One of the teachers I work with once said to me, "Where do you get all this stuff?" I had sent a quick note to them about how to change the URL of a Google Doc to force the user to create a copy of the document.
Where did I get this? I can't remember for certain, but in a quick search I suspect one of these two members of my own PLN:
Kasey Bell (I "met" through Google Edu On Air - free PD on my couch in Qatar!)
Alice Keeler (I keep "in touch" through her Tweets and blog posts)
So what is a PLN?
We explored this during a session with some of our teachers.
The reality is that the PD sessions we have access to may not always be exactly what we need at the right time. Even in the best planned sessions, differentiated and selected by teachers, the focus is still decided by the presenters.
I cannot rely on external opportunities to learn new things. I know that I have to seek knowledge, rather than expect that it will find me.
I cannot wait and depend on someone to teach me when it is convenient for them.
Based in Doha currently, I am a technology-advocating learning junkie.