Resources from Social Media and PLN

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Social Media Defined

:forms of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content (as videos)

First Known Use of SOCIAL MEDIA; 2004

from Merriam Webster

Thank You for Coming!

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to come attend this workshop. I hope that you leave with a social media tool that you believe will help you in your professional practice!
Click below to access the Popplet from our session today.


Here are some resources to get you started on twitter.
Remember that more resources are linked in the popplet above:

Wikis and Blogs

Wikis and Blogs is were it all started!
Click here to hear the history on

What is the difference between a blog and wiki?
Blog: A Web site on which an individual or group of users record opinions, information, etc. on a regular basis.
Wiki: A Web site developed collaboratively by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content.

Resources for your exploration:
Check out the spicylearningblog by Royan Lee to see how one teacher is doing it!
Diigo list of resources (including possible blogging sites)
Storify of Tools to Explore

Social Curation Tools

Social curation tools allow you to collect all the wonderful web tools available on line.

Social Bookmarking tools (allow you to collect links, take notes, share lists):

Social Curation Tools (allow you to collect a variety of media online):
Scoop It
Mentor Mob

Caution: Many web 2.0 tools require you to have an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer. They may not let you edit at school.

What will you try?