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Personal Learning Networks

  1. 1. Julie Lindsay Qatar Academy [email_address] Prepared for ECIS/ISTE IT Leadership Conference Prague, January 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>An extended community of people that you can interact with regularly </li></ul>A personally chosen collection of resources you can go to when you want to learn something Photo credit:
  3. 3. <ul><li>Foster conversation and social learning through connectivity and interactivity </li></ul>Ongoing professional development Make important professional connections globally
  4. 4. <ul><li>Encourages a global perspective </li></ul>Acts as a lifeline for quick fixes Caveat: A network is only as valuable and useful as what participants contribute Photo credit: Gets educators sharing, communicating and collaborating
  5. 5. BLOG BLOG BLOG BLOG Reflecting Sharing Connecting Collaborating Posting Commenting
  6. 6. ‘ Micro-Blogging’ ‘ Microbogging’ with 140 characters at a time
  7. 7. <ul><li>NING </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li> </li></ul>Google reader
  9. 9. <ul><li>Foster a PLN amongst teachers at your school using Web 2.0 tools </li></ul>Bring in the global extended community and provide opportunities for all participants Example: global conversations amongst international schools – Shift Our Schools Podcast by Jeff Utecht and David carpenter
  10. 10. <ul><li>My Delicious tag for PLN: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Powerful Learning Practices Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson supporting learning communities E-Learning 4 Life Ning Flat Classroom Project Ning Shift our Schools: SOS Podcast