A PLN is an entire collection of people with whom youengage and exchange information with this is usually doneonline.Some PLN communities you can be involved with include:• Social Networking• Micro-blogging• Professional Profiles• Wikis• Blogs• RSS Reader• Nings• Social Bookmarking• Webinars
• Twitter is an online social networking service whichallows you to read and write this is know as Micro-blogging.
• Google Docs is a free, Web-based wordprocessors, spread sheet, presentation form and datastorage services offered by Google.This allows educators, students and parents to work on atask online to edit and create.
• Slide share is the world’slargest community forsharing presentations.• Slide-share is the best wayto get your slides out thereon the web.• We as educators can sharethese slides with ourclasses for lessons or makethem and place them onthis site for others to read.
This is a great ProfessionalReflection, were educators canpublish their thoughts and ideasabout their teaching within theclassroom.As Simpson (1999) states, “One ofthe best ways of entrenching one’sknowledge is to explain it toothers…”
• Programming- Observations• Staff training- Webinars andonline training resources.• Staff can use the internet to keepparents informed with the use ofemails as reminders or just toshare general information.Including dailyprograms, observations, learningstories, photos, newsletters andgeneral notes.• Keep up-to-date with new ideas away of incorporating the EYLFinto their service