Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Global Learning, Online Projects, Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) | Posted on September 30, 2015
Top 100 Experts in Tech and Learning is a good article to find great folks to follow on Twitter. There is much to learn from this group of distinguished educators.
SciStarter will bring together the millions of citizen scientists in the world; the thousands of potential projects offered by researchers, organizations, and companies; and the resources, products, and services that enable citizens to pursue and enjoy these activities. We aim to:
PLN Starter Guide LIvebinder has all the resources teachers and administrators need to start their own personal learning networks.
Ongoing, job-embedded professional development for 21st Century educators
Built around social media and Web 2.0 tools – to keep you up to speed with the changing technology and what your students are using every day
Made up of intensive, organic, learner-directed, collaborative communities of practice and purposeful network connections
Focused on leveraging emerging technologies as tools for deep learning and principled change – this works whether you participate as an individual, in small teams, or as a school.
Brief History of #Edchat is a great post for those educators new to Twitter who want to join in the conversations happening through various hashtags. #Edchat is perhaps the longest running with the most participants. Thanks to Steven Anderson for this quick read article.
Great video with Eric Sheninger on being a Twitter Principal.
Twitter for Professional Learning Livebinder is a great resource from Technology Specialist Sandy Kendell. Very well organized and answers all your questions.
Mom, This is How Twitter Works is a great way to introduce a reluctant colleague to this social media. Great tutorial with visual examples.
20 Education Administrator Blogs You Should Start Following Right Now is a nice list of leading educators who reflect and write about current education topics.
Twitter for Professional Development – Ultra Beginner Edition is a great post on Mark Brumley’s Blog. This truly is where you want to start reading if you have never used Twitter but are interested in it’s power to connect you with other educators.
Top 100 Tools for Twittering Teachers has it all from managing your account to finding friends to news and research.
19 Pencils.Com is a site where teachers can (for free) share websites, games, quizzes, and more. You can even create a class web site.
Minigroup is a completely private platform that lets you share the right stuff with the right people, without intrusion from strangers, friends-of-friends, or search engines, all from a single account. Use custom identities to share appropriate personal information with various groups.
What Will You Learn this Summer – Teacher Reboot Camp Blog has 26 ideas and free professional development resources for teachers and school administrators. What will you learn this summer?
Twitter – I Just Don\’t Get It – Developing a PLN is an excellent slideshow taking you through step-by-step how to set up a Twitter account and how to use it to develop a strong learning support network of colleagues.
Green Eggs & Facebook – 15 Social Media Tips from Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss really did know best and here’s the proof in these practical strategies for using social media.
Magnoto.Com is a lot like Wallwisher – a site where several people can upload content, videos, reminders etc. Great tool for collaborative projects. You can even upload data from your email account.
25 Important Twitter Guides and Apps for Teachers Diving into a rich and overwhelming social network like Twitter can be difficult. I know of many teachers and academic-minded people who are still unsure about the merits of the tool or are simply unsure where to start. The following 24 (+1 bonus!) beginner’s guides to Twitter each do a tremendous job at informing without confusing.
The 9 Step Plan to Combating illTWITTERacy is a wonderful article for those teachers and administrators wanting to establish PLN’s through Twitter.
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