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The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

An Educator's Professional Learning Network

Torrey Trust is my guest blogger. Her topic-- personal learning networks, also known as PLNs. Here is a way for people to turn their interest in lifelong, independent learning AND social connections into a way of life. Here's what Torrey has to say about PLNs: In 1968, Licklider & Taylor predicted that computers would be used as communication devices where individuals would connect and converse with others around the world to discuss a shared topic of interest. It took 40 years, but with the invention of the Internet and social media tools, Licklider & Taylor’s predication has come true. Educators today are pursuing professional … [Read more...]