Increase your Personal Learning Network or What Can Web 2.0 Do for You?


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Do three things to increase your Personal Learning Network:

  1. Audience sharing – Which Web 2.0 tools / applications are have you used? – 7 Dots (blogs, RSS feed reader, library thing, wiki, podcast, Ning, de.lic.ious, youtube, MySpace or Facebook, Second Life, Flickr, twitter, iGoogle, Extra dots
  2. A Personal Learning Network or PLN is the network of places and people where you receive and share ideas for education.
  3. Your Personal Learning Network – draw yours – share a little - Download this before viewing the video below:

Video 1 - "PLN Background" -
- Now complete your Personal Learning Network handout and discuss with some people around you.

Video 2 - My PLN and Web 2.0 Story -
Video 3 - Importance of RSS/Blog readers and Twitter -

  1. What is Web 2.0 and My Web 2.0 Journey.
  2. iGoogle and David Loertscher – libraries and online courses (David in Second Life presentation)
  3. iGoogle, RSS Google reader, Facebook,
  4. Second Life
  5. School Library Learning 2.0 program
  6. Facebookand my daughter
  7. Flickr and Sara Kelly Johns
  8. Library 2.0 Tools Wiki from Joyce Valenza
  9. Doctorate and organizing sources – Wikis for sharing -
  10. Diigo for organizing sources (High School Dropout List)
  11. iTunes…iTunes U – K-12 offerings. See “Dangerously Irrelevant report on educational blog use”. JoinSLJ Podcasts.

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