The United State Department of Education has declared the month of October Connected Educator Month. According to ConnectedEducators.org, the website set up to support this event, the Mission of Connected Educator Month is to promote educators learning and collaborating through online communities of practice and social networks.With this in mind I reached out to my Personal Learning Network (PLN) via Twitter, my favorite resource for connecting, and tweeted the following:
Today’s Connected Educator Profile
Tony Tepedino, Rochester, NY
Director of Curricular Technology and Digital Literacy
When I first started in my current role, I was introduced into the world of the connected educator. I felt like Neo waking up in the Matrix to discover an entirely new reality. Being connected has been transformational for me as an educator. Connectedness should not an option for educators. I has become my passion and ambition to connect the unconnected.
Where can other educators connect with you online?