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  • Nyscate

    1. 1. Personal Learning Networks Ted Sakshaug Technology Director Wheatland-Chili Schools. [email_address]
    2. 2. Life as an educator?
    3. 3. Change is too fast, can’t keep up
    4. 4. Not enough hours in the day www.flickr.com/photos/ wakajawaka/2258654408/
    5. 5. Do you need to re-invent the wheel? http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2239/2344075419_ae1787b437.jpg
    6. 6. Would you rather have a group to help?
    7. 7. PLN to help you reach the NHL Professional (or personal) Learning Networks (PLN) to help reach your Next Highest Level (NHL)
    8. 8. Professional Learning Network <ul><ul><li>A group of people who can guide your learning, point you to learning opportunities, answer your questions, and give you the benefit of their own knowledge and experience. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Daniel R. Tobin, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Warning: Check with your tech department Can you get through at work? Why not? May be an AUP issue. Can you Plurk at Work? Are you Able to Twork?
    10. 10. PLNs and Social Networks <ul><li>PLNs can be social. </li></ul><ul><li>Primarily grouped on areas of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs, Aggregators, Microblogging, Social Bookmarking, Wikis, Nings, Podcasts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which are best for you? </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Blogs Where to start? Finding Edubloggers.
    12. 12. Aggregators
    13. 13. Microblogging http://twitter.com/home http://www.plurk.com/user/tsakshaug
    14. 14. Social Bookmarking social bookmarking web based collaborative repository of Internet bookmarks (URLs or links). Such repositories typically support some sort of rating or commenting mechanism to help visitors find and manage bookmarks. http://researchwiki.peacocktech.com/wiki/Thesis/Glossary
    15. 15. Podcasts <ul><li>Did you know? </li></ul>
    16. 16. Other things <ul><li>Nings </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>More than I know </li></ul><ul><li>Something new all the time </li></ul>
    17. 17. Now what? <ul><li>That is up to you </li></ul><ul><li>Takes time and effort, but is worth the time </li></ul><ul><li>tsakshaug </li></ul>

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