Do you have a PLN? Those who do swear by it and live by the mantra “alone we are smart, together we are brilliant.” A PLN can help you find and curate the best ideas and resources, and build a network of supportive peers in a time of constant change. Steven Anderson, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist, and Shaelynn Farnsworth, Literacy Consultant, joined Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.net for conversation with Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio on this topic. Larry kicked off the conversation with the question, “What is the value of a PLN and how has that changed over the past 10 years?”
Join educational technology adopter Shannon Holden as he shows step-by-step how to harness the power of Twitter to collaborate and grow as an educator.
Join Shannon Holden as he shows administrators, teachers, counselors, and librarians how to begin building an effective and responsive professional learning network.
As another Connected Educator Month draws to a close, it is important to understand the many benefits of being connected with like-minded individuals in the educational profession. One way to do this is to take a look back at what it was like for educators before the advent of social media.
edWeb.net and the Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21) announce the launch of a free community to help teachers and school leaders learn how to build a 21st century learning environment that prepares students for the challenges of work, life and citizenship.
Dr. Spike Cook provided a framework for both current and aspiring administrators to connect parents, teachers, and community stakeholders through a variety of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, as well as podcasting and blogging.
Webinar Presenter, Dr. Joe Mazza, Director of Connected Teaching, Learning & Leadership at North Penn School District in Lansdale, PA, discussed what a director of connected teaching, learning and leadership does, and how he came to be one. He shared the tools that he used to create a connected and transparent learning environment in his district, and also discussed how social media can expand educators PLNs and help them share ideas with dedicated and innovative peers around the world.