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Professional Learning Networks Sooooo Important ! PETE & C  2009 Hershey PA
PETE & C 2009 ~ Session FL14 Patti Duncan Wallenpaupack Area HS [email_address] Act 48 Code FL141625
Workshop Materials Can Be Found at My Wiki http://techiescitchr.wikispaces.com /
THANKS! Please visit my  wiki  and provide feedback
 
Functions of the PLN
Creating A Network
Face to Face <ul><li>Collaborate Locally </li></ul>
Join Professional Organizations
<ul><li>Attend Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas </li></ul>
Many Companies Offer PLN Opportunities… <ul><li>Get Trained </li></ul><ul><li>Share with others </li></ul>
 
If you can’t get there in person…. Attend a webinar!
Or… “phone a friend”
List Serves Help You Network
Search for groups that you might be interested in…
Join one… or a few Or… start one of your own!
 
 
 
 
Some Educational Yahoo Groups that I have found… Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Second-Grade-Teachers?v=1&t=s...
Microblogging
Search for “friends” ….…
Many interests Even Oprah is here!
Create your network of friends and follow their posts…  called “Tweets”
Similar to Twitter
Except “plurks” are threaded… more like conversation…. easier to follow.
Any  one plurk  can be bookmarked for future reference…
Funny  plurk story  …
PLN to the rescue….
Facebook… it’s not just for college kids anymore…
Many Professional Learning Networks on Facebook.. PBS Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/PBS-Teachers/10359470549 Usin...
Ning… create you OWN network!
Set up your own community… can even set up one for your class!
Or… search for Nings that alredy exist… and join them.. Teacher Librarian  http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/ Classroom 2.0...
It doesn’t matter HOW you Network… just DO IT!
THANKS! Please visit my  wiki  and provide feedback Enjoy the rest of your conference!
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  1. 1. Professional Learning Networks Sooooo Important ! PETE & C 2009 Hershey PA
  2. 2. PETE & C 2009 ~ Session FL14 Patti Duncan Wallenpaupack Area HS [email_address] Act 48 Code FL141625
  3. 3. Workshop Materials Can Be Found at My Wiki http://techiescitchr.wikispaces.com /
  4. 4. THANKS! Please visit my wiki and provide feedback
  5. 6. Functions of the PLN
  6. 7. Creating A Network
  7. 8. Face to Face <ul><li>Collaborate Locally </li></ul>
  8. 9. Join Professional Organizations
  9. 10. <ul><li>Attend Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas </li></ul>
  10. 11. Many Companies Offer PLN Opportunities… <ul><li>Get Trained </li></ul><ul><li>Share with others </li></ul>
  11. 13. If you can’t get there in person…. Attend a webinar!
  12. 14. Or… “phone a friend”
  13. 15. List Serves Help You Network
  14. 16. Search for groups that you might be interested in…
  15. 17. Join one… or a few Or… start one of your own!
  16. 22. Some Educational Yahoo Groups that I have found… Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Second-Grade-Teachers?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=4 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Third-Grade-Teachers?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=5 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/middleschoolscience?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=16 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/teachfirstgrade?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=21 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Elementary-Lesson-Share?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=24 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eslincanada2000?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=25 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/generalchemistry?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=44 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Innovative-Teaching?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=49 Math http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EDMTeachers?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=5 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mathinthemiddle?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=8 Foreign Language http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Foreign-Language-Educators?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=39 Social Studies http://groups.yahoo.com/group/socialstudiesteaching?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=26 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/socialstudiesnow?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=28 Science http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HighSchoolScienceTeachers?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=14 Web 2.0 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/theweb20group/?v=1&t=search&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=group&slk=27
  17. 23. Microblogging
  18. 24. Search for “friends” ….…
  19. 25. Many interests Even Oprah is here!
  20. 26. Create your network of friends and follow their posts… called “Tweets”
  21. 27. Similar to Twitter
  22. 28. Except “plurks” are threaded… more like conversation…. easier to follow.
  23. 29. Any one plurk can be bookmarked for future reference…
  24. 30. Funny plurk story …
  25. 31. PLN to the rescue….
  26. 32. Facebook… it’s not just for college kids anymore…
  27. 33. Many Professional Learning Networks on Facebook.. PBS Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/PBS-Teachers/10359470549 Using Wiki in Education http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2691930547 Web 2.0 http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2259602350 NSTA http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=4734309314 Math/Science/Tech Teachers http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=19877390177 Teachers sharing ideas http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=17723199360
  28. 34. Ning… create you OWN network!
  29. 35. Set up your own community… can even set up one for your class!
  30. 36. Or… search for Nings that alredy exist… and join them.. Teacher Librarian http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/ Classroom 2.0 http://www.classroom20.com/ Music Techie Teachers http://musictechieteachers.ning.com/ Elementary Tech Teachers http://elementarytechteachers.ning.com/ Social Networks in Education wiki http://socialnetworksined.wikispaces.com/ PETE & C Ning http://peteandc2009.ning.com/
  31. 37. It doesn’t matter HOW you Network… just DO IT!
  32. 38. THANKS! Please visit my wiki and provide feedback Enjoy the rest of your conference!
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