Next #BETTChat: 19th May 2015
No one can deny the power of Social Media for making connections, likewise, it is impossible to ignore the potential benefits of using social tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest to connect with like minded professionals and to share best practice / resources. In education, the terms ‘Connected Educator/Teacher’ and PLN (Personal Learning Network) are becoming more and more popular however, what does it actually mean to be a connected educator and how does a teacher become ‘connected’? These are just some of the questions I will be asking in the next #BETTChat session.
Please join me (@clcsimon) using the hashtag #BETTChat
Q1. What does it mean to be a connected educator?
Q2. What are the benefits of being a connected educator?
Q3a. How can teachers use social media technology to become more connected?
Q3b. What non-technological ways can help a teacher to become more connected?
Q4. What are your tips for becoming a connected educator?
Q5. One benefit of being a connected educator is being able to expand your PLN. Where do you go/who do you go to for inspiration?