Personal InfoNovember learning109 > 62PLNs Work for me and a lot of other technology minded educators.Today I want to talk about building your own perslern net using certain web tools.RSS, Web2.0 – Twitter, Diigo, Feed Aggregators| Web2.0 Indicates that these should be easy to use!
Students and increasingly staff live digitallyIncreasingly information is PRIMARILY DigitalFacebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, blogs, chat, chat roulette, txt, Ning----- Meeting Notes (10/12/11 15:13) -----In May of this year, Google hit 1 Billion unique visitors, in May!Firt website to do so.
History - Growth
200 million tweets a day1 billion every five days
Taipei, TaiwanGO TO: TwitterfallHASH TAGS: Edtech, PLN, CHAT – Edchat, Lib or Librarychat### Talk about POUND SIGN – Show anatomy of a TWEET or TWITTER
Regarding Twitter – If I can convince you to use it, or when you do, ALSO FOLLOW FUN PEOPLE!Traditionally: People WE KNOW PHYSICALLY! Personal Learning Communities and circles of support for: Professional Lives, Personal Lives, Geek Lives (Music, Guitars, Bad Carpentry)DIIGO!
Diigo is two tools in one:A research and collaborative research toolA Knowledge sharing community and social content or bookmarking site----- Meeting Notes (10/12/11 15:33) -----Go to Diigo
Also: Rich Site SummarySyndication means to Publish or broadcast content simultaneously to a number of newspapers, television or radio stations, et cetera…What do you do with publications? YOU SUBSCRIBE.Easy way for publishers to publish & subscribers to subscribeAlt-Tab to Firefox & do an image search for RSS THEN FOLLOW THE CARD!
Technorati’s current count of blogs is??????
Publications are called FEEDS
And if you know about these, great. You can continue to go to them.An AGGREGATOR checks all the sites you care about, or at least add to the aggregator, usually once an hour or soGo to Google reader.
You can subscribe to any RSS feed right from your browser. WillRichardson.com
Putting it Together: Personal Learning Networks Seth Bowers Tech Director CCSD62, Des Plaines Consultant, November Learning firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter.com/sethbowers
Feeds and Aggregators Feeds Time NYT Chicago Tribune Will Richardson Bob Sprankle Foo Fighters Prairie Home Companion Breaking Bad Aggregators Google Reader www.google.com/reader/ Bloglines www.bloglines.com/ Pageflakes www.pageflakes.com/ Netvibes www.netvibes.com/ Newsgator www.newsgator.com/ Live Bookmarks
And Feeds… And Feeds… Mathtrain.tv Cool Cat Teacher Blog Learning is Messy November Learning News CBSSports Pitchfork Wired Maximum PC Slate And Feeds… Leadertalk Engadget Rock, Paper, Shotgun Colbert Report Videos The Onion Fox News Pajiba CNN Twitter/windycitynews