This week in my CEP 810 class for Michigan State College my college students are tasked with creating an idea map to look at their skilled studying networks (PLNs). I’ve accomplished shows on this matter, advocate for and promote the facility of PLNs, and contribute to mine regularly so I assumed this might be alternative for me to replace and replicate on my PLN map. 

What I Discover

  • I’ve an in depth community. This may occasionally not come as a shock to most, as I’ve been within the discipline for 28 years. What is important about this, nevertheless, is that although I’ve been within the discipline for a very long time I’m nonetheless studying from others, searching for assist from others, and giving again to my community. 
  • I contribute as a lot as I devour. For me, I see this as one of many inside traits of being an educator- to share. I typically will discover assets that relate to the work others are doing and can cross content material on. Those that join with me are used to my “FYI” or “Considered You” emails with hyperlinks to content material I believe they will use.
  • I are inclined to predominately join with colleagues who share my similar viewpoints on schooling. This may be seen as each a constructive and a detrimental. Given the character of the world in 2020 & 2021 between politics and pandemics, that is one thing I must do to attain steadiness proper now.
  • I lean on totally different networks at totally different instances, primarily based on constraints and wishes. One of the best half is my community is at all times there after I want them.

Under my map are some assets that I’ve created in case you are taken with studying extra concerning the energy {of professional} studying networks.

Nicole’s PLN idea map


Weblog Posts I Have Written

Tricks to Construct Your PLN

Mapping Digital Areas: The place You Go Determines How You Develop

How I’m Studying… Proper Now  

Being a Linked Educator

Displays I Have Given

Keep Curious: Develop, Join, and Share

The Significance of a PLN Throughout A Pandemic

Skilled Development Via PLNs

Inform Your Story with Twitter

Social Media Assist

The Energy of the # Signal

Social Media That Helps PLNs

Instructional Fb Teams

Twitter Suggestions