4 Ways To Grow Your Personal Learning Network This Week

The Web20Classroom

Social media allows us to connect, to learn, to grow and to reflect not only within ourselves but with each other. She has them write 3 things they need to improve their learning and 3 things they can give to improve the learning of others.

Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

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” 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. A PLN has helped Shaelynn learn from an extended network of educators how to to that.

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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Though my subscriber number reaches well over 1,000, I''ve been planning on doing a give-away once my Google Friend Connect number reached 1,000. I would like to reinforce the positive influence of social networking. click here to add these amazing people to your Twitter network! *

Recognizing the Digital Assets You Have at Your Disposal

A Principal's Reflections

I have also been blessed to observe great examples that members of my Personal Learning Network (PLN) make available on social media. BrandED Digital Leadership Personal Learning Network Social Media social media strategy

#Throwback Thursday - 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

The Innovative Educator

The post that got all the attention told people five steps they can take to develop their personal learning network. Google Reader) in each step have changed (used Feed.ly W ritten : October 12, 2008 Topic : Developing a PLN Who might be interested : Any teacher or student who enjoys learning from experts and others who share their passion. Reader question : Do you have a personal learning network? If so, how has it helped you learn?

Why Learning and People Should Come First

A Principal's Reflections

I was recently working on my slide deck for a three-day workshop that will take participants on an immersive experience into digital leadership and learning. In some cases, I will directly train educators on how to use various tools, but learning to use the edtech tools is the easy part.

With $2 Million in Backing, Climb Hire Tackles the Social Ladder

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You can miss a lot of things when you’re learning on your own.” The program promises 100 hours of online training and 100 hours of in-person training for 16 weeks. Members also receive professional portfolio help and two in-person sessions a week. I have the personality.

MA folks- My one-day workshop on Social Media and Personal Learning Networks

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The first is on a topic close to my heart, Personal Learning Networks. This workshop will help you develop your Personal Learning Network (PLN) through social web tools that will open up a world of educational ideas to you and your colleagues. The workshop will provide modeling of tools such as Google Reader for review of Edublogs, Twitter and Google+, social bookmarking with Diigo, and other tools, along with guided practice in each tool.

Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

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Covina-Valley Unified School District teachers having way too much fun learning about Quizizz at a CUE Launch event. Professional learning can and should be fun! If you are still waiting for your personal invitation to join Twitter, consider this it!

Courage Over Comfort

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But when we do so, let us find the learning and use that as we grow forward. In fact, she sent herself to CUE Rockstar Primary to learn more. They are taking risks in their own learning, they are creating and they are owning their own learning.

A PLN Quick Start Guide

A Principal's Reflections

Image Credit [link] Most educators I talk to have no idea where to begin when attempting to create a PLN that meets their teaching and learning needs. tools and how they can be utilized for teaching and learning. Wikis encourage information sharing and collaborative learning.

Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

In case you didn''t know there are thousands of educators and an array of learning communities over at Google+. From my point of view educators become quickly attached to one specific social media tool as their go to source for his/her Personal Learning Network (PLN).

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I am a Connected Educator

The Playground Advocate

I connect in person, through email, over the phone, through Skype, via social media, with collaborative web tools and through the social portions of the websites and blogs I read. As an educator, I care about teaching and learning. I want to learn how best to recover when I fail.

#DLNchat: Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Ed

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Our special guest, Lisa Petrides, creator of OER Commons, kicked things off by defining the topic at hand: “OER are teaching & learning materials freely available for anyone to use. And the ecosystem of open knowledge sharing is fundamental to teaching, to learning, and to equity." Nori Barajas-Murphy shared examples from OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award Winners who described these powerful relationships as instrumental to their success in OER initiatives.

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A little more conversation

Learning with 'e's

Now it depends on how you define CPD, but for me it is the personal learning you require to sustain, enhance and extend your own capabilities within your professional practice. This learning can come in many forms. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

The Scarlet Rating: How One ‘Improvement Required’ School Seeks a Turnaround

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However, school leaders Sarah Pedrotti and Jessica Torres are on a mission to flip the failure narrative and rebrand their school by motivating their teachers through personalized professional development. Kindergarteners in Mrs. Shuler's classroom learning how to implement their learning stations! On Twitter, Torres and Pedrotti have encouraged teachers to engage with educators teaching similar subjects in other struggling schools to build a network.

#DLNchat: What is Blockchain and How Can it Support Student Success?

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Answers may vary, but the technology’s potential to verify student learning was the focus of Tuesday’s conversation. There was agreement that student learning credentials could be issued via “blocks,” which could be added to the immutable blockchain. Not only that but, as Ed Garay tweeted, blockchain credentialing could lead to “empowering students to have both higher ed and informal entities tag onto their learning transcripts.” hopefully resulting in a more learned society.”

#DLNchat: The Skills Gap-Fact or Fantasy?

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Institutions need to focus on this and not just on measuring” student learning outcomes. We decided to come back to the topic in a future #DLNchat ,but not before discussing some of the nuances surrounding salary gains based on higher ed degrees as well as the need for more learning options. Join the Digital Learning Network to stay up to date on all events and the latest news for higher ed digital learning leaders!

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The Fault Lines Between Sharing and Shilling for an Edtech Product

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The practice is widespread from top to bottom: Apple, Google and Microsoft train and certify teachers who demonstrate expertise with their wares. For educators like Sean Arnold, who lists more than a dozen credentials and awards from edtech companies on his personal blog, that relationship can be a “double-edged sword,” as he described in his response to the article. “My Education Technology Personal Learning Networks Community

The Dilemma of Entrepreneurial Teachers With Brand Names

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The journalist goes on to point out conflicts of interests and ethical confusion when entrepreneurial teachers such as Delzer working in resource-poor community institutions—where many teachers across the nation have to get supplies and classroom staples by opening their wallets or begging from donors (or both)—have ties to high-tech giants like Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft (GAFAM). Education Technology Personal Learning Networks Community

Three Ways That Rural States Can Become the Hotbeds for School Edtech Innovation

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Technology has been a key component in the planting, fertilization, growth and eventually, the blossoming of new statewide initiatives including distance education and new professional learning opportunities for educators that have benefitted students in a variety of ways. It dates back to 2008, when an educational journey began in Wyoming that revealed the important role technology plays in enhancing teaching and learning—especially in a rural state. 2016 Wyoming Google Summit.

Twitter for Teachers

The Playground Advocate

Twitter is my ultimate learning playground and I hope this post helps some find their way into this form of learning. For example, creating a Google survey and tweeting it out to collect responses from the world. Learning the art of brevity.

Sharpest tools in the box

Learning with 'e's

Here are my 8 essential tools: 1) Twitter, because as I recently said in a YouTube video , it is immediate, social and personal. It connects me to my personal learning network (PLN) and is simple to use. 7) Google. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

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Teen explains the power of a student PLN

The Innovative Educator

Guest post by Connor Wood I had never heard of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) before Lisa Nielsen asked me to write about mine. Aside from my blog, the only social networking site I belong to is Google+ which is only because of my blog. I use Google+ for major posts, but not much besides that. I guess I am kind of old school in using my email for most of my networking. Personal Learning Network

Professional Learning Networks (PLN)

Tom Murray

Recently, I had the opportunity to record a Google Hangout with four connected educators on “Growing Your PLN.” What is a personal learning network? A Personal Learning Network is an informal learning network that enables an individual to work

How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download)

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The post How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Download the FREE eBook: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer. Who wants to become a Google Certified Trainer? Google Certifications.

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Social Media in Education Resources and Guides

Educational Technology Guy

Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook Google for Educators google plus social media twitter

Google 80/20 Rule Applied to Education - for students too!

Educational Technology Guy

Google has a unique idea, called the 80/20 rule. Google engineers are encouraged to take 20 percent of their time to work on something company-related that interests them personally. It is a great idea and has spawned many of Google''s apps and resources and made Google very successful, and a very good place to work. Last week, I read an article on Converge Magazine''s site entitled "Google''s 80/20 Principle Adopted at New Jersey School".

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Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

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In this Episode, we discuss and demonstrate our favorite Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and Chrome Extensions. Google Apps for Education Tricks Mentioned on Todays Show. Turn any Google Doc or item in your Google Drive into a fantastic looking WordCloud. Download.

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Welcome Back to School - tips, resources and more to help you get off to a great start.

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Advice to New College Graduates about to enter the Teaching profession Summary of new teacher tips, urban schools issues, technology resources Google for Educators - Google has a huge number of free resources for teachers and students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Has Google replaced teaching?

The Innovative Educator

That is what Google is for." She was asking how Digital Native students prefer learning when it comes to technology use. Student at #tltf13 #StuVoice — Lisa Nielsen (@InnovativeEdu) October 18, 2013 They are doing what adults would call, "reaching out to their personal learning network." We like to learn by trying it ourselves." Connected educators have been learning using the internet and their network for quite some time.

Cape Town Summit and the Power of Google Keep

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It is also important for them to share their learning. But access to conferences like the EdTechTeam summits and social media services like Twitter has enabled me as an educator to develop and grow an amazing personal learning network (PLN).

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

User Generated Education

Some have “always” been true – some are unique to this century of learning. How to be a self-directed learner – finding and using resources (both face-to-face and online) to learn and improve personal interests. Self-directed Learning.

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Social Media Guide and Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. There are many different social media networks, and lots of ways to use them. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free resources social media social network

2 Hawaii Administrators, on GAFE in their schools. and a sneak peek at next week's Google Rocks! Hawaii HOA

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Two different approaches to administering Google Apps for Education in a school -- both effective! Mahalo to Chad Nacapuy for suggesting that we bring these two progressive, connected educators on Google Rocks! The community''s purpose according to Google?

Host an EdTechTeam Google Certification Bootcamp. For FREE!

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but certified by Google. Google’s new certification program helps teachers at all levels get officially certified in a very unique way. Teachers can take the free online curriculum and then register to take the Google Certified Educator Level 1 and/or Level 2 exam for a small fee.

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Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Develop the core of a Personal Learning Network.

New Posted Resources 01/06/2010

The Web20Classroom

PLN: Personal Learning Network for Educators tags : PLN , favorite How To Teach With Google Wave tags : googlewave , favorite Zinn Education Project - Howard Zinn tags : history , favorite The Google Story tags : google , favorite Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images tags : creativecommons , favorite Posted from Diigo.

Roadmap to a Job-Embedded Growth Model

A Principal's Reflections

Undeterred, I continued to talk about the concept of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) and what it had done for my professional growth. Best of all, at least in my mind, was the newfound ability to learn anytime, from anywhere, with anyone in the world for free.

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Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Student joins an ongoing Google Classroom-based class.