and Michael B. Horn

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die Chip Heath and Dan Heath

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell

Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing Your World
by Don Tapscott

What Works in K-12 Online Learning
edited by Cathy Cavanaugh and Robert Blomeyer

The World is Open: How the Web is Revolutionizing Education
by Curtis Bonk

Leading 21st-Century Schools: Harnessing Technology for Engagement and Achievement
by Lynne Shrum and Barry Levin

Rethinking Learning for a Digital Age: How learners are shaping their own experiences
by Rona Sharpe, Helen Beetham and Sara de Freitas

Rewired: Understanding the iGeneration and the Way They Learn
by Larry Rosen

Digital Citizenship in Schools
by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey