Personal Learning Networks for Educators

Personal Learning Networks for Educators

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Can Technology Change Education? Yes!: Raj Dhingra at TEDxBend

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Raj Dhingra is a twenty-year veteran of the technology industry with an extensive track record of building strong, sustainable and profitable industry leadership positions in new and emerging categories. Raj brings entrepreneurial drive and success, and a rich depth of corporate experience across...

Personal Learning Networks

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Thoughts on PLNs

Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

  • Length: 19:12
  • Author: TED

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Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of...

Twitter for Beginners

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Get started using Twitter for professional networking and development with this introductory course. We'll cover how to get started and the different kinds of tweets and conversations you'll see in Twitter.Learning Objectives:Navigate the Twitter interfaceRead, send and understand different types...

Edu-Sketch: How to Start a PLN

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a short description of how to start a PLN

Schools out - Personal Learning Environments

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Looks at the reasons to move from the industrial schooling system to Personal Learning Environments

Teaching with Twitter

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Teaching with Twitter, presented as part of Wicks, D., Via, S., & Rhode, J. (2011, January 27). Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education. Presented online for the Northwest eLearning Community January 27, 2011

Engage Me!

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Pupils from Robin Hood primary school, Birmingham, worked with a film crew from the National College for School Leadership to express their desire to use their favourite technologies for learning in school.Also posted on the NCSL Future website - Hood primary school...

Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

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While there are some nay-sayers who bring up some negative effects of technology on education in the classrooms, mainly budgetary reasons, using new technologies is the future of the education system.The following reasons should silence the nay-sayer and help them heed the wisdom from Sheryl...

Will Richardson - Personal Learning Networks

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Will Richardson is a parent, educator, speaker, author, and blogger. Will is trying to answer the question, "What happens to schools and classrooms and learning in a 2.0 world?"

Education Today and Tomorrow

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This video was created by Tom Woodward of Henrico County schools in Virginia. Tom used the work of Karl Fisch from Colorado who created a PPT using various quotes and statistics from "flat world" thinking. Used with permission

How To Build Your PLN (Professional Learning Network)

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This short video is an introduction to PLNs; known also as "Professional Learning Networks" and "Personal Learning Networks." These simple, organic networks help professionals to continually learn and add new skills and knowledge through informal learning. I'd be delighted to add you to my PLN,...

Personal Learning Networks ~ Continuous Professional Development

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Who's in your personal/professional learning network? Are you one of 1,000s of educators who use the internet to enhance their classrooms?

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

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This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills. Equally important, it serves to motivate district level leaders to provide teachers with the tools and training to do so.

21st Century Learners

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A video that depicts what high school students want when it comes to teaching and learning in the 21st century.

Facebook in the Classroom

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A pedagogical approach to using the interactive and user-oriented features of Facebook as a model for the 21st century writing classroom.

How 2(.0): Personal Learning Networks, 1/4

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First of a series of short videos explaining Web 2.0 to teachers.

What is a PLN - Marc-André Lalande's take

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What is a Personal Learning Network? This is Marc-André Lalande's take on the matter in less than two minutes.

Why Educators should be using Twitter - Justin Tarte

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I created this video to help share the power of Twitter for Educators. Bringing some of the best Educators together from around the world to learn, share and collaborate is the perfect path toward growth and development.

Using Technology to Teach English Language Learner

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TeacherTube User: achutson10TeacherTube URL: is a math video lesson to help you with new math, math tricks, and or simple math questions you may have. Ideas on how educators can incorporate technology into the classroom to serve ELL8217s

Digital World: Teachers Today

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A short commentary about how teachers are changing the culture of education in the 21st century through the use of technology and web 2.0 created at

Why Do We Connect

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Everyday parents, students, and educators connect through blogs, wikis, Twitter, and other forms of social media. This video explains why. For more information visit Music is Hear Me by DJ Blue,

Personal Learning Environment from ROLE Project

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A language learning scenario using web widgets for learning English text and vocabulary. The widgets were developed in the ROLE Project.http://role-project.euProduced by Stefi Moiszi - imc information multimedia communication AG, Germany by Karen Velasco - The British...

Social Media Revolution 2 (Refresh)

Tags: Social  Media  Revolution  2  (Refresh) Social Media Revolution 2 is a refresh of the original video ( with new and updated social media & mobile statistics that are hard to ignore. Based on the book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman.

PLN Research 2010: Why have one?

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Companion video to research about PLNs that was conducted at the beginning of 2010. Full results can be found at: