Building a PLN

Personal Learning Network

What is a PLN?

To understand what a PLN is and why it is important you can must review the PDF attached titled "A guide about Twitter for Educators" this is a guide created by @ambercoggin . This guide reviews: what twitter is, why educators should use Twitter, how to get started, finding people to follow, getting to know who is following you, lingo, apps, and guidelines.

You then can chose to read one or both of the links listed below either (a) Twitter for Teachers by @kathyschrock or (b) Time to give a tweet about social media in higher education by @nicolapallitt.

I like to think of a PLN as a bridge that constantly connects you to others to collaborate, network, and build ideas upon.,. (2015). Time to give a 'tweet' about social media in Higher Education. Retrieved 26 May 2015, from

Twitter for educators PDF

Twitter for Teachers

Check out some of Kathy Shrock’s guide to Twitter page.

Time to give a Tweet about Social Media in Higher Ed

This slideshare presentation is to help you gain a clear perspective about twitter for higher education. Although this presentations is geared towards higher education professionals the information is easily adapted for those in a K-12 setting.