A (PLN) Personal Learning Network, also referred to as a Personal Learning Community, is defined as an informal learning network that consists of the people a learner interacts with and derives knowledge from in a personal learning environment. In a PLN, a person makes a connection with another person with the specific intent that some type of learning will occur because of that connection.

Will Richardson's Website
Who is Will Richardson? - Will is an independent presenter and owner of Connective Learning, LLC. He promotes the implementation of Read/Write technologies in K-12 classrooms. He is also an advocate for school reform which encourages the integration of technology in learning.

Will Richardson speaks about the importance of building and supporting your own PLN (Personal Learning Network)

Will Richardson being interviewed by his former Superintendent about the importance of being a Connected Educator.

Helpful Links to Help Build and Support Your PLN
Getting Smart!
The Innovative Educator
Pinterest PLN Resources
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