Developing Personal
Learning Networks
Take Charge of Your Professional Development
Lucy Gray
University of Chicago Urban E...
Agenda
Account creation & survey
Twitter, Flickr, del.icio.us, Google
http://tinyurl.com/wemtasurvey
PLN Basics - keynote
...
PLN Basics
3Sunday, March 22, 2009
Pair and Share
What surprised you?
What cha$enged your thinking?
What new connections are you making?
4Sunday, March 22, 2...
Old
(but still effective)
School Tools
5Sunday, March 22, 2009
Listservs
Message
Boards
Email
Newsletters
EDTECH
Education World
Message Board Center
TeachersFirst
QIAT
Scholastic Teach...
New School Tools
7Sunday, March 22, 2009
Media Sharing Microblogging
Online
Communities
Blogs & Wikis
YouTube
(video)
Twitter
(customized
Blogs
del.icio.us
(bookma...
Form sma$ groups.
Use Lucy’s subscriptions, find 3 channels, videos or
YouTube users that might interest the group.
Enter y...
del.icio.us
Form sma$ groups.
Using Lucy’s delicious network, find 3 tags or del.icio.us
users that might interest the grou...
Flickr
Form sma$ groups.
Look through Flickr groups or the Flickr Explore
section, and find 3 Flickr users or groups that m...
Twitter
Form sma$ groups.
Use the Directory of Learning Professionals on Twitter
or Twitter for Teachers, and find 3 Twitte...
Ning
Form sma$ groups.
Using Ning in Education or Social Networks in
Education , find 3 Ning communities that might interes...
Blogs & Wikis
Form sma$ groups.
Using Support Blo'ing! or Educational Wikis, find 3
blogs or wikis that might interest the ...
Pair and Share
What surprised you?
What cha$enged your thinking?
What new connections are you making?
15Sunday, March 22, ...
Group Twitter Activity
Try fo$owing a few people.
Su'estions
Post a question related to PLNs or educational technology.
Me...
Virtual,Corporate &
Non-Profit
Communities
17Sunday, March 22, 2009
Virtual Spaces
Corporate
Spaces
Non-profit
Spaces
Second Life
ISTE and SL
SL Librarians
Apple Learning
Interchange
Curriki
...
Managing It All:
RSS & News Readers
19Sunday, March 22, 2009
What is RSS?
20Sunday, March 22, 2009
RSS Readers
Google Reader (web-based, need a Google account)
Bloglines (web-based, requires sign-up)
Netvibes (web-based, ...
Activity
1. Pick your choice of a reader and start an account. If you
brought your own laptop, feel +ee to insta$ a reader...
Pair and Share
What surprised you?
What cha$enged your thinking?
What new connections are you making?
23Sunday, March 22, ...
Follow You, Follow Me
Lucy’s info:
elemenous@gmail.com
iChat, Skype, Flickr, delicious, Youtube etc: elemenous
Blog: http:...
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WEMTA - PLN Workshop - Lucy Gray

  1. 1. Developing Personal Learning Networks Take Charge of Your Professional Development Lucy Gray University of Chicago Urban Education Institute 1Sunday, March 22, 2009
  2. 2. Agenda Account creation & survey Twitter, Flickr, del.icio.us, Google http://tinyurl.com/wemtasurvey PLN Basics - keynote Old School Tools New School Tools Corporate and Non-Profit Communities Managing ItA$ 2Sunday, March 22, 2009
  3. 3. PLN Basics 3Sunday, March 22, 2009
  4. 4. Pair and Share What surprised you? What cha$enged your thinking? What new connections are you making? 4Sunday, March 22, 2009
  5. 5. Old (but still effective) School Tools 5Sunday, March 22, 2009
  6. 6. Listservs Message Boards Email Newsletters EDTECH Education World Message Board Center TeachersFirst QIAT Scholastic Teacher Boards Librarians’ Internet Index LM_Net Education Week Community Forums ASCD SmartBrief MiddleTalk The Math Forum Edutopia Newsletter 6Sunday, March 22, 2009
  7. 7. New School Tools 7Sunday, March 22, 2009
  8. 8. Media Sharing Microblogging Online Communities Blogs & Wikis YouTube (video) Twitter (customized Blogs del.icio.us (bookmarks) (customized group chat) Ning (social networking) (linear diaries) Flickr (photos) Plurk (see above) Wikis (collaborative web pages) 8Sunday, March 22, 2009
  9. 9. Form sma$ groups. Use Lucy’s subscriptions, find 3 channels, videos or YouTube users that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. YouTube 9Sunday, March 22, 2009
  10. 10. del.icio.us Form sma$ groups. Using Lucy’s delicious network, find 3 tags or del.icio.us users that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. 10Sunday, March 22, 2009
  11. 11. Flickr Form sma$ groups. Look through Flickr groups or the Flickr Explore section, and find 3 Flickr users or groups that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. 11Sunday, March 22, 2009
  12. 12. Twitter Form sma$ groups. Use the Directory of Learning Professionals on Twitter or Twitter for Teachers, and find 3 Twitterers that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. 12Sunday, March 22, 2009
  13. 13. Ning Form sma$ groups. Using Ning in Education or Social Networks in Education , find 3 Ning communities that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. 13Sunday, March 22, 2009
  14. 14. Blogs & Wikis Form sma$ groups. Using Support Blo'ing! or Educational Wikis, find 3 blogs or wikis that might interest the group. Enter your findings here. 14Sunday, March 22, 2009
  15. 15. Pair and Share What surprised you? What cha$enged your thinking? What new connections are you making? 15Sunday, March 22, 2009
  16. 16. Group Twitter Activity Try fo$owing a few people. Su'estions Post a question related to PLNs or educational technology. Mention that you are at WEMTA. See if you get a response! Insta$ Twit This bookmarklet. Twit a resource to your fo$owers! Make sure to include Lucy http://twitter.com/ elemenous 16Sunday, March 22, 2009
  17. 17. Virtual,Corporate & Non-Profit Communities 17Sunday, March 22, 2009
  18. 18. Virtual Spaces Corporate Spaces Non-profit Spaces Second Life ISTE and SL SL Librarians Apple Learning Interchange Curriki Tapped In Discovery Educator Network PBS Teacher Connect Moodle Global Classroom example Google for Educators National Geographic EdNet Communities 18Sunday, March 22, 2009
  19. 19. Managing It All: RSS & News Readers 19Sunday, March 22, 2009
  20. 20. What is RSS? 20Sunday, March 22, 2009
  21. 21. RSS Readers Google Reader (web-based, need a Google account) Bloglines (web-based, requires sign-up) Netvibes (web-based, requires sign-up) NetNewsWire (Mac) FeedDemon (Windows) 21Sunday, March 22, 2009
  22. 22. Activity 1. Pick your choice of a reader and start an account. If you brought your own laptop, feel +ee to insta$ a reader. 2. Subscribe to: a. A blog or wiki b. A photostream in Flickr c. A channel or user in YouTube d. An online community e. ATwitter user 22Sunday, March 22, 2009
  23. 23. Pair and Share What surprised you? What cha$enged your thinking? What new connections are you making? 23Sunday, March 22, 2009
  24. 24. Follow You, Follow Me Lucy’s info: elemenous@gmail.com iChat, Skype, Flickr, delicious, Youtube etc: elemenous Blog: http:lucygray.org Others to fo$ow: Craig Nansen, Charlene Chausis, Lisa Thumann, Cheryl Davis, Steve Dembo, Paula White 24Sunday, March 22, 2009

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