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  • Nowra NSW
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Nov 14, 2012
Elizabeth Heck commented on Michael Reading's blog post How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning
"Great post! I love learning through Twitter. It has been a sensational resource!"
Jun 22, 2011
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Jun 18, 2011
Michael Reading's blog post was featured

How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?They are wondering how to filter out all the ‘noise’ and get…See More
Jun 18, 2011
Shawn Blankenship commented on Michael Reading's blog post How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning
"Excellent post and very informative.  I recently created a twitter account and I can't wait to put your tips into action.  Thanks for answering many of my questions, Shawn"
Jun 17, 2011
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Jun 17, 2011
Michael Reading replied to Chris McEnroe's discussion Virtual Faculty Meeting
"I would use Google moderator it is a part of the Google apps found under your account.  It is the easiest way to add questions and have people vote and comment on them."
Jun 17, 2011
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?They are wondering how to filter out all the ‘noise’ and get…See More
Jun 17, 2011
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How Teachers Can Use Twitter to Maximise Their Professional Learning

Posted on June 17, 2011 at 3:14am 2 Comments

Have you looked at Twitter and wondered what all the fuss is about?  Over the last few months I have been showing teachers how to use twitter to build their PLN (Professional Learning Network).  Whilst doing this I have found that teachers generally have the same concerns:

  • They feel overwhelmed with the potential information overload?
  • They are…
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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:    My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses on how educators are using their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for professional development purposes.  I need your help.  Please click on this link if you are able to spare 5 minutes or less of your time to complete a short survey containing 13 questions concerning your use of a PLN for…See More
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