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Why teachers should develop professional learning networks - ideas and tools.
Presented at Innovate 2012 - October 2012

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  1. 1. CONNECT Presented by Arthur Preston @artpreston http://www.headthoughts.co.za
  2. 2. Soutenir la révolution!#stormbastille #time4change
  3. 3. Amandla kubantu!#soweto76#freesouthafrica
  4. 4. “For centuries we’ve been declaringour independence and perhaps itsfinally time for us to declare ourinterdependence.”Tiffany Shlain –Director & Co-writer “Connected”
  5. 5. LoneRANGER
  6. 6. PLNs are deliberately formed networks ofpeople and resources capable of guiding ourindependent learning goals and professionaldevelopment needs.
  7. 7. © Alec Couros
  8. 8. © Alec Couros
  9. 9. “In this new interactive web world, I have become anomadic learner; I graze on knowledge. I find what Ineed when I need it.“- Will Richardson
  10. 10. CONNECTING THE CONVERSATION • Blogs • Wikis • Microblogging • Social Networks • Virtual Worlds
  11. 11. MINING THE CONVERSATION • Social Bookmarking • Twitter search • Blog search • RSS
  12. 12. RSSSOCIALBOOKMARKING
  13. 13. j.lane@ecu.edu.au /@edujen
  14. 14. 140 characters or lessDiscover new resources Capture an idea Learn from peers Share a resource Develop professional network Share your experience / knowledge Learn in your PJs! 
  15. 15. What is a tweet?- A short message of 140 charactersor lessWhat goes into a tweet?- Short message- Link to content- Hashtag
  16. 16. Replying:- Use @ sign followed by Twitter nameDirect Messaging:- Start tweet with D followed by Twitter nameReTweeting:- Start tweet with RT
  17. 17. #edchatsa www.edchatsa.co.za
  18. 18. Saves timeFilter information Keep up to date Share with others easily Be informed Track trends
  19. 19. Collecting tags – “backchannel”
  20. 20. “If you sit at this interesting juncture between manyinformation flows and knowledge exchanges, you’re in agood spot to see innovation and share it with all the groupsyou’re connected to.” – Valdis Krebs
  21. 21. Make your PLN a priorityChoose a toolBring focus to the task
  22. 22. http://www.facebook.com/headthoughts http://twitter.com/artpreston http://www.diigo.com/user/artprestonArthur Preston www.headthoughts.co.za

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