August 2012 is officially Connected Educator Month here in the U.S. Today is the first of the month and there are a variety of launch events occurring, including multiple keynotes, webinars, online chats, and panel discussions. My session today is titled Connected Education and Peer Professional Development.
A few links that have been collected and curated on alternative professional development. Enjoy!
“When all think alike, then no one is thinking.” – Walter Lippman.
Would a National Professional Exchange be a viable option for AltProDev? Do you think this system could work? Would it add to the conference experience?
Thanks for your sharing your thoughts on the #SAchat post on #AltProDev @StevenHarowitz
Check out @nancywhite ‘s Full Circle Associates on Communities of Practice (CoPs). Great way to review and consider how you develop your #PLN and #AltProDev
A curation of interesting links using Scoop.it
Using social media to develop your own personal learning network
Example of #AltProDev = BreakDrink.com
Discussing #AltProDev and PLNs with @JeffJackson via a Google Plus Hangout at the #NASPAtech 2011 conference. Here is our definition for Decentralized Learning and how we look at #AltProDev
How to Develop Your PLN
Over the weekend I shared key tips and resources on PLNs for learning and #AltProDev at the NACA Mid America Conference. http://bit.ly/nacamamPLN11
How To Develop a PLN:
- Explore the Network
- Establish Your Identity
- Personalize Your Experience
- Connect to a Community