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
Tim Childers, Knoxville, Tennessee
Why do you choose to be a connected educator?
I first connected when I joined the Discovery Educator Network. From there, I knew my greatest asset would be the online connections I made with other teachers and administrators.
Where can other educators connect with you online?