Crafting a #PLN

The following are my notes for a preso on Crafting a PLN.

Crafting a 

Personal Learning Network
Session Overview:

Today, we have the potential to tap into a flow of conversation, a web-based learning ecology, that we can learn from 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Who you choose to follow in that conversation is YOUR PLN. We’ll explore some of the workflows.

‘appy Connections
Activity Outline
Apps Featured:

Video Tutorials:
  1. HootSuite Video (Outside of ECISD at YouTube)

Articles To Read-n-Tweet About:
  1. New Face of PD
  2. 5 Ways To Get Quality PD This Summer
  3. Hitch Your Wagon


(created in Haiku Deck presentation app, then dropped into Explain Everything)


Exploring Hashtags:
EC3 Teacher Academy - #ec3ta13
EC Tech Ops - #ectobuzz
Education - #edchat
iPads in Education - #ipaded

Twitter List Setup - Follow specific people
Now You Try It:

Organize Your Hashtags in Hootsuite streams on your computer, then setup Hootsuite on your iPad.

  Read one of these articles and tweet a “take-away.” Add hashtag of #ec3ta13 at the end.

Apps Featured:
  1. Read It Later’s Pocket app
Drinking from the Internet Firehose


Create Your Pocket account (Computer)
    Install the Pocket app on your iPad

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