Are You A Connected Learner?

"Connected learners develop networks and co-construct knowledge from wherever they live. Connected learners collaborate online, use social media to interact with colleagues around the globe, engage in conversations in safe online spaces, and bring what they learn online back to their class-rooms, schools, and districts." (page 6-7 of the Connected Educator's Toolkit)

What is a Personal Learning Network? (PLN)

Whether you call it a "personal learning network" or professional learning network", these are the people that you have chosen to connect to.

What is Twitter?

Why Twitter?

Getting Started

  • Create a Twitter account
  • Pick a Twitter name
  • Upload a profile pic
  • Write a bio (We want to know who you are)
  • Find conversations that interest you (Check the chat list below for hashtags)
  • Find people to follow

New to Twitter? Here's A Few Accounts for Follow to Start!

What's A Hashtag?


  1. (on social media sites such as Twitter) a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign (#) and used to identify messages on a specific topic.

Educational Chats by Topic

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