What is a PLN?

  • Acronym for Personal Learning Network
  • A network which enables access to a very open and broad kind of learning through the provision of resources through blogs, forums, websites and the sharing of information to individuals  with similar interests.
  • It is a means of sharing information and interacting.
  • Educators can use PLNs to share resources, provide support, introduce and debate ideas, and celebrate learning
  • PLNs put learning into an online environment
  • It is a support network that is dynamic, creative and interactive



Teaching Village (2012). What is a PLN, anyway? Retrieved from: http://www.teachingvillage.org/2012/01/03/what-is-a-pln-anyway/


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