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PLE ase  PLE ase Me: Building your own  P ersonal  L earning  E nvironment Southern Regional ETTC My Classroom to Yours Co...
How do we learn? Credit: http://flickr.com/photos/jim-in-times-square/222291503/
How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/1552211138/
How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/
How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/
How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/indigirl/2200301021/
Four Applications Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisbevan/39328690/
Four Applications
Today, You Will Choose ONE Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/greencracker/75447890/
Time Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/russmorris/407778776/
Skype <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get sta...
Skype <ul><li>Voice Over IP (VOIP) Application </li></ul><ul><li>Webcam, mic, Internet, PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Free coll...
Quotable &quot;What would happen if the chalkboard was transformed into a window on the World?&quot;  – RL,  The Golden Fl...
Classroom Window on the World Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/2178274470/
globalexplorers.wikispaces.com
Twitter <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get s...
Twitter <ul><li>Asynchronous IM </li></ul><ul><li>140 character limit  </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gateway Drug”  for learning add...
Twitter <ul><li>Verizon Says… </li></ul>
Twitter, Visualized Credit: http://www.tweetwheel.com/gfahey
Twitter Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eetraveling/1919590270/
Twitter Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shooderz/415118730/
Your Choice: Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/true-illusion/2144348367/ Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/grimsby/2...
Twitter
 
Tweetscan
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Ning <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get star...
Ning <ul><li>Social Networking for FREE </li></ul><ul><li>Participate -OR-  Create -OR- both </li></ul><ul><li>Why you nee...
Create a Ning ID
Ning
Edublogs <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get ...
Edublogs <ul><li>Free blog site </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, free, easy </li></ul><ul><li>http...
http://napolib.edublogs.org/
Blogging Helps Build Your PLE <ul><li>Reflective practice </li></ul><ul><li>Online presence </li></ul><ul><li>Comments & L...
Edublogs
Closing Thoughts <ul><li>YOU ARE  responsible for  YOUR OWN PD </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting with innovative educators  HAS...
Thank You! <ul><li>Kevin Jarrett </li></ul><ul><li>Email:  [email_address] Twitter:  kjarrett Skype:  kevin.jarrett Blog: ...
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PLEase PLEase Me: Building Your Own Personal Learning Environment

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As presented at the Southern Regional ETTC Conference on 14-May-2008

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PLEase PLEase Me: Building Your Own Personal Learning Environment

  1. 1. PLE ase PLE ase Me: Building your own P ersonal L earning E nvironment Southern Regional ETTC My Classroom to Yours Conference Wednesday, May 12, 2008 Presented by: Kevin Jarrett, Technology Facilitator K-4, Northfield Community School
  2. 2. How do we learn? Credit: http://flickr.com/photos/jim-in-times-square/222291503/
  3. 3. How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/1552211138/
  4. 4. How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832659/
  5. 5. How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/
  6. 6. How Do We Learn? Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/indigirl/2200301021/
  7. 7. Four Applications Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisbevan/39328690/
  8. 8. Four Applications
  9. 9. Today, You Will Choose ONE Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/greencracker/75447890/
  10. 10. Time Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/russmorris/407778776/
  11. 11. Skype <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Example: LIVE DEMO </li></ul><ul><li>“ 7 Things You Should Know About Skype” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/28z2an </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Skype <ul><li>Voice Over IP (VOIP) Application </li></ul><ul><li>Webcam, mic, Internet, PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Free collaborative technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.skype.com </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Global Explorers Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mrs. Cheryl Lykowski’s Class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monroe Road Elementary, Lambertville MI -and- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colegio Panamericano, Bucaramanga Colombia </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Quotable &quot;What would happen if the chalkboard was transformed into a window on the World?&quot; – RL, The Golden Fleece Wiki
  14. 14. Classroom Window on the World Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/technolote/2178274470/
  15. 15. globalexplorers.wikispaces.com
  16. 16. Twitter <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Example: LIVE DEMO </li></ul><ul><li>“ 7 Things You Should Know About Twitter” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/2j5sz3 </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Twitter <ul><li>Asynchronous IM </li></ul><ul><li>140 character limit </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gateway Drug” for learning addicts </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/signup </li></ul>
  18. 18. Twitter <ul><li>Verizon Says… </li></ul>
  19. 19. Twitter, Visualized Credit: http://www.tweetwheel.com/gfahey
  20. 20. Twitter Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eetraveling/1919590270/
  21. 21. Twitter Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shooderz/415118730/
  22. 22. Your Choice: Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/true-illusion/2144348367/ Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/grimsby/2389037593/
  23. 23. Twitter
  24. 25. Tweetscan
  25. 26. Sign up for Twitter
  26. 27. Ning <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Example: LIVE DEMO </li></ul><ul><li>“ 7 Things You Should Know About Ning” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/4uz6rj </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Ning <ul><li>Social Networking for FREE </li></ul><ul><li>Participate -OR- Create -OR- both </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Classroom 2.0 </li></ul>
  28. 29. Create a Ning ID
  29. 30. Ning
  30. 31. Edublogs <ul><li>What it is </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul><ul><li>Why you need it </li></ul><ul><li>How to get started </li></ul><ul><li>Example: One special blog… </li></ul><ul><li>“ 7 Things You Should Know About Blogs” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/47ovjj </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. Edublogs <ul><li>Free blog site </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, free, easy </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/6l9pqh </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://napolib.edublogs.org/ </li></ul></ul>
  32. 33. http://napolib.edublogs.org/
  33. 34. Blogging Helps Build Your PLE <ul><li>Reflective practice </li></ul><ul><li>Online presence </li></ul><ul><li>Comments & Linkbacks lead you to other bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of the tool & its uses </li></ul>Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/foresmac/113402347/
  34. 35. Edublogs
  35. 36. Closing Thoughts <ul><li>YOU ARE responsible for YOUR OWN PD </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting with innovative educators HAS NEVER BEEN THIS EASY </li></ul><ul><li>You can do it ANYTIME, ANYWHERE for FREE using readily available tools </li></ul><ul><li>YOU CONTROL the time investment </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!? </li></ul>
  36. 37. Thank You! <ul><li>Kevin Jarrett </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] Twitter: kjarrett Skype: kevin.jarrett Blog: NCS-Tech.org </li></ul>

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