Creating a
    PLN
 Personal Learning Network
              or
Professional Learning Network
Why a PLN?
•Personalized learning
•Learn directly from experts
•Choose the time and place
•Adds a global perspective
1. Join a Professional
       Social Network

✦   The Educator’s PLN

✦   Classroom 2.0
2. Subscribe to 5 Blogs
✦   Dangerously Irrelevant by Dr.
    Scott McCloud

✦   Leader Talk by the CASTLE
    Group

✦   ...
3. Set up iGoogle

✦   Add Google Reader to
    organize your blog posts in
    one convenient place

✦   Can also include...
4. Participate
5. Join Twitter
If you’re ready to take a risk:

@web20classroom
@principalwells
@tee62
@judyharris05
@AdmiMom
@NMHS_Princ...
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  • PLN for CUSD

    1. 1. Creating a PLN Personal Learning Network or Professional Learning Network
    2. 2. Why a PLN? •Personalized learning •Learn directly from experts •Choose the time and place •Adds a global perspective
    3. 3. 1. Join a Professional Social Network ✦ The Educator’s PLN ✦ Classroom 2.0
    4. 4. 2. Subscribe to 5 Blogs ✦ Dangerously Irrelevant by Dr. Scott McCloud ✦ Leader Talk by the CASTLE Group ✦ Teach Paperless ✦ Moving at the Speed of Creativity by Wesley Fryer ✦ Cool Cat Teacher by Vicki Davis
    5. 5. 3. Set up iGoogle ✦ Add Google Reader to organize your blog posts in one convenient place ✦ Can also include a variety of products and tools
    6. 6. 4. Participate
    7. 7. 5. Join Twitter If you’re ready to take a risk: @web20classroom @principalwells @tee62 @judyharris05 @AdmiMom @NMHS_Principal @ShellTerrell
    8. 8. Other Places I Learn
    9. 9. Get Started!

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