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Developing Your PLN


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A presentation given at Horizon Teachers' Convention 2009. Covers tools that can be used to help teachers develop their Personal Learning Network.

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Developing Your PLN

  1. 1. Developing Your Personal Learning Network Tools to Connect Educators
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Personal Learning Networks Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Tools For Developing Personal Learning Networks </li></ul><ul><li>PLNs vs PLCs. </li></ul><ul><li>Plug for Collaborative Apprenticeships and Ubershare! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Graphic courtesy of Alec Couros:
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  7. 7. Blogging
  8. 8. Wikis
  9. 9. Video Conferences
  10. 10. Video Conferences
  11. 11. Online Communities
  12. 12. Social Bookmarking
  13. 13. PLN vs PLC <ul><li>Personal Learning Network </li></ul><ul><li>Starts with you </li></ul><ul><li>“ Web” design </li></ul><ul><li>Broad goal oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Learning Com. </li></ul><ul><li>Starts with an initiative </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tree” design </li></ul><ul><li>Focused objective oriented </li></ul>
  14. 14. Collaborative Apprenticeship <ul><li>Merging of PLN and PLC </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help teachers develop infusion practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help teachers grow in professional reflection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help teachers develop professional networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentored infusion lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group reflection through blogging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face to face and online meetings </li></ul></ul>