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What is a PLN? A Personal Learning Network

Using face to face or online networking in order to:

  • Connect with experts
  • Contribute or glean ideas
  • Discover the latest

The Educator's PLN
Personal Learning Networks for Educators - 10 Tips
What is a PLN - Marc-André Lalande's Take

Twitter llllllllllllllllll Blogs & RSS Feeds llllllllllllllll Diigo & Bookmarking

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Who to follow?

4 Reasons for Administrators on Twitter
10 Teachers to Follow on Twitter
50 Education Leaders Worth Following on Twitter
Twitter for Administrators: A One-page Guide

Search a topic:
Kindergarten >>#kinderchat
Education Technology >> #edchat
GlobalClassroom >> #globalcitizen

Use Canva to make a Twitter Header for your twitter profile

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What is a Blog?
A shortening of the expression "web log".
What is RSS?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a notification system used to alert individuals when new content is available on a Web site.

RSS Symbols

Look for these symbols when
identifying RSS feeds

Common Craft RSS Feeds

Feed Readers

Use a Feed Reader or Aggregator to collect your online
content that you follow in one place.

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iPad Feed Readers

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NewsBlur FlipBoard

RSS Feeds to Follow

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Blogs to Follow
Top 100 School Administrator Blogs
ASCD - Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
The Principal of Change - George Couros
Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers
The Cool Cat Teacher
Richard Bryne's FreeTechforTeachers
Google's Blog

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Diigo Pronounced as Dee'go, it is an abbreviation for "Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff."
Example of Public Diigo Group on Creating a PLN
Using Diigo for Bloom's Evaluating
Diigo Direction Sheet

Download Diigo Tools
Diigo Teacher Account FAQs
Apply for a Diigo Educator Account
https://www.diigo.com/learn_more/ (includes all the videos)

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."