Today is the day for the worldwide release of Navigating the Toggled Term: A Guide for K-12 Classroom and School Leaders. Writing this book was a labor of love with the goal of impacting teachers, school leaders, and most importantly, our students as we navigate the present and future of education during this challenging time. Overall, this book provides a playbook to how to navigate online, blended, and traditional in-person classroom settings as well as toggling between each instantaneously, integrating research-based instructional strategies with EdTech tools to amplify student learning, and a variety of other topics ranging from differentiating instruction, Special Education, communicating with the students and families, and educator self-care.
Throughout this post you will learn more about the book, its reviews from the greater education community, and excerpts from various chapters case study’s illustrating how the content of the book is practiced and experienced by educators across North America.
Book’s Description, Summary, & Worldwide Retailers
Online learning, blended learning, socially distanced classrooms, educational technology, safety protocols, instructional models, organizational logistics, and educator burnout are all realities presented by the toggled term. Navigating the Toggled Term: A Guide for K-12 Classroom and School Leaders sets the stage not only for the present but also well into the future to help K-12 classroom and school leaders navigate online learning, blended learning, integrating educational technology tools with effective research-based instructional strategies, and moving between various educational settings at the instructional and organizational level. This book provides experienced and novice classroom teachers and school leaders with best practice instructional and organizational frameworks integrated with mainstream educational technology tools to navigate the challenges of teaching students of all ages in an ever-changing world. Beyond the major instructional and organizational frameworks, this book touches on differentiating instruction for all learners, communicating to students and families within digital environments, and provides strategies for educator self-care. Last, this book includes teacher and school leader voice in the form of thirteen narrative case studies of practicing educators that align with each chapter’s theme to show the strategies and frameworks in motion for readers.
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing
More Information: For more information about the book, you can review the book’s landing page for reviews, summaries of all four of it’s parts, and additional podcasts from various contributing author’s offering a deeper dive into their chapter’s case study and experience navigating the toggled term.
Below are reviews and endorsements of the book. Educators ranging from classroom teachers, school leaders, professors in Higher Education, EdTech CEO’s, and educational consultants all read and provided reviews of the book. Check out each review as well as find more on the books landing page to learn see more about what the greater educational community thought about the book.
Excerpts from Each Chapter’s Case Study
At the end of each chapter, classroom and school leaders from across North America illustrate the chapter’s theme, content, and research. Each case study demonstrates how they put that all into action as they navigate the toggled term. Provided below, are a number of excerpts from our contributing case study authors.