Personal Learning Networks

Personal Learning Networks





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Personal learning networks are a great way for educators to get connected with learning opportunities, access professional development resources, and to build camaraderie with other education professionals. Although PLNs have been around for years, in recent years social media has made it possible for these networks to grow exponentially. Now, it’s possible to expand and connect your network around the world anytime, anywhere. But how exactly do you go about doing that? Check out the guide to growing your personal learning network with social media, full of more than 30 different tips, ideas, useful resources, and social media tools that can make it all possible.

Tips & Ideas

Get started developing your social media PLN with these tips and ideas for great ways to make use of social tools.


Check out these guides to find out how other educators have used social media and other tools to grow their personal learning networks.

Tools & Resources

Want to really make the most of your PLN? Use these popular social media tools for learning to grow and take advantage of your network with the latest technology.


Resources on PLN


Web 2.0 In The Classroom


Kim Cofino - Always Learning


Jennifer Dorman - Grazing for Digital Natives


Karl Fisch - The Fischbowl


Will Richardson - Weblogg-ed


Chris Smith -


Jeff Utecht - The Thinking Stick


Dave Warlick - Warlick's Colearners


Edutopia article on PLN