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Created in January 2008 to facilitate conversation at a session for the ECIS ' ISTE IT Leadership conference in Prague.


  • 1.Julie Lindsay Qatar Academy [email_address] Prepared for ECIS/ISTE IT Leadership Conference Prague, January 2008


  • An extended community of people that you can interact with regularly

A personally chosen collection of resources you can go to when you want to learn something Photo credit: 3.

  • Foster conversation and social learning through connectivity and interactivity

Ongoing professional developmentMake important professional connections globally 4.

  • Encourages a global perspective

Acts as a lifeline for quick fixes Caveat: A network is only as valuable and useful as what participants contribute Photo credit: Gets educators sharing, communicating and collaborating 5. BLOG BLOG BLOG BLOG Reflecting Sharing Connecting Collaborating Posting Commenting 6. Micro-Blogging Microbogging with 140 characters at a time 7.

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Google reader 9.

  • Foster a PLN amongst teachers at your school using Web 2.0 tools

Bring in the global extended communityand provide opportunities for all participants Example: global conversations amongst international schools Shift Our SchoolsPodcast by Jeff Utecht and David carpenter 10.

  • My Delicious tag for PLN:

Powerful Learning Practices Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson supporting learning communities E-Learning 4 Life Ning Flat Classroom Project Ning Shift our Schools: SOS Podcast