Step 1: What is a PLN?
PLN stands for “Personal Learning Network”. It is a network of people and resources that support ongoing learning. Learning can be in many different formats like feedback, insights, documentation, etc.
Step 2: Making Connections
Teachers use social media to connect with their PLN. Teachers can use twitter, facebook, instagram, email, youtube and many other things to positively connect through the media.
Step 3: Using Twitter to Build Your PLN
Twitter is where educators can find advice, give advice, find helpful links, share work and much more.
Step 4: All About Hashtags and Twitter Chats
Hashtags can organize key words and concepts or find something your are interested in by searching the hashtag.
Step 5: Using Blogs As Part Of Your PLN
Blogs is where you can share information and tips. It is also a great place to reflect on learning and teaching practices.
Step 6: Using Curation Tools As A Connected Educator
It is important for internet user to establish skills to sift through abundance of internet content.
Step 7: Making Time to Build Your PLN
Start small, set goals and commit, establish a routine and be consistent. These steps will be beneficial for creating a efficient PLN.