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    • Personal Learning Network
      Connect, Collaborate, Contribute
    • Organizing
    • EverNote – Save ideas, things you hear and see; app on smart phone or on your computer
      Animoto – Online photo slideshow with music, video; share professional presentation with friends and parents
      Prezi – Presentation tool which zooms; frames and groups ideas
      Diigo – Social Bookmarking; share bookmarks with friends and colleagues
      Have You Tried?
    • What is a PLN?
    • Join a professional social network
      Pick blogs you find interesting and read them
      Start commenting on the blogs you read.
      Join the Twitter and read Tweets of known Edubloggers.
      4Ways to Build Your PLN
    • Communicating
    • Cool Cat Teacher – Vicki Davis
      Innovative Educator – Lisa Nielsen
      2 Cents Worth – David Warlick
      Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Wesley Fryer
      Around the Corner – Miguel Guhlin Costa Rica Trip
      Pick blogs you find interesting and read them; Comment on them
    • Classroom 2.0
      NL Connect
      Educators pln
      Google for Educators
      Mighty Winds Social Network
      Join a professional social network
    • Connections
    • Tweet
      Why is Twitter a Teacher’s Best Tool?
      Top Educators to follow
      Who to Follow on Twitter – Who to follow under different topics
      Alan November – Building Learning Communities
      Steve Hargadon – Created Classroom 2.0
      Silvia Tolisano - Langwitches
      Wesley Fryer – Educational consultant
      Vicki Davis – CoolCatTeacher
      Lisa Thumann – Senior educational technology specialist at Rutgers
      Will Richardson – Author, speaker, edublogger
      Angela Maiers– Motivational speaker in education
    • Researching
    • Custom Search
      Google Search Tips
      Advanced Search
      Wonder Wheel
      Google Features
    • Additional Resources
      10 Steps for Educators New to Twitter
      Growing Your Personal Learning Network
      CommonCraft– 3 minute tutorial videos
      Sandy Cangelosi’sDiigo Account
      21st Century Teacher – outstanding websites for teachers
      Internet Public Library – Web 2.0 learning community
      Cool Tools for Schools – web 2.0 tools divided into categories; collaboration, presentations, drawing, creativity
      Smart Teaching - Free web tools for teachers
      Atomic Learning - (use my username -
      password – trinity)
      Discovery Streaming (teacher log-in)Teachers, put in the passcode (Teacher Passcode: 5638-5F77) where it says "New User" so that you can generate your own unique user name and password.
      Online Databases – Log into the Trinity Faculty Portal.
      You’ll see the Online Database tab.