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Presentation by Matt Townsley, Kathy Kaldenberg, Deron Durflinger, and Shannon Miller
GIVE A SHOUT OUT ON TWITTER during the presentation using #iaslplnpower
What is a PLN?
Learn more about PLNs:
Visual representations of personal learning networks
's article from
Leading and Learning with Technology
: mtownsley (at) solon.k12.ia.us
PLN for SCSDMEDIA
: kkaldenberg(at) solon.k12.ia.us
PLN for You
iasl pln template.ppt
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Diigo bookmarks for IASL PLN April 12 program
and for our
school district's PLN
Finding librarians to connect with:
How the POWER of Your PLN Can Be the Change You Want to See in Schools.
Integrating Technology and Making Connections to Create Change.
, Van Meter Community School Teacher Librarian & Technology Coordinator
Van Meter Community School Secondary Principal
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER....
@vmlibraryvoice (Van Meter Library VOICE)
(Van Meter School)
WAYS TO CREATE CHANGE WITH YOUR PLN:
BLOGS to and connect, learn, and share with others:
Van Meter Library VOICE Blog
has been great way to share and make valuable connections for students, teachers, and myself with others around the world.
- has been a great way to share thoughts and ideas about the future of education as well as the happenings at Van Meter. All administrators should blog.
Get the students blogging to create change & have them connect to their passions
BLOGGER MADDY DARRAH
will share how she connected through VOICE to author Amy Efaw.
Maddy created a
YouTube Video about her connection
TWITTER: I can't say enough about the great change, connections, and resources that Twitter can bring to your students, teachers, school, and YOU!
Connect with others around the world! @
(follow Van Meter) and other groups (#teacherlibrarian) Use
to stay organized!
PLN Class at Van Meter
is making connections & creating change in their own education with Twitter. Josh Porter, Van Meter 11th grader, uses Twitter to connect to others around the world about technology and Van Meter happenings. Megan Enos, Van Meter 10th grader, uses Twitter (
) & her blog to learn and connect to her passion for photography. Encourage your students to connect to their passions too!
creator connected with me through Twitter.
Read about and watch the video of Ruggero Domenichine creator of web 2.0 tool called YouTellYou teaching Van Meter 7th Graders!
, founder and CEO of
, I met through Twitter. Mark has been an amazing source of change and education for the students and teachers at Van Meter. This is a great Slideshare presentation created by Mark :
Teacher Tools to Connect (Five Free Tools That Connect You to Your Colleagues and Students, and Your Students to the World!
SKYPE in Mark...
DIIGO: Everyday I collect dozens of amazing resources through the groups I belong to on Diigo.
Shannon McClintock Miller's Diigo Library.
I follow several groups that are important to my PLN
(Teacher Librarians, Web 2.0, Iowa 1:1, Van Meter, and others).
I also can connect with others that are my
. Here is my
**Diigo PLN Resources List**
Deron's Twitter Information on
YOUTUBE: We have two channels at Van Meter:
Van Meter Librarian
Van Meter Bulldogs
This has been a great place to showcase student work and events at school....And another place to connect with others around the World through the power of video.
MICHAEL KINLEY, a Van Meter 7th grader,
has his own
YouTube Channel Mike398100
to showcase several technology tutorials and school projects. He also blogs at
Mike's Tech News
to connect through his passion of technology with others.
FACEBOOK: The V
an Meter VOICE has a Facebook page
for students to connect.
I created a Facebook page for the Van Meter VOICE this year. This is another place for our students to connect with each other. I am able to share author/book information, new technology and web 2.0 tools, and special events happening in the library and at school.
Love to connect through Nings to a variety of groups that are a large part of my PLN.
VAN METER CONNECT NING
was created to connect with others in a variety of place and positions....
1:1 Laptop Initiative Schools
Please contact us if you have questions about creating a change with your PLN and within your students by encouraging them to create their PLN too!
Check out the archived video of (most of) today's presentation:
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