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The Importance of Online Personal Learning Networks.

EdTech4Beginners

Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) are the groups of people around us that help us develop skills and knowledge. People who you network with. Online PLN’s (usually social media based). Many teachers are now learning from each other online. They can be: Work colleagues. Teachers in other schools.

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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. Our personal learning networks are all different. Each of us has something different to learn and different to offer. All I wanted to do was improve and I felt stuck.

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3 Ways to Instantly Grow Your Personal Learning Network

Edsurge

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. The Ultimate Networking Tool: Social Media.

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Your vibe attracts your tribe: 3 steps for building a Personal Learning Network

Ditch That Textbook

I am here to learn and I will just […]. I can do this. I am at one of the biggest tech conferences in the United States, all by myself, and I have no one to eat lunch with, recap a great session, or explore the exhibition hall with. “I I GOT THIS!”, I think to myself.

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Improvement is Always Possible

A Principal's Reflections

Co-plan lessons, meetings, and professional learning De-emphasize non-essential tasks that don’t impact student learning Eliminate distractions such as social media and web browsing Prioritize passions and interests related to your position or responsibilities Seek collegial support as these people know you and your culture best.

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10 Ways to Grow as a Pedagogical Leader

A Principal's Reflections

The advent of social media introduced yet another responsibility into my already packed schedule: digital leadership. Creating or further developing a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is also essential to access 24/7 ideas, strategies, feedback, resources, and support.

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Level Up Your Leadership

A Principal's Reflections

Social media is, and still represents, one of the most powerful ways to move a learning culture forward and engage with stakeholders. Simply communicating and telling your story with social media tools can accomplish this and organically develop your positive brand in the process.