Tag Archives: PLN

3 Ways for Teachers to Use Social Networks for PD

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Social media–facilitated professional development (PD) allows teachers to share ideas and strategies through online personal learning networks (PLNs). Social media bypasses the challenges of traditional PD. It is real-time, cost effective, accessible around the world, and driven by practitioners, not school … Continue reading

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$5.69 Professional Development

Ayanna Cooper
Ayanna Cooper

Welcome to the online discussion about Professional Development on a shoestring budget! When reflecting on Rehab Rajab’s article I thought a lot about the ways in which I participate in low cost professional development activities. I have to admit although … Continue reading

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How to Use Paper.li to Enhance Your PLN

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

Paper.li is a twitter app that allows you to aggregate your twitter followers into an e-newspaper. The possibilities are endless. I noticed that besides compiling your twitter feed, it also will siphon your facebook feed . . . that is, … Continue reading

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Education: Change, Technology & Shaking Up the Status Quo

Lydia Kuniholm
Lydia Kuniholm

A recent meeting with a former boss resulted in a thought-provoking conversation on the need for change in education.  Technology is a common love for both of us.  We marveled over the rapid changes that the Internet has brought to our world … Continue reading

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