In the United States, they have proclaimed every OCTOBER as Connected Educators month

--- and they have produced hundreds of FREE resources to help teachers become Connected Educators!



WHY BECOME a CONNECTED EDUCATOR?









Click on the image below to go to ConnectedEducators.org



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Click anywhere on the image and text above and download your own ConnectedEducatorMonth Starter Kit.
or download here:

It's a fairly large pdf file, so be patient if it takes a while.



BUILD YOUR PERSONAL LEARNING NETWORK (PLN)
Make a start by using Twitter to find and follow other educators who will support youand provide inspiration, fantastic resources, answers to questions, and other connections,on your journey of becoming a more connected educator.

Active KPR Elementary teachers to follow on TWITTER:@beachcat11Cathy Beach, OEd+Chemong Tchr; Retired and Loving I.T!@marcusiologist Marcus Elia, Music Tchr? Warsaw@bookgirlkpr Sandy Gavard, Kindergarten Tchr Chemong@kerrlaboration- Michael Kerr, Spec. Ed. Tchr, Terry Fox; former consultant@nobleknits Lisa Noble, French Tchr, Queen Mary@kzinkiewich Kerry Zinkiewich, Literacy Resource, Bd Office @etfokpr KPR ETFO local executive (just created and not very active yet) @colinjagoeColin Jagoe Former KPR Tech Consultant, now Campbellford SS?

* Please get in touch and let me know if you know other active folks to add.


And a variety of great Ontario Elementary Twitter resource connections:Jared Bennett @mrjarbenne TechEd Consultant HWDSB
Aviva Dunsiger @avivaloca Gr 5-6 with massive Gr 1 experience
Heather Durnin @hdurnin Int Tchr, AMDSB Internet Radio broadcastingAndrew Forgrave @aforgrave all things Apple, massive knowledge
Kim Gill @gill_ville WRDSB Jr Tchr, experience in all thingsOren Grebler @orengrebler Games in Ed
Alanna King @banana29 Librarian
Royan Lee @royanlee Toronto, innovative tchr Gr 6-8
Doug Peterson @dougpete Former TechEd Consultant, London, retired tchr
Peter McAsh @pmcash Edmodo expert, retired tchr
Louise Robitaille @robitaille2011 New ON SS-HG curriculum, Inquiry Learning
Brenda Sherry @brendasherry UGDSB TechEd consultant, PLP Leader
Heidi Siwak @HeidiSiwak Gr 5-6 Design Thinking


as well as literally hundreds of others across Canada and around the world!