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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
      • Collaborate Locally
    • Join Professional Organizations
      • Attend Meetings
      • Share ideas
    • Many Companies Offer PLN Opportunities…
      • Get Trained
      • Share with others
    • 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=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
    • 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 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
    • 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 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/
    • It doesn’t matter HOW you Network… just DO IT!
    • THANKS! Please visit my wiki and provide feedback Enjoy the rest of your conference!