Session 3

1:00 - 1:30: Developing your PLN

  • Why do teachers need a PLN?
  • How can you build your PLN?

Readings:
  1. First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator by Kim Cofino
  2. Five Tips for Creating a Global Classroom by Kim Cofino
  3. How to Connect Your Students Globally by Kim Cofino
  4. First Steps Towards Becoming a 21st Century Educator by Kim Cofino
  5. 6 Reasons Students Should Have Their Own Blog
  6. Connection - The best professional development for educators (Craig Skinner)
  7. Coincidence or Connection? by Chris Betcher
  8. The 21st Century Educator (resources from Kim's presentation)

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1:30 - 2:00: Exploring effective tools for collaboration


2:00 - 2:15: Project Time:

Task: Determine some of the tools you plan to use in your project? What makes these tools the right ones for the task? Document your thinking on this Google Doc.