Build your PLN: Connect

Want to learn how to build your personal/professional learning network? We've compiled some great resources to help you expand your outreach and become a connected educator.
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8 great ways to jumpstart your Google+/Twitter PLN

Sometimes we need connections that are more high touch than high tech. Some problems require ongoing collaboration with people we can count on to be at a given place at a given time because it matters to both of us, not just whoever happens to be online at a given moment.

Connected educators model collaboration, learning, and growth for their students by embracing those same qualities in their own professional development.

Facebook is a place where schools can take charge of their image. Check out these suggestions for building a page for your school.

Administrators can create a more connected school culture by modeling Twitter use and encouraging staff to work, play, and learn through the medium.

Here are 10 ways new school leaders can use Twitter (without feeling overwhelmed)

Explore Edutopia's guide to websites, events, tools, and other resources for Connected Educator Month.

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know You Could Do With #Twitter Search

How to make a Twitter profile that entices people to follow you via Daily Genius

4 Big Ideas Around the Connected Educator

[Infographic] Librarian Twitter Chats - great list of librarian hashtags to follow.

5 Tips for New Teachers to becoming connected educators #ntchat

Great tools to expand your professional development and PLN.

Twitter is a great place to share ideas, learn new things, and find supportive people. :)

10 Twitter Hacks To Help You Rethink Your Social Voice

Whether you’re a Twitter pro or newer to the network, whether you plan to host your own chat or if you look forward to participating in others, a bit of advance preparation could help. Here’s what we've discovered so far to help you make the most of Twitter chats.

Isn't that the truth.

A printable 1-page Twitter guide for all skill levels

35 Educators You Should Follow on Pinterest |

What The Tweet? Your Illustrated Guide To New Twitter Jargon

Not just a great list of ways to build your PLN and develop relationships, but also a list of 27 people on Twitter you should be following.

Learn ways to build your PLN so you’re not a “lone wolf.”

Intrigued? Learn more and get inspired to plan your own with these 30+ resources.

Building a professional learning network on Twitter by Tom Whitby

Top 10 Facebook Pages for Educators