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Resources - Professional Learning Network (PLN)

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Embrace the power of learning communities | eSchool News | eSchool News

Professional learning communities have limitless potential for today's educators During my second year of teaching, I learned an invaluable lesson: learning communities have the power to enrich our professional and personal lives. I learned this lesson firsthand when I participated in a "critical friends" workshop sponsored by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.

Using online communities of practice for continuous improvement | eSchool News | eSchool News

Online CoPs enable like-minded educators to share ideas, questions, successes, and failures, while collaborating to find solutions Today's smart educator needs to become better connected to resources, tools, learning activities, and peers-both inside and outside school. The growth of online communities of practice (CoPs)-often a chief component in professional learning communities-reflects a continued commitment to working collaboratively with your peers toward improving student success.

25 Tips To Reduce Teacher Burnout

by Lisa Chesser There's a reason why teachers receive a sad, knowing nod from others at a dinner party or when meeting new people. The profession kicks us around and often kicks hardest when we're down. We teach for the pleasure of sharing a subject or skill that we love and hope to infuse a passion in someone else.

8 Ideas, 10 Guides, And 17 Tools For A Better Professional Learning Network

Personal learning networks are a great way for educators to get connected with learning opportunities, access professional development resources, and to build camaraderie with other education professionals. Although PLNs have been around for years, in recent years social media has made it possible for these networks to grow exponentially.

SchoolCIO Blogs - DAILY INSIGHT: School's out for summer

DAILY INSIGHT: School's out for summer By Jon Castelhano, CIO Advisor Willie Style Who can forget when the Fresh Prince was throwin' down "summer, summer, summertime, time to sit back and unwind?" I am showing my age with that bit of information; that song was the first single on his Homebase album, released in May of 1991, nice play record studio.

Maximizing PLC time to flip your class

Recently we have been talking with a number of people about how to best implement flipped learning, and one hurdle mentioned over and over by teachers is that they do not have enough time. Many fee

3 Ways Personal Learning Networks Are Evolving

by Peps Mccrea, The notion of a Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a familiar concept these days. Yet, the nature of Personal Learning Networks is evolving as the range of tools available to support them increases, and our rapport with those tools becomes more sophisticated.

Whatsapp as an Excellent Learning Tool!

Whatsapp is an excellent messaging tool which has captivated one and all. Connecting with friends, near and distant, has become easy with Whatsapp. You have groups connecting you to school, college, society etc. friends who you don't meet anymore. There are office groups too.