What is a PLN (Personal Learning Network)?

My definition of a PLN is an online learning environment set up by educators for those interested/involved in education. It’s a place to share information, ideas and opinions; sort of like an online book club for teachers and facilitators in education. After viewing many and varied PLN’s, I have come to the conclusion that it can be whatever the creator wants it to be. There is so much media available to the PLN creator that the possibilities are endless. Each week I will try to include a handy hint (something that helped me in my learning and hopefully will help you too).

So, Handy Hint #1: a blog I found by chance when starting on my own PLN:


This PLN will predominantly be about LEARNING SPACES.

(Retrieved fromhttp://www.twickenhamacademy.org.uk/images/18.1924413612b1325799980003232/learning-spaces.jpg, 2013)