Personal Learning Network Connect, Collaborate, Contribute
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
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 http://trinitycostarica.blogspot.com/- 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
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
Custom Search Google Search Tips Advanced Search Wonder Wheel Timeline Google Features
Additional Resources Twitter 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 - firstname.lastname@example.org 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.