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How To Manage Your PLN Using Twitter Lists

How To Manage Your PLN Using Twitter Lists | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Are you using Twitter lists?  You should be.

 


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I really like how she says that her PLN is more than a PLN it is an APLN - Active Personal Learning Network. This is a nice short blog on both the shy and how to use lists to improve your Twitter learning experience.

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Marian McLeod's curator insight, September 19, 2013 10:07 AM

Create "Lists" to organize your PLN on Twitter....

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Connected Learning: A Learning Approach Designed for Our Times

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What does connected learning look like in action? It looks like Charles Raben, a 14-year-old aspiring photographer from a public school in New York City.


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This is part of the reason why I have integrated Scoop.it into the classroom. More importantly, I integrate many aspects of connected learning and PLN development.  I try to model for my students that many experts in their fields are willing to spend a few minutes to help polite young students who reach out to them.

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Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
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Ken's Key Takeaway:

-PLNs are TWO-WAY.

-They are great for accessibility and responsibility.

 

Here is a great resource for motivating you to build and nurture your Personal Learning Network.  Although it is a bit dated (2010), I truly like the video. The guides are priceless. My favorite from the great list is 50 Great Ways to Grow Your Personal Learning Network:

http://www.onlinecollege.org/2011/10/26/50-great-ways-to-grow-your-personal-learning-network/

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8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network

8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Personal learning networks are a great way for educators to get connected with learning opportunities, access professional development resources, and to build camaraderie with other education professionals. Although PLNs have been around for years, in recent years social media has made it possible for these networks to grow exponentially. Now, it’s possible to expand and connect your network around the world anytime, anywhere. But how exactly do you go about doing that? Check out our guide to growing your personal learning network with social media, full of more than 30 different tips, ideas, useful resources, and social media tools that can make it all possible.


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Powerful Personal Learning Networks PLN

A nice slide show about how to build a valuable personal learning network.

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CristinaSkyBox: Sites For Educators

CristinaSkyBox: Sites For Educators | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

A great list of resources and PLN starters for educators.  I highly suggest following Ana Cristina Pratas' topic": Digital Delights.

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Katie Frank's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:01 AM

Fantastic resource!

Lori Wilk's curator insight, December 27, 2013 12:12 PM

I like this quote. New sites have been launched since this article was written but it's a good starting point in your research  of  educational sites to explore.

Juan Manuel Sánchez Vargas's curator insight, August 3, 3:25 AM

El talento no es nada sin concentración y resistencia.

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Help Students Use Social Media to Empower, Not Just Connect | Edutopia

How to use social media to build PLNs and critical thinking skills

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Resources for Growing Your Professional Learning Network | Edutopia

Resources for Growing Your Professional Learning Network | Edutopia | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Get ideas and tips for creating connections and developing a network.
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MSTA 2010 Building A Personal Learning Network

This presentation discusses how to use and build a PLN and was presented at the 2010 MSTA (Missouri State Teachers Assoc...
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Getting to know a PLN star… an interview with Shelly Terrell « Box of Chocolates

Getting to know a PLN star… an interview with Shelly Terrell « Box of Chocolates | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
I love the premise of Brad Patterson's challenge: f you haven’t heard of it yet, the premise is simple. Ask a member of your PLN 5 standard questions, which you’ll see below, and from there, get to know them in ways that you might not otherwise have the chance to on twitter or other social media
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Building a PLN

Building a PLN
Resources created in conjunction with FETC 2009 Session.
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Social Scientist Diana Rhoten on 21st Century Learning, Youth Networks, and Digital Media

Diana Rhoten is director of the Knowledge Institutions program and the Digital Media and Learning project at the Social Science Research Council in New York....
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Here is a great five-minute video by Diana Rhoten about how we can use new media in our classrooms to connect our learners with their passions in a way that will engage them and motivate them to keep learning beyond what we tell them to do.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 24, 2013 7:06 PM

We want connection Houston.

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Online Learning Made Social with Google+

Google+ in the classroom.  How Google wants your classroom to look.


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Google set the tone for the next 12 months at their I/O conference this week.  It was not a surprise that they talked about Google+'s impact on social media. It was a bit of a surprise that they discussed educational opportunities for using Google+ in the classroom.  

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Lucy Gray's Keynote slides from #learning20 Free online conference

For the past 20 years, Lucy has been employed by Chicago Public Schools and the University of Chicago in various school-based roles.
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Analysis of Personal Learning Networks in Support of Teachers Presence Optimization

A comprehensive look at the value of PLNs (Personal Learning Networks)

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Sneak Peek: Personal Learning Networks

Preview a small clip from the EdTech UNconference Session, "Personal Learning Networks: What They Are & Why You Should Have One" with Steven Anderson.
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Network Learning: Working Smarter

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The official blog of Henry Jenkins, the father of the term "Transmedia" He has some wonderful lectures available at the MIT open forum.

 

Here he talks about the importance of sensemaking, and what is wrong with our information seeking processess. 

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Rules of engagement

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A FRIEND has been toying with Twitter, and wonders how best to get her feet wet. Whom should she follow? What should she read? Here are some thoughts.
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Media and Everyday Life (improved version)

The changing place of media in everyday life: traditional media consumption compared with the more creative and flexible uses of media which are becoming mor...
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PLN: Your Personal Learning Network Made Easy | Once a Teacher….

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Notes on cultivating a personal learning network

Notes on cultivating a personal learning network | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

1. Explore -- it's not just about knowing how to find experts, co-learners, but about exploration as invitation to serendipitous encounter. hrheingold January 1, 2011 at 18:38 2. Search - Use Diigo, delicious, listorious, to find pools of expertise in the fields that interest you. 

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