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Leading with Social Media

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What is Social Media?

Social media refers to the tools through which networks are created for the exchange of ideas, resources, and collaboration.


Video from Scholastic Administrator on Eric Sheninger, Principal of New Milford High School, speaking about his usage of Twitter to build and create his PLN (Personal Learning Network)



Personal Learning Networks

A personal learning network is everyone who helps you grow professionally via different modes - blogging, face-to-face, print (books, articles), professional development workshops, social media, multimedia, and communities.


Personal Learning Networks: advice from the trenches 


Ways to Grow Your PLN




The Tools (to name a few...)



Blogs to Follow

Connected Principals

A Principal's Reflections

The Principal of Change

Reflections from an Elementary School Principal

The Educators PLN

The Honor Roll: 50 Must-Read K-12 Education IT Blogs (EdTech Magazine)

Learning in Burlington

SmartBlogs on Education

The Colorful Principal



Educators to Follow on Twitter

Eric Sheninger (@nmhs_principal)

Joe Mazza (@Joe_Mazza)

George Couros (@gcouros)

Patrick M. Larkin (@patrickmlarkin)

Michael Ogg (PrincipalOgg)

Steven W. Anderson (@web20classroom)

Jessica Johnson (@principalj)




Growing Your PLN (Google Hangout recording on YouTube)



Additional Resources

FREE Online Courses for Social Media Beginners




Tech-savvy superintendents share keys to their success

Digitally Speaking / Using Social Media to Reach Your Community

5 Ways Being a Connected Principal Benefits My Students

Social Media for Administrators

Meet Your New PD Tool

7 Tips for School Leaders New to Twitter

The Social Media Guide to Growing Your Personal Learning Network

Personal Learning Networks for Educators: 10 Tips

Inspiration in 140 Characters

For Public Schools, Twitter is No Longer Optional



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