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The Professional Learning Sweet Spot

A Principal's Reflections

In March of 2009, I began to use Twitter, and it was at this time that I began to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). Through the use of social media, I realized that I didn’t really need to be “developed.” I think the same can be said when it comes to the learners we serve.

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3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network


And although they’re an impressive group, representing over 250 organizations, they’re doing what you should be doing: forming a Personal Learning Network (PLN) that benefits both themselves and the wider education community. Meetups are a great, informal way to share and learn ideas from new people face-to-face. No problem.


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Voxer, Twitter, and EdCamps: How to Tackle the Harsh Realities of Finding Good Statewide PD


The Trifecta of Rural PD, Part 2: Edcamps Problem Two: How do you bring educators together for a day of learning that doesn’t cost any money to gather? Although Nebraska has wide open spaces, we value getting together on a Saturday for an EdCamp, which have taken place all over the state in Omaha, Kearney, Grand Island, and Columbus.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

Lisa Dabbs, Tanya Avrith, and Erin Klein will be presenting about edtech tools, social media in education, #NTChat, and connected classrooms. Free food and drinks as well as hands-on presentations. I will be presenting on engaging parents. We will also be periscoping this event. Other Free Events.

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7 Great NonProfits Changing the Face of Professional Learning

Tom Murray

When I got connected on social media, my lens was expanded and I became aware of more organizations, as well as their supporting tools and resources. EdCamp Foundation. TLA recently released it’s “ Blended & Personalized Learning Practices At Work ”. URL:

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How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Graphite Blog

So after you've taken a needed respite from distance learning and its immense screen-time demands, consider these tips for engaging in meaningful online DIY professional learning this summer. The members of this group can constantly be in flux because you choose whom you want to interact with or reach out to.

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Refill Your Learning Toolbox This Summer


For those of us in education, summer is a time for relaxation, reflecting, and also new learning. Whether you are attending a conference like ISTE, or creating your own personalized learning experience, utilizing this “break” to explore new tools and strategies that help expand your teaching toolbox can be very rewarding.

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