Sunday, March 14, 2010

Personal Learning Networks

In the classroom, I have been sharing with students the importance of developing a Personal Learning Network to learn from peer and colleagues in their future occupation.  Students can also reap the benefits of tapping into their PLNs.  Here is a wonderful video called “The Networked Student” that shows how on-line networking can enhance students’ 21st century skills.

Also I have presented workshops for other teachers about PLN.  Sometimes these are also called Professional Learning Networks.  Over the last year, I have benefited from the wealth of knowledge and experience of those in my PLN.  For educators, I have included a Voice Thread recording of other educators discussing their PLN.

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