Series III: Building Your Personal Learning Network (PLN)
Session Title
Dates
Objectives: Participants will…
Revisiting Series II Topics
6/13/11
6/15/11
6/16/11
  • Review previously learned material & concepts related to instructional technology
  • Exhibit how they have been using technology to facilitate teaching & learning in GCS
Using Google Groups
6/13/11
6/15/11
6/16/11
  • Explore the concept of PLNs
  • Engage others to exchange ideas by creating groups & inviting others to them
  • Find & join other groups related to their content areas
Safe School Networking I:
Schoology
6/20/11
6/24/11
6/27/11
  • Explore the importance of social networking & internet safety
  • Use a safe social networking site as a learning & teaching tool
Safe School Networking II:
Edmodo
6/20/11
6/24/11
6/27/11
  • Review social networking in the classroom & for building PLNs
  • Use a safe social networking site as a learning & teaching tool
Safe School Networking III:
Scribblar
6/20/11
6/24/11
6/27/11
  • Explore online collaboration by subject area
  • Collect online resources
  • Exchange ideas & concerns with others
Keeping Track with a Diigo Library
7/11/11
7/19/11
7/25/11
  • Gather & tag resources for teaching & learning
  • Learn how to bookmark & annotate webpages
  • Exhibit their knowledge by sharing their libraries
  • Explore & join Diigo groups by content area
Reflect & React:
Blogging for Learning
7/11/11
7/19/11
7/25/11
  • Reflect on their practice through the use of blogs
  • Read & respond to other blogs related to education
  • Engage in discussion about reflective writing for teachers & students in the classroom

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