Neighborhoods

What is a PLN? It’s a personal learning neighborhood. We connect online with people around the world to learn with each other. Eventually, we “know” each other in that neighborhood and build friendships. Continue reading Neighborhoods

Purpose, Content, Agency

For thirty-one years, I taught in a public, rural PK-8 elementary school. Past or present, first grade or eighth grade, my goal has always been for students to own and create their own learning. Together, we created the environment and Continue reading Purpose, Content, Agency

#CCCTwitterReally

Twitter, Really webinar by the ONE team explained the ways and whys of a Twitter user — how tweeting, retweeting, following hashtags, and replying connect the user to others in a reciprocal relationship of connected learning. I’ve written about Twitter Continue reading #CCCTwitterReally

#DigiLit Organize Twitter PLN Lists

    DigiLit Sunday It’s Sunday!  DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 Question: My Twitter is Continue reading #DigiLit Organize Twitter PLN Lists

#clmooc #teachdonow Social Media PLN

Social Media and Ed Tech: Reflection on Professional Learning  1 What did your professional learning look like 6 years ago, and how has it changed?  Six Years ago, I was still a lurker on Twitter, but was a Saturday participant in Continue reading #clmooc #teachdonow Social Media PLN

A Twitter Idea #clmooc #etmooc #edquery #ce13

This month, I’ve asked a few questions on Twitter — used hashtags and asked PLN. I really needed more than a few responses, and I know the Twitter PLN is an awesome place for answers. I’m wondering if we need Continue reading A Twitter Idea #clmooc #etmooc #edquery #ce13

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Best About PLN

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 14 The best thing about my PLN is… The best thing about my personal learning network / neighborhood is the relationships. We follow each other on Twitter and in blogs, Google hangout on topics of interest, and join Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Best About PLN

Liebster: Discover New Blogs

  What an honor! Liebster (sweetheart / beloved — we love blogging) Blog Award! Thank you Laura Coughlin at Love::Teaching for sharing this fun award. I see this as an award that recognizes the uniqueness of “smaller” bloggers — those with Continue reading Liebster: Discover New Blogs

An Adventure — Digital Story Collaboration #etmooc #ceetopen

An Adventure in 5 by GrammaSheri How do you create an adventure story? You invite your Professional / Personal Learning Neighborhood to join in on the fun! Inspired by Digital StoryTelling #etmooc number seven (Choose Your Own Adventure), I adapted Continue reading An Adventure — Digital Story Collaboration #etmooc #ceetopen

Building Neighborhoods #etmooc #midleved : an invitation

  We’re building a new neighborhood. Want to visit for a while? As I learn more about PLNs through #etmooc, especially from @bhwilkoff, I realize I have a responsibility to help find and support the sub-committees that have a common focus.  Ben Continue reading Building Neighborhoods #etmooc #midleved : an invitation

World Webinars

Teacher Challenge 8 Today’s connected world offers us the opportunity to join with others to teach or share, listen and learn about the pedagogy, strategies, and tools that engage learners towards personal progress. Four areas online have provided me with Continue reading World Webinars