What Would an 8th Grader’s PLN Look Like?

My colleague, Tony Tepedino, is pretty much a master at developing a PLN and inspiring other professionals to develop their own. We’re co-teaching Middle School Digital Literacy classes and we’re coming up with ideas for final project choices for our 8th grade students. I wasn’t surprised to hear him suggest that one choice could be for a student to develop his/her own PLN and present it to the class. So that got me wondering who else has already explored this territory…

I found an interesting infographic (I love infographics!) on social media, teen use and perceptions that I’d like to share…

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What is initially frustrating to me is that all kinds of aspects of social media are addressed, but not much on the ability to LEARN with social media. The infographic does state that “21st century skills,” such as “communication, creativity, collaboration…

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