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Learn about what a Personal Learning Network is for teachers.

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  1. 1. PersonalLearningNetworksChanging the waywe collaborate
  2. 2. What is a PLN? It is an entire collection of people with whom you engage and exchangeinformation. It is usually done online.
  3. 3. Why use a PLN? Because two heads are better than one!
  4. 4. Where can I get information?From any social networking sites or blogs such as… Facebook Twitter RSS Tumblr Flickr WordpressJust follow or‘like’ educationalpeople so youcan share yourideas with them.
  5. 5. Who will provide me with information? Other educators whether they are first year teachers or more experienced.The more people you share your information and ideas with the moreresources you will have.
  6. 6. When do I start my PLN? Now! As soon as you start your own Personal Learning Network the better. You can never have too many resources, ideas and information.
  7. 7. How do I start my PLN? Begin by either creating a social networking site or a blog. Start following educational people, other teachers or anybody who youthink has great ideas that you could use in your classroom. Now start sharing your ideas with everybody else and you can take otherpeople’s ideas to create your own resource file or your PLN.
  8. 8. Example: What my PLN would look like.thesesocialnetworkingsites,blogsandsharing sitesIwouldfolloweducators orcompa
  9. 9. A few more tips... Don’t forget it’s your PLN which means you can do whatever works for you togather and collect resources. Electronic copies of various resources such as lesson plans are best because theycannot be lost. The sky is the limit!!
  10. 10. So start your PLN now and become the 21st Century Networked Teacher!