Dan: Anyone know the millionth word added to the Oxford English Dictionary? (Click)Web 2.0. What is it? (See Web 2.0 image)
Dan: explain the PLN Stages of Adoption
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Lee LeFever’sCommonCraft show designed to explain things…simply.
Dan: http://search.twitter.com can be used to look for topics. Once you find resources relevant to your search, see who is posting them and follow them (or not).
Dan: Let’s not forget to keep communication personal and purposeful.
Dan: Imagine if Lewis & Clark could communicate during their travels. More at historicaltweets.com
Christi: Introduce what Ning is and why we would want to use it.
Christi: Next slide shows the screenshots of these sites so you can point out features.
Christi: As the research shows, we can not forget to make global communications a priority. For if we do, we will be left behind (along with the children).
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Events: Quad (Wake young teacher event), Rally for Public Education; Updated about legislative news, etc., follow other educators, techies, legislators (Tricia Cotham, Bev Perdue); Fan NCAE, NC Teacher Academy; Causes – keep music in public schools
Christi: To showcase some of these in a browser window that will be up and running in advance.
Dan: Quick comparison of the two tools. Answer questions.
Dan:FacebookFriendwheel. Sparse connections between people.
Dan: Twitter Follower Wheel – Tight integration of connections.
Creating A Pln
Creating a Personal Learning Networkto increase communication<br />Dan Froelich <br />Fellow for Research and Technology<br />
Who’s this guy?<br />Dan Froelich <br />NC Teacher Academy Fellow for Research and Technology<br />
What is it?<br />a social networking service that lets you connect with friends, co-workers, and others who share similar interests or who have common backgrounds<br />Why should we use it?<br /><ul><li>Create groups
&<br />www.twitter.com/<br />teacheracademy<br />danfroelich<br />ncae<br />nea<br />Watch the Tweets to find people of interest. Constantly weed the list of who you follow.<br />www.facebook.com/<br />danthetechguy<br />Proudtobencae<br />ncaectl<br /> <br /> <br />Don't forget to use the Search feature to make more connections.<br />
Handouts will be available at www.teacheracademy.org<br />Questions/Comments?<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />