Importance of Connectedness

The road to learning

I began blogging last year as a way to document my increasing role as a technology leader in my building.  In my school I am the one in the know, but really I know that my knowledge is limited in the greater scope of things.  How could I lead and not know all?  But really, what leader does know all?  It’s about finding and using resources out there and providing that information to others, that is the sign of a true leader in my view.  

Enter the role of social media.  I began with social media as a way to connect with old friends and keep up with family.  I soon found it was a great source of information and learning opportunities.  As many in the tech world know, you can Google the answer to almost everything.  However, did you know you can also post and tweet your way…

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About Sharon LePage Plante

Sharon Plante, an educator with 20 years teaching experience in special education, has been an educator at Eagle Hill-Southport for over eleven years, as well as currently serving as Director of Technology. She utilizes her educational training and love of technology to engage students with learning disabilities in building their skills and finding success. Sharon is the co-author of Using Technology to Engage Students with Learning Disabilities. She was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from George Mason University College of Education and Human Development. She has presented at Everyone Reading, EdRev, Edscape, ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association), and New York Chapter of ALTA (Academic Language Trainers Association), as well as at several EdCamps, on using technology to empower the dyslexic learner. Sharon is the 2015-2017 chair of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology. Additionally, she hosts a podcast for Bam Radio Network on Learning Differently bringing together the voices of those working in the many aspects of special education. Sharon is a co-founder of #edtechchat, and co-organizer of EdCampSWCT.
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