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Supporting Our New Teachers

I’ve been meeting with our school based new teacher mentor about  planning impactful on-boarding experiences for our newest teachers, both to the profession and the building. 697 more words

Innovative Leadership

Matthews - PLN - 7/29/2016

For my data curation tool I chose Flipboard, which I’ve been meaning to play around with for a while now; it came pre-installed on my phone and it pops up seemingly at random sometimes. 374 more words


Neal - PLN - 7/29

My biggest professional growth goal is to stay on top of the wonderful new tools and programs available to educators. I aim to be at least familiar with, if not an expert on, all of the tools in my PLN. 360 more words


PLN: Staying Connected When It's No Longer Required

The concept of a personal learning network (PLN) was, at first, an enigma, a vague entity looming in the constructs of my edtech vocabulary list. I first began one as a requirement for a class, but I can’t say that I wasn’t a bit wary to connect with such amazing (and unfamiliar) people. 841 more words


Teaching Complex Thinking: A Wicked Problem

What are some challenges that educators consider solvable, complex, or unsolvable?

The New Media Consortium (NMC) is an organization researching media, and technologies for education. The NMC and another organization,  508 more words

Mindmap PLE

    I began a mind map using MindMeister for this week’s PLN exercise. It is a tool that I am comfortable with and have used before. I thought this tool would work well with a PLN as it is a good way to graphically categorize items and is easily expanded to include further subcategories. 183 more words

PLN- what is it and why should I care?

When I think of the qualities that I try to encourage within my students, a few things come to mind: collaborative, open-minded, and innovative. There have been countless articles that I’ve read, presentations I’ve sat through, and conversations that I’ve had where a common theme of ‘pushing children to be collaborative and innovative thinkers’ seems to always arise. 775 more words

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