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Social media to support personal learning networks (PLN)
Last Updated: Aug 3, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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How social media empowers teachers


Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age

  • Informal learning is a significant aspect of our learning experience. Formal education no longer comprises the majority of our learning. Learning now occurs in a variety of ways – through communities of practice, personal networks, and through completion of work-related tasks. (George Siemens)

    Read George Siemens' article hereSiemens is one of the forerunners behind the PLN movement. In this article, Siemens discusses the theory behind PLNs. 


What my PLN means to me

Click here to read the full Wallwisher.


Authority in the Age of Overload

Personal Learning Networks for Educators

Twitter Hashtags and People to Follow

Hashtags are handy for following a group or a trend. Here is a list of Twitter educational hashtags worth following compiled by @cybraryman1. Click here to see the full page. @cybraryman1 has another page of People to follow on Twitter. He has arranged this page under subject headings; click here to see it.


Developing a Personal Learning Network


Social Networks to Build Knowledge


About Twitter


Twitter For Educators


How to use Diigolet


Social Media in Education


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Diigo for Educators

Read about Diigo for Educators and how teachers can use Diigo with their classes here


Diigo Evolution

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