Powerful Designs for Professional Learning 3rd Edition
Lois Brown Easton
Filled with 24 learning designs, the latest edition of Learning Forward's bestseller helps educators understand the kinds of learning experiences that result in changed practices and better results for students. The book includes chapters authored by more than 30 of the field's leading experts in adult learning.
Context-setting chapters help educators explore the idea of meaningful learning designs and the importance of considering system factors in professional learning.
The broad range of designs allows educators to find the best strategies for their particular needs and circumstances. Each chapter includes a narrative about the design in use, an overview and rationale, concrete steps for implementation, alternatives, and challenges and how to address them.
Fifteen of the 24 designs in this version are all new. The others have been updated, many incorporating aspects of technology.
This comprehensive resource includes a link and password to dozens of exclusive online resources.
Chapter 20: "Social media"
Preview the book with this 17-page chapter covering how using social media with intentionality can be a meaningful learning strategy.
Article: Net results: Online protocols boost group learning potential
Educators have begun to use protocols to facilitate professional development in online spaces — partly because people need to connect from different places, but also to take advantage of new environments for learning. (Article from JSD.)
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