In this short presentation, Elena Elliniadou from Greece gives some great tips on how to build your own personal learning network to connect and collaborate with like-minded teachers around the world and receive professional and personal support for free.
Her five point PLN plan proposes:
- Step 1 - Set up a blog
- Step 2 - Pick 5 blogs and start reading them on your blog roll
- Step 3 - Set up an iGoogle account and subscribe to blogs in Google Reader
- Step 4 - Comment
- Step 5 - Join a professional social network
Prepared to be inspired!
Of course, the desire for humans to collaborate with each other on the internet is nothing new. Have a look at this fascinating report from the early days of the web to see what I mean. Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo and Shell Terrell for the heads up. Plus ça change!