My PLN So Far

So far my Personal Learning Network is slowly growing. Slowly but surely. I guess we are only in the beginning of week three  so I have accomplished a fair bit by having:

On my Blog-

19 posts

777 page views

57 comments

27 followers

I follow 20 other Blogs including 14 EDC3100 students and 6 outside of the EDC3100 group Blogs

A couple I would love to mention who I find very informative and interesting is

Sonia from  http://soniathistlethwaite.wordpress.com/

Pamala from http://pamelajory.wordpress.com

And Aspen from http://aspenforgan.wordpress.com

I really recommend checking out and following each of their Blogs as well!

On Twitter:

Made 27 Tweets

13 followers

34 following In which a big hand full of those are outside of the EDC3100 group.

I am learning from my fellow pre-service students and also many ICT and education professionals out in the field. Hopefully I am able to learn from as well as help many more people to come and increase my following and followers in the future. If you would like to follow me on Twitter I am @teaganchilds.

Teagan.

 

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Writing effective and engaging blog posts

After becoming aware of this wonderful Blog (Edublogs Teacher Challenges) I felt it needed a whole post dedicated to it. What an amazing resource for all teachers to benefit from!

It is a Blog series that is focused on helping educators set up their own personal / professional educator blogs.  It also has the other option of Blogging with Students if you want to work through their series designed to help you set up student and class blogs!

Edublog is designed to increase your skills while providing mentors who’ll support your learning. Have fun and the opportunity to ask for help, by leaving a comment, any time you need assistance!

This is definitely one resource I want to remember when I finally become a teacher and am trying to integrate ICTs into my teaching.

Teagan.