Cultivating and Growing Your Personal Learning Network

edWeb.net

” 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 Fault Lines Between Sharing and Shilling for an Edtech Product

Edsurge

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

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“In times of fake news, the understanding of statistics is not only a mathematical competence, it is a political one.” – Torsten Traub, Germany

Daily Edventures

Working as a teacher in Singapore was a career-defining experience for Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Torsten Traub. “I Since returning to Germany, Traub has used Twitter to build – and tap into – his Personal Learning Network. Torsten Traub.

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. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

The Dilemma of Entrepreneurial Teachers With Brand Names

Edsurge

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

The Balance with Catlin Tucker: Featuring Rachelle Dene Poth

Catlin Tucker

She is a Buncee Ambassador, Edmodo Certified Trainer, Nearpod PioNear, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and Google Certified Educator. How do you make time to connect with your students so they feel supported in their learning? How do you make time to continue learning?

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Welcome Back to School - Great Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources - resources for admin, IT and teachers Evernote for Education Resources - the ultimate note taking, web clipping, lesson planning resource Create a Personal Learning Network - a PLN is an excellent resource for help, advice, and sharing ideas.

Welcome Back to School - Great Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft Education Resources - resources for admin, IT and teachers Evernote for Education Resources - the ultimate note taking, web clipping, lesson planning resource Create a Personal Learning Network - a PLN is an excellent resource for help, advice, and sharing ideas.

5 Ways to Participate in #ISTE17 even if you’re not there #notatiste17

The CoolCatTeacher

You will also want to come by PowerSchool’s Classroom of the Future in 207A where they will be giving away Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces and Amazon Echoes. Come by the PowerSchool booth 2918 to meet me in person. How to share learning. Never stop learning.

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If I Could Get 1 Piece of Technology for My Classroom, It Would Be.

Kleinspiration

If you''re use to having your students compose content in Microsoft Office, they can now use Google Drive to do virtually the same tasks. When I posted this question to my PLN, personal learning network, the response was overwhelming. A Chromebook of Course! -

New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

#ICE18: Illinois Conference Will Prepare Educators for Modern Learning Environments. We are excited to have CDW•G create a modern learning environment for educators to experience what classrooms today can not only look like, but how they can better facilitate learning. Another delightful development is the larger ICE Personal Learning Network (PLN) Plaza with a vendor theater and large makerspace area in our exhibit hall. Teaching and learning.

ClassFlow Marketplace lets teachers buy and sell original content

eSchool News

This latest release of ClassFlow also offers a variety of lesson activity templates as well as a teacher networking and community infrastructure to assist teachers in developing a virtual personal learning network. ClassFlow , provider of collaboration software for interactive classrooms, has announced a new feature that allows teachers to earn extra cash during the upcoming school year.

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The Administrators Toolkit Updated and Refreshed

The Web20Classroom

Visit my post on hashtags and chats to learn more. I honestly don''t remember the last time I opened a Microsoft Office product. Check out this post to learn more about setting up Diigo and getting all the nifty educator only features.

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“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

By combining them both, he and his students are innovating together every day, both in person, and online. “Teaching and learning today involve tools, which are online,” says Machajewski. I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. Young professionals in most fields, not just the technology area, must adopt online tools to create personal learning networks and pursue learning throughout their careers.

6 Super Geeky Tech Tips for the New School Year

The Daring Librarian

If you want to go deeper with LinkedIn discussions and groups, and build a personal learning network that connects with other educators, you can! The idea is to allow kids to get their hands involved, DIY-style, in project-based learning.

“My biggest hope is to make learning so powerful and memorable, that students can look for solutions to real problems.” – Jennifer Verschoor, Argentina

Daily Edventures

Have you ever tried to have a conversation in a language that you were just learning (or didn’t know at all), with someone who also didn’t know the language? was for students to learn as much as they could about the other students and the places where they lived,” says Verschoor. “At

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