A Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a network of people you connect with for the specific purpose of learning (Tobin, 1998). These people may assist you in your learning by acting as a guide, direct you to learning opportunities, and assist you with finding answers to questions (Tobin, 1998).
"A great day of shared learning at Corpus Christi Primary Cranebrook to explore iPad use across the curriculum for student learning. Corpus Christi currently has about 60 iPads across the school, and held a professional learning day for staff to extend the use for student learning they already have with their iPads and develop more iPad lesson plans."
This post is meant for the hard working, passionate educators in your school who have not yet found their personal learning network and are not yet using social networking to improve their teaching. Share this with them to help them build their personal learning network.
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Patrick Larkin, Principal Burlington, MA, United States I am in my 15th year as a high school administrator and I am loving every minute of it....
It is hard to believe all of the connections that I have been able to make since I started building my Personal Learning Network (PLN) last spring. I could never have a imagined the value that a PLN would add to my role as a school administrator. It has changed things significantly for me.
"If you are a professional, you should have a PLN. Your PLN (personal or professional learning network) is the community of people you interact with and learn from on a regular basis. They may be people you meet on a daily basis, but more often than not in the digital age, many PLNs are comprised of people we interact with on social networking sites. In my opinion, the most powerful PLN building tool is Twitter..."