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Standing in the Gap

1st Edition

Empowering New Teachers Through Connected Resources

Lisa Dabbs; Nicol R. Howard
eISBN-13: 9781483391403

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Supporting new teachers for success in the first years!


This helpful guide will take new teachers on a journey of discovery.  Learn to utilize key strategies to build confidence in the classroom and quickly get connected to resources and educators in the field who can stand in the gap to support them.  You’ll learn to easily:

Connect with online Communities of Practice
Find and plan appropriate lessons
Connect your students to classrooms around the world
Collaborate with a face-to-face or virtual mentor

Includes tips on building your online bio, mastering apps and hardware tools, vetting online resources, getting organized, using Twitter, Ning, Instagram, and beyond! 

The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.



Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.   


"This book gives teachers the resources to lead their students into this global community. The authors represent the growing body of educators who recognize that social media gives power, not problems, to students’ learning."

Angela Maiers, Founder and President

Choose2Matter, Inc. and Maiers Education Services, Inc.



"This is a stellar exploration of what collaboration and communication can look like in modern education and how it can enhance all aspects of school. . A must read for those wishing to maximize digital tools to increase communication and collaboration with all educational stakeholders."

Adam Bellow, Educational Consultant and Corwin Author, Untangling the Web


ISBNs 9781483391397, 1483391396, 148339140X, 9781483391403
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Edition 1st