The Networked Leader - PLN2


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The Networked Leader - PLN2

  1. 1. Power of the Learning Community
  2. 2. School Leaders Digital Chest:
  3. 3. http://padlet. com/wall/connectedleader
  4. 4. You must connect yourself. . . . . .to connect your students, teachers, community
  5. 5. Be the Change; Lead by Example Build and Engage a PLN
  6. 6. International Society for Technology Education, National Technology Standards for Administrators
  7. 7. NC Executive Standards
  8. 8. 7 Habits 1. Create atmosphere that inspires innovation. 2. Foster collaboration. 3. Be open to new ideas. 4. Be a connected learner yourself. 5. Locate and provide adequate resources. 6. Take risks. 7. Have a visionary focus.
  9. 9. consumption production
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  11. 11. How will a PLN help me?
  12. 12. One Principal's PLN Journey Administrators and teachers need to begin to embrace the effective use of social media for their own professional growth, to create authentic learning environments that engage students, and to utilize the expertise of professionals in a variety of content areas. The one thing that Twitter and social media has taught me is that people truly want to share their ideas, knowledge, and experiences for the collective good. ~Eric Sheninger, Principal of New Milford HS (NJ), @NMHS_Principal
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  14. 14. Where do I start?
  15. 15. Power of Twitter
  16. 16. "Twitter is not about the tweet; it's about the conversation" ~Lisa Neilsen, @InnovativeEdu
  17. 17. ● share and collect resources ● offer inspiring quotes ● engage in educational discussions (i.e. #edchat, #cpchat, #edtech) ● back-channel for meetings and conferences (with #hashtag) ● report out key learnings from conferences (with #hashtag) ● Use Twitter client and follow the tweets associated with topics of interest: i.e, school leadership, assessment ● solicit feedback from leadership ● brand organization and programs
  18. 18. Making the Most of . . . ● Join a conversation (#edchat, #cpchat, #nced, #ncadmin) ● Contribute ● RT and Reply ● Follow other educators ● Pay attention ● Be intentional and purposeful ● Follow Don's Top 12 ● Comb the Twitteriffic Resources
  19. 19. And who do I follow?
  20. 20. Who's Who in the Twittersphere: Top 12 Eric Sheninger @NMHS_Principal Deron Durflinger @derondurflinger George Couros @gcouros Patrick Larkin @bhsprincipal Chris Lehmann @chrislehman Dave Meister @phsprincipal Brian Nichols @bjnichols Christ Lindholm @clindhol John Robinson @21stprincipal Steven Anderson @web20classroom Lisa Nielsen @InnovativeEdu Don Lourcey@dlourcey (shameless, I know!) Derek McCoy @mccoyderek
  21. 21. "We're winning the war of the give people models to transform schools." @chrislehmann #ISTE10
  22. 22. What do we hope to accomplish? Goals? Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try. Anon
  23. 23. My Goals
  24. 24. My Goals
  25. 25. My Goals
  26. 26. My Goals
  27. 27. Solution - Get Connected
  28. 28. Anatomy of a Connected Learner
  29. 29. Key Considerations for Connected Growth ● ● ● ● Is what I’m doing essential? Who are you connecting with? How will you connect with them? When will you share?
  30. 30. Schedule Your Tweets Monitor your RTs, DMs Find and share your info Follow chats Connect
  31. 31. Twitter Vocabulary ● @: The @ mark goes in front of someone’s username on Twitter. ● Follow Adding them to your Twitter reading list. Their tweets will appear automatically. The opposite is “unfollow.” ● Direct message/DM: Private message between you and the person who gets it. ● Follower: Someone who follows your account, receives your updates. This is petty casual. Have to follow to DM ● Reply : Answering a message sent to you. Starts with a @username. Only people who are following both you and other person will see it. ● Spam: Often DMs from accounts that have been hacked. Remedy change password ● Timeline/stream: The list of new tweets/messages that you get from the people you follow. ● Tweet: Posting something to Twitter/writing a message on Twitter. ● Retweet or RT: To post what someone else wrote again. Done by clicking a retweet button or by typing your own, which is useful. You can add content to RTs. ○ MT: Changing wording of original RT
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  34. 34. Networks for Connecting/Sharing
  35. 35. A Different Connected Experience
  36. 36. Communities vs Chats