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Getting Connected<br />Used with permission of<br />Angela Stockman<br />WNY Education Associates<br />stockmanangela@gmai...
What has Inspired YOU to Connect?<br />
“The world is changing because of social web technologies. Our kids are using them. No one is teaching them how to use the...
Personal Learning Network<br />“Personal learning networks are not new. We have long relied on our families, friends, coll...
FACT:We’ve Been Connecting With Others Digitally for Decades<br />
But Now Connecting Looks Like This:<br />
You may think your connections are linear<br />
But actually it looks more like this!<br />
Step One:  Get YOURSELF Connected<br />
Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Begin with the basics…..<br />ARTICLES<br />T V<br />FILM<br />NEWS<br /...
Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Add some social networking and web tools…….<br />ARTICLES<br />NEWS<br /...
Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Add RSS….<br />NEWS<br />ARTICLES<br />PODCASTS<br />VIDEOS<br />WIKIS<b...
And see how connected you can be!<br />Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />DYNAMICALLY MAINTAINED ASYNCHRONO...
BUT THAT’S A LOT TO DEAL WITH!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/10244704@N05/2484112082<br />
There is SO MUCH good information out there now!How do I keep up???<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/2697383352/...
It is IMPOSSIBLE to “Keep Up”Know Your PurposeConnect With PurposeShift Intentionally<br />
Managing Your PLN<br />Start SMALL <br />Read a handful of blogs<br />	Follow a handful of people on Twitter<br />	Lurk in...
How RSS Can Save the Day!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/videoplacebo/2476230102/<br />
Subscribed to 154 Education Blogs<br />
Take One Website RSS Feed<br />
+ One Feed Reader<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/itsallaboutmich/1362473050/<br />= AGGREGATED Bliss<br />
So how does a network help me?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeff-bauche/2230236391/<br />
Exposure to New Tools…but integration ISN’T about the tools…<br />
It’s About the ConnectionRead*Write*Think*Share*Listen<br />
INVITE DISSENTION<br />EMBRACE DISCOMFORT<br />
It’s Great to Get Inspired!<br />
It’s Nice to Get Advice!<br />
But a Network isn’t just about following others……<br />You have to CONTRIBUTE!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/milivoj/2...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23324812@N00/93936385<br />Respond to Blog Posts<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/62884569@N00/2060506605<br />BLOG<br />
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tengtan/2721125673/<br />Sharing Links<br />
I DON’T HAVE TIME!!!!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/20884341@N00/302931951<br />
http://wordle.net/<br />
IF YOU CAN ONLY DO ONE THING, INVEST <br />YOURSELF IN<br />Professional Development:Whatever, Whenever, Wherever<br />
Just for ELA Teachers:http://englishcompanion.ning.com<br />
Find NEW Connections!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/47658930@N00/476481053<br />
“You can’t give away what you don’t own.”Sheryl Nussbaum Beach <br />
Who Are YOU?<br />Beginner<br />Face-to-face<br />Real time connection<br />Lurker<br />Visiting social networks<br />Read...
What is YOUR Purpose?<br />BEGIN<br />Explore Web 2.0 Tools and Social Networks<br />DIG IN<br />Join  NING or Twitter<br ...
Other Helpful Resources:<br />http://tinyurl.com/cy795o<br />
References<br />Richardson, Will (2008).  We-Blogged: Weblog. The Added Value of Networking. Retrieved February 26, 2009 f...
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  1. 1. Getting Connected<br />Used with permission of<br />Angela Stockman<br />WNY Education Associates<br />stockmanangela@gmail.com<br />http://www.angelastockman.com/blog<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/shesnuckinfuts/315869573/<br />
  2. 2. What has Inspired YOU to Connect?<br />
  3. 3. “The world is changing because of social web technologies. Our kids are using them. No one is teaching them how to use them to their full learning potential, and ultimately, as teachers and learners, that’s our responsibility. To do that, we need to be able to learn in these contexts for ourselves.”<br /> Will Richardson,The Added Value of Networking<br />http://weblogg-ed.com/2009/the-added-value-of-networking/<br />
  4. 4. Personal Learning Network<br />“Personal learning networks are not new. We have long relied on our families, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances to supplement our knowledge about the world.”<br /> --David Warlick<br />“Grow Your Personal Learning Network”<br />International Society for Technology in Education, March/April 2009<br />
  5. 5. FACT:We’ve Been Connecting With Others Digitally for Decades<br />
  6. 6. But Now Connecting Looks Like This:<br />
  7. 7. You may think your connections are linear<br />
  8. 8. But actually it looks more like this!<br />
  9. 9. Step One: Get YOURSELF Connected<br />
  10. 10. Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Begin with the basics…..<br />ARTICLES<br />T V<br />FILM<br />NEWS<br />YOU<br />TELEPHONE<br />CONFERENCE<br />TRAINING<br />CHAT<br />IM<br />SKYPE<br />VIRTUAL WORLDS<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />DISTANT COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />
  11. 11. Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Add some social networking and web tools…….<br />ARTICLES<br />NEWS<br />TV <br />FILM<br />YOU<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />TELEPHONE<br />CONFERENCE<br />TRAINING<br />CHAT<br />IM<br />SKYPE<br />VIRTUAL WORLDS<br />CELL PHONE<br />TWITTER<br />SOCIAL NETWORKS<br />WIKIS<br />BLOGS<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />CONTAINED DYNAMIC COMMUNITIES<br />DISTANT COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />
  12. 12. Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />Add RSS….<br />NEWS<br />ARTICLES<br />PODCASTS<br />VIDEOS<br />WIKIS<br />BOOKMARKS<br />BLOGS<br />TAGGED SEARCHES<br />RSS FEED<br />YOU<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />TELEPHONE<br />CONFERENCE<br />TRAINING<br />CHAT<br />IM<br />SKYPE<br />VIRTUAL WORLDS<br />CELL PHONE<br />TWITTER<br />SOCIAL NETWORKS<br />WIKIS<br />BLOGS<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />CONTAINED DYNAMIC COMMUNITIES<br />DISTANT COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />
  13. 13. And see how connected you can be!<br />Adapted from the work <br />of David Warlick<br />DYNAMICALLY MAINTAINED ASYNCHRONOUS<br />NEWS<br />ARTICLES<br />PODCASTS<br />VIDEOS<br />WIKIS<br />BOOKMARKS<br />BLOGS<br />TAGGED SEARCHES<br />RSS FEED<br />YOU<br />PERSONALLY AND SOCIALLY MAINTAINED SEMI-ASYNCHRONOUS<br />PERSONALLY MAINTAINED SYNCHRONOUS<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />TELEPHONE<br />CONFERENCE<br />TRAINING<br />CHAT<br />IM<br />SKYPE<br />VIRTUAL WORLDS<br />CELL PHONE<br />TWITTER<br />SOCIAL NETWORKS<br />WIKIS<br />BLOGS<br />FAMILY AND FRIENDS<br />CONTAINED DYNAMIC COMMUNITIES<br />DISTANT COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />LOCAL COLLEAGUES<br />
  14. 14. BUT THAT’S A LOT TO DEAL WITH!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/10244704@N05/2484112082<br />
  15. 15. There is SO MUCH good information out there now!How do I keep up???<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/2697383352/<br />
  16. 16. It is IMPOSSIBLE to “Keep Up”Know Your PurposeConnect With PurposeShift Intentionally<br />
  17. 17. Managing Your PLN<br />Start SMALL <br />Read a handful of blogs<br /> Follow a handful of people on Twitter<br /> Lurk in NINGs<br />Organize Your RSS Feed<br />Use Folders<br /> Follow Strategically<br />Walk Away <br />Set Time Limits<br />Learn How to Search Feeds<br />Be a Discriminating Follower<br />
  18. 18. How RSS Can Save the Day!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/videoplacebo/2476230102/<br />
  19. 19. Subscribed to 154 Education Blogs<br />
  20. 20. Take One Website RSS Feed<br />
  21. 21. + One Feed Reader<br />
  22. 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/itsallaboutmich/1362473050/<br />= AGGREGATED Bliss<br />
  23. 23. So how does a network help me?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeff-bauche/2230236391/<br />
  24. 24. Exposure to New Tools…but integration ISN’T about the tools…<br />
  25. 25. It’s About the ConnectionRead*Write*Think*Share*Listen<br />
  26. 26. INVITE DISSENTION<br />EMBRACE DISCOMFORT<br />
  27. 27. It’s Great to Get Inspired!<br />
  28. 28. It’s Nice to Get Advice!<br />
  29. 29. But a Network isn’t just about following others……<br />You have to CONTRIBUTE!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/milivoj/2166043959/<br />
  30. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/23324812@N00/93936385<br />Respond to Blog Posts<br />
  31. 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/62884569@N00/2060506605<br />BLOG<br />
  32. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tengtan/2721125673/<br />Sharing Links<br />
  33. 33. I DON’T HAVE TIME!!!!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/20884341@N00/302931951<br />
  34. 34. http://wordle.net/<br />
  35. 35. IF YOU CAN ONLY DO ONE THING, INVEST <br />YOURSELF IN<br />Professional Development:Whatever, Whenever, Wherever<br />
  36. 36.
  37. 37. Just for ELA Teachers:http://englishcompanion.ning.com<br />
  38. 38. Find NEW Connections!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/47658930@N00/476481053<br />
  39. 39. “You can’t give away what you don’t own.”Sheryl Nussbaum Beach <br />
  40. 40. Who Are YOU?<br />Beginner<br />Face-to-face<br />Real time connection<br />Lurker<br />Visiting social networks<br />Reading wikis and blogs<br />Managing by “clicking through”<br />Dynamic Participant<br />Using RSS<br />Subscribing to Blogs and Commenting<br />Starting Your Own Blog and Linking to Others<br />Connecting on Twitter<br />Engaging in NING<br />Flattening Your Classroom<br />
  41. 41. What is YOUR Purpose?<br />BEGIN<br />Explore Web 2.0 Tools and Social Networks<br />DIG IN<br />Join NING or Twitter<br />Start a Wiki<br />Create and Populate Your Own RSS Feed <br />PARTICIPATE<br />Start Your Own Blog or Wiki<br />Comment on Other’s<br />Share What You Are Learning on Twitter<br />Participate in NING<br />Flatten Your Classroom<br />
  42. 42. Other Helpful Resources:<br />http://tinyurl.com/cy795o<br />
  43. 43. References<br />Richardson, Will (2008). We-Blogged: Weblog. The Added Value of Networking. Retrieved February 26, 2009 from: http://weblogg-ed.com/2009/the-added-value-of-networking/ <br />Smith, Bethany V. Creating an Online Personal Network: Presentation. Retrieved March 11, 2009 from http://www.slideshare.net/bethanyvsmith/creating-an-online-personal-learning-network-presentation<br />Warlick, David. 2009. “Grow Your Personal Learning Network.” International Society for Technology in Education: Learning and Leading With Technology. pp. 12-16<br />Waters, Susan (2008). PLN Yourself: Wikispaces. Retrieved August 16, 2009 from: http://suewaters.wikispaces.com/<br />
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