Sometimes I'm ten steps ahead of my own thoughts... I haven't posted an update in a while and a conversation with a PE teacher sparked me to share about connecting via social media. I've since realized that for someone new to the idea of PLN, simply urging them to create one isn't enough. Where do you begin?
What are you looking for?
First, consider what or who you're looking for. Are you looking to connect with other teachers in your subject area? Are you looking for inspiration for your classroom? Are you looking for project ideas?
Next, pick a platform and begin to explore.
Find one person or idea. Check links and followers. Find a source that works for you - a blog, a user, a collection.
The list below includes some of the main social media platforms used by educators.
Based in Doha currently, I am a technology-advocating learning junkie.