Unit 2 – Social Capital and PLNs: Discovering, Building, and Cultivating Networks of Learners

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    Sep 29, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Date: Monday, September 29, 2013
    Time: 4:30 PM PT/6:30 CT/7:30 ET

    What is Social Capital? How does it shape educational contexts and experiences? How can educators be strategic in developing Social Capital and Professional Learning Networks to support connections and Learning? In this session, a range of scholars, practitioners, and educational designers will be sharing their perspectives and practices in uncovering, building, and cultivating social capital and networks of learners.

    Kira Baker-Doyle – Assistant Professor of Education, Arcadia University. Author of The Networked Teacher.
    Christina Cantrill – Senior Program Associate, National Writing Project & Director of NWP Digital Is project
    Meenoo Rami – Teacher, Science Leadership Academy (Philadelphia, PA), Author of Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching
    Howard Rheingold
    Shelly Sanchez Terrell- Teacher Trainer, Instructional Designer, Author of The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers & Learning to Go