his page contains links and materials that were shared during Dr. Cherice Montgomery's session entitled Personal Learning Networks at the IV BYU Summer Workshop for Spanish Teachers on July 28, 2010 from 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.



Guiding Questions


  • What's a network? external image images_logo_lg.gif





  • What's a "personal learning network (PLN )?"
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  • How does a PLN function in both "no-tech" and "tech-infused" ways?


  • How could you use a PLN in your classroom?

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  • What other tools can educators use to facilitate the development of PLNs for themselves and their students?



DeliciousLogo.jpg- Create your own personal collection of bookmarks that you can access from any computer in the world, and then share it with colleagues


DiigoLogo.jpg- Create your own personal collection of bookmarks that you can access from any computer in the world, and then share it with colleagues. You can also participate in discussions, follow other users, and stay connected with colleagues around professional topics of interest to you with this one.


EdmodoLogo.jpg (More info. re: Edmodo: http://cybraryman.com/edmodo.html) - A private Facebook-like interface for use in education


FacebookLogo.jpg - Stay connected with family, friends, and colleagues using Facebook's many features


external image fl-logoback.gif - An excellent listserv for world language teachers from around the world. Click this link to get to the main, searchable archive and to skim posts by month. You can also subscribe (for free) via e-mail or Google Reader


HootcourseLogo.jpg - A private Twitter-like environment for use in education that allows you to track stats


GoogleReaderLogo.gif - Pulls all of your favorite blogs, listservs (like FLTEACH), and other online media into one place, categorized by folders, so that you can browse it all at a glance

TodaysMeetLogo.jpg- Allows you to follow the flow of a single hashtag when set up (there are many other similar options)

twitter_logo_header.png- Connect with colleagues from around the world around topics of interest to you in 140 characters or less! Drop into and out of the conversation as you have time.