Developing your PLN

5 Ways to Build Your 1.0 and 2.0 Personal Learning Network

5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

Many different suggestions and approaches to building your PLN

PLN-Personal Learning Network

Connect to and Collaborate with World Languages Teachers all over the World.

Join the new ACTFL Online Community, our personal "Twitter" with opportunities to collaborate, share info, find handouts from the conference and much more

Sign up NOW for ACTFL SmartBrief a weekly e-mail compiling language education news, technology and trends, and regulatory affairs information. The newsletter will contain a brief summary of the article with links to the full original source article. Members will receive the first six (6) issues automatically, but after that will need to sign up to continue receiving ACTFL Smartbrief. Subscribers will also be able to share and post the articles to their online networks.

A must for your PLN. Follow World Language Teachers from all over the World as they post links to enhance student learning, etc. Peruse the lists below and follows teachers and techies to enhance your own learning.

Follow me (tonitheisen) and I will follow you: don't forget to add your bio.

How to use Twitter

Twitter Help for Teachers

Seven top tips for building your professional learning network with Twitter

Teachers on Twitter: teachers that have enhanced my PLN. Most of these tweeters are wild about tech. It is not just about language learning, it is about discovering new way to connect.

Twitter for Foreign Language Teachers: an extensive list. Search and start following your favorites.

Twitter for Educators for PLN Development

K-3 Resource Guide for Twitter. Good for all teachers.
Advice for teachers new to Twitter. Includes the Twitter Life-Cycle.
Go to WeFollow and find a few people to follow.
21 uses for Twitter in the Classroom. A more advanced list with Twitter apps.

Join Facebook

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Group

There are many more state organizations that have Facebook pages.

The Educator's PLN



Delicious Bookmarks

Social bookmarking: Join


Diigo Bookmarking

Diigo Group: Resources for Languages
Diigo Group:Teaching and Learning with Web 2.0
Diigo Groups: technoLanguages A group for resources about world languages, language teaching, language learning, technology in language classrooms
Diigo Group: BSEC German Teachers-Resources for teachers of German