Developing Your Personal Learning Network


How to create a Google Account -

How to Create an IGoogle Page -

Social Networks


Technology Integration

  1. **CLASSROOM 2.0** - www.classroom20.com - A social network for educators that use technology in the classroom.
  2. **ELEMENTARY TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS** - http://elementarytechteachers.ning.com - A network for teachers that teach or integrate technology in an elementary classroom
  3. I**POD USERS IN EDUCATION** http://ipodeducators.ning.com - A network for educators using ipods in the classroom
  4. Using Ning In Education - http://education.ning.com - A network for educators that use Ning in the classroom.
  5. Smartboard Users - http://smartboardrevolution.ning.com/
  6. Open Education News - A blog that highlights blog postings from other teachers, ed tech leaders etc..

English Teachers

  1. __ENGLISH TEACHERS__ - http://englishcompanion.ning.com - A social network for English Teachers


Global Projects and Collaboration

  1. Global Education Collaborative -http://globaleducation.ning.com/
  2. Online Projects for Teachers - http://onlineproj4tchrs.ning.com/
  3. Projects by Jenn - http://projectsbyjen.ning.com/


Publications of Interest


BLOGS And Feeds



A Large Listing of Educational Blogs - http://supportblogging.com/Links+to+School+Bloggers

Apple Education Blogs


Agricultural education


Art education


Athletics / extracurricular activities

  • Outram School, New Zealand. Information and results from a wide ranging co-curricular PE/PA programme. Lots of different Web2.0 tools used too.

Business / computer science education


Counseling

School counseling / college & career counseling / career education / school psychology

Drama / theater education


Education policy


English / language arts education


ESL

English as a second language (ESL) education - including blogs aimed at adult language learners

Family and consumer sciences education


Gifted education


Library / media

  • Education Technology Blog - A review of the best tools on the web that integrate technology in the K-12 classroom.
  • NeverEndingSearch by Joyce Valenza in School Library Journal
  • Tech Tips For Educators by Karen Franker at University of Wisconsin-Stout. Provides carefully-selected technology resources and tech tips of special interest to K-12 teachers and library media specialists.
  • New Trier Library by Judy Gressel & New Trier librarians - Let's begin a discussion of powerful web tools that may change the way we teach and learn.
  • Blue Skunk Blog Doug Johnson, district library media and technology coordinator in Minnesota and well-known speaker and library media advocate, comments on information, technology and libraries.
  • The Unquiet Librarian by Buffy Hamilton of Creekview HS in Georgia. Buffy makes great use of Web 2.0 tools throughout the library media program and blogs here.
  • TechnoTuesday by Cathy Nelson, a library media specialist from South Carolina who writes about integrating technology and her work with students and teachers.
  • School Library Media Activities Blog Kristin Fontichiaro, a media specialist with the Birmingham (MI) Public Schools blogsabout "how we can use Web 2.0 to deepen learning experiences for students" and her thoughts on the profession.
  • Gargoyles Loose in the Library From high school library media specialist Frances Jacobson in Illinois.
  • IASL's School Library Media Happenings Worldwide News you can use from the International Association of School Librarians.
  • AASL Blog Official blog of the American Association of School Librarians
  • Not Too Distant Future - Carolyn Foote's Blog, a media specialist in Texas
  • Media-Literacy.ca A blog about media resources, ideas and units from an elementary teacher in Ontario
  • Always Learning An literacy specialist and technology coordinator from an international school perspective
  • Media Literacy Film, documentaries and more. From Hellen Harvey, English Department Head, Booker High, Sarasota, FL
  • Aoi's Bookroom A blog from ghostlibrarian, a K-5 librarian/media specialist chronicling her web 2.0 discovery and growth.
  • The Cybrary Cite A blog from a Pittsburgh, PA Elementary Librarian. Great Information!
  • BottSpot Blog Exploring issues in education and librarianship from private school K-8 librarian.
  • 100 Best Blogs for School Librarians "These 100 bloggers serve as excellent reference resources for learning about everything from library technology to young adult fiction."
  • Discover more than books with TCPS A class page full of resources, tools, and fun discussions. Feel free to add your 2 cents... or more!


Leadership and Management Blogs

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Site
Author
Twitter
1
The Blog of Tim Ferriss
Tim Ferris
tferriss
2
Leading With Purpose
Michael Hyatt
michaelhyatt
3
Anthony Robbins Training Blog
Anthony Robbins
tonyrobbins
4
How to Change the World
Guy Kawasaki
guykawasaki
5
Daniel Pink
Daniel H. Pink
DanielPink
6
Management IQ - Business Week
(various)

7
GTD Times
(various)
gtdguy
8
Life Beyond Code Blog
Rajesh Setty
UpbeatNow
9
Dispatches from the New World of Work
Tom Peters
tom_peters
10
Three Star Leadership Blog
Wally Bock
wallybock
11
The Business Blog at Intuitive.com
Dave Taylor
DaveTaylor
12
800 CEO Read Daily Blog
(various)

13
Leading Blog
Michael McKinney
leadershipnow
14
Great Leadership
Dan McCarthy
greatleadership
15
Grant McCracken
Grant McCracken
grant27
16
NOOP.NL
Jurgen Appelo
jurgenappelo
17
Ramblings from a Glass Half Full
Terry Starbucker
starbucker
18
Ask a Manager
Alison Green
askamanager
19
John Maxwell on Leadership
John Maxwell
johncmaxwell
20
Donald Trump Blog
(various)
TrumpUniversity
21
Leadership Team
Orrin Woodward
Orrin_Woodward
22
Robin Sharma Blog
Robin Sharma
_robin_sharma
23
N2Growth
Mike Myatt
mikemyatt
24
Sanders Says
Tim Sanders
sanderssays
25
Chief Happiness Officer
Alexander Krejulf
alexkjerulf
26
Execupundit
Michael Wade
Execupundit
27
Work Matters
Bob Sutton
work_matters
28
Life Optimizer
Donald Latumahina
lifeoptimizer
29
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Rosabethkanter
30
Trust Matters
Charles Green
CharlesHGreen
31
The Bing Blog
Stanley Bing
thebingblog
32
All Things Workplace
Steve Roesler
steveroesler
33
Positive Organizational Behavior
Bret L. Simmons
drbret
34
WeeklyLeader
(various)
weeklyleader
35
Management Craft
Lisa Haneberg
Lisahaneberg
36
The Practice of Leadership
George Ambler
georgeambler
37
The Wayne Dyer Blog
Wayne W. Dyer
DrWayneWDyer
38
Brian Tracy's Blog
Brian Tracy
briantracy
39
Bob Burg's Blog
Bob Burg
BobBurg
40
RapidBI
Mike Morrison
rapidbi
41
Management Excellence
Art Petty
artpetty
42
KR Connect
Kevin Roberts

43
Dale Carnegie Blog
(various)
DaleCarnegie
44
Leading Questions
Ed Brenegar
edbrenegar
45
CEO Blog - Time Leadership
Jim Estill
JimEstill
46
Stephen R. Covey
Stephen R. Covey
StephenRCovey
47
Curious Cat Management Improvement
John Hunter
curiouscat_com
48
Ed Batista
Ed Batista
edbatista
49
Learn This
Mike King
Mike_King
50
Cranky Middle Manager
Wayne Turmel
greatwebmeeting
51
Linked 2 Leadership
Tom Schulte
tomschulte
52
Management Skills Blog
Tom Foster

53
The Back of the Napkin Blog
Dan Roam
Dan_roam
54
thoughtLeaders, LLC Blog
Mike Figliuolo
thoughtLEADERS
55
Leadership at Work
John Baldoni
johnbaldoni
56
Eric D. Brown
Eric D. Brown
ericdbrown
57
Leadership & Learning
Kevin Eikenberry
KevinEikenberry
58
Mitch's Blog
T. T. Mitchell
Mitch_M
59
Employee Engagement
David Zinger
davidzinger
60
Making Strategic Sense
Patti Dragland
strategicsense
61
Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith
coachgoldsmith
62
The Business of Management
John Hollon
johnhollon
63
Leadership in Action
(various)

64
Alchemy of Soulful Work
Chris Bailey
chris_bailey
65
The Mark Sanborn Blog
Mark Sanborn
mark_sanborn
66
Extreme Leadership
Steve Farber
stevefarber
67
Making Managers into Leaders
(various)

68
The Agile Executive
Israel Gat
agile_exec
69
Pink Slip
Maureen Rogers

70
LeaderTalk
Becky Robinson
LeaderTalk
71
The Sykes Group's OnPoint Blog
(various)

72
Management-Issues
(various)

73
Talking Story
Rosa Say
rosasay
74
Leadership Solutions
Mary Jo Asmus
mjasmus
75
Jon Gordon's Blog
Jon Gordon
jongordon11
76
Samuel Bacharach Blog
William J. Briggs
bacharachblog
77
Hiring Technical People
Johanna Rothman
johannarothman
78
Manager Skill
Andrew Rondeau
andrewrondeau
79
Next Level Blog
Scott Eblin
scotteblin
80
Michael Lee Stallard
Michael Lee Stallard
MichaelStallard
81
Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
John G. Agno

82
Get Me Jamie Notter
Jamie Notter
jamienotter
83
Leaders We Deserve
Tudor

84
Chris Brady
Chris Brady
Rascaltweets
85
CO2Partners
Gary Cohen
garybcohen
86
Unfolding Leadership
Dan Oestreich
DanOestreich
87
Leading Answers
Mike Griffiths

88
Mavericks at Work
Bill Taylor
practicallyrad
89
QAspire Blog
Tanmay Vora
tnvora
90
Business Leader Success Articles
James Chapman

91
The Six Disciplines Blog
Skip Reardon
sreardon
92
Managing Leadership
Jim Stroup
jimstroup
93
Mission Minded Management
Michelle Malay Carter

94
Leader Chat
David Witt
LeaderChat
95
Manager Tools Blog
(various)
managertools
96
Leadership Challenge
(various)

97
Top Executive Coaching
Tony Mayo
tonymayo
98
Simplicity
Trevor Gay
Trevthered
99
Cali and Jodi
(various)
caliandjody
100
Here We Are. Now What?
Terrence Seamon
tseamon
101
Management by Baseball
Jeff Angus

102
Bird's Eye View
Susan Willett Bird
gothambird
103
Lead Change Group
Mike Henry Sr.
mikehenrysr
104
Plain Talk
Eileen McDargh
macdarling
105
Lead on Purpose
Michael Ray Hopkin
michaelrhopkin
106
Mick's Leadership Blog
Mick Yates
mickyates
107
Self Leadership Coaching Blog
Andrew Bryant

108
Women's Leadership Exchange Blog
Leslie Grossman
WLExchange
109
Management Blog
(various)
aimqld
110
Phil's Leadership Blog
Phil Dourado

111
Bait, Tackle, Ice, Advice & Beer Blog
(various)
catchyourlimit
112
Joe and Wanda on Management
Nick McCormick

113
Bea Fields Blog
Bea Fields
beafields
114
Excellence in Leadership
Frank D. Kanu
FrankKanu
115
Contrarian Thinking
Etienne Laliberté
ContrarilyYours
116
Team Building
Michael Cardus
TeamBuildingNY
117
Cheryl Cran
Cheryl Cran
Cherylcran
118
The Recovering Leader
David Peck
recoveringleadr
119
The Enlightened Manager
Cheri Baker
cheribaker
120
Crossderry Blog
Paul Ritchie

121
Survival Leadership
Steve Gladis
SteveGladis
122
Studentlinc
Tim Milburn
timage
123
Lead Quietly
Don Frederiksen
donfred
124
Business Wisdom
Bill Matthies
wmatthies
125
Inspiring Excellence
Francis Kong
francis_kong
126
David Goldsmith's Blog
David Goldsmith
Goldsmith
127
Servant-Leadership Blog
(various)

128
The Syd Blog
Sydney Finkelstein
TheSydBlog
129
AskTheManager.com
(various)
Ask_The_Manager
130
Never Mind the Manager
Frode Heimen
FrodeHeimen
131
Rich Gee
Rich Gee
richgeegroup
132
Nina Nets It Out
Nina Simosko
ninasimosko
133
Lead by Example
John Baldoni
johnbaldoni
134
BrainCram
Martin Rhodes

135
Vital Integrities Blog
George Brymer
allsquareinc
136
Observations from the Front Line
Jonar Nader

137
First Friday Book Synopsis
(various)

138
IS Survivor Publishing
Bob Lewis

139
Cenek Report
Robert Cenek

140
Stephen H. Baum
Stephen H. Baum

141
Leader Business
Tom Magness
LeaderBusiness
142
Saying What You Mean
Nicole De Falco
ndefalco
143
Emerging Leadership Circle
(various)

144
Leadership is a Verb
John Bishop
johninhb
145
Personal Leadership Insight
(various)
PLI_Leadership
146
Paul Bridle
Paul Bridle
paulbridle
147
Emmanuel Gobillot
Emmanuel Gobillot
egobillot
148
Business Toolkit
Jennifer Britton
jennbritton
149
Freedom to Think and Dream Big
Geoff Snyder
geoff_snyder
150
Team Fusion
Marjorie Treu
teamfusion


Physical / health education

  • Mr Robbo- lots of ideas for integrating tech into PE
  • Physical Education Update Blog Comments on ports, coaching and PE
  • UTE Pass Elementary Physical Education agenda, units, assessments, skills and more!
  • Vermont Physical Education by the Physical Education Consultant for the Vermont Department of Education
  • smallsteps - integrating technology in Physical and Health education.
  • FitMet - A physical education and health blog. Policy, Standards, Lesson Ideas, Technology, Product Reviews
  • Bestest PE - a place to start a conversation with teachers, students, and parents about physical education in schools, reminisce about PE memories, and advice for parents and students
  • Coach's Corner Learn new ways to keep kids active, ideas on how to make P.E. fun, check out healthy recipes, and more!

Math education


Music education


Other


Preschool / early childhood education

  • Kinderblog'n
  • Organized Chaos - funny and often moving tales from the K-1 classroom experiences of special education teacher Ms. Lipstick who works in "a think tank focused on creative solutions for future problem solvers" (aka an elementary school).
  • The Early Years Blog Early childhood science teachers need their own place to find resources and get support.
  • Inside Naomi and Alexandra's Kindergarten Classroom Kindergarten co-teachers Naomi Randolph and Alexandra Savaas, will post teaching tips and strategies throughout the school year.
  • KinderKids' Blog Maria Knee 'nuf said!
  • Mrs. Cassidy's Classroom Blog Kathy Cassidy teaches a class of six year olds in Moose Jaw, Canada who are inviting the world into their classroom to help them learn.
  • 2, 4, 6, 8, Meet Me At the Garden Gate Mrs. Joanne McMahon teaches a class of kindergarten students in Alberta Canada.
  • Keeping up with the Kiddos Co-founder and Kindergarten teacher of The Child's Primary School, dives into the world of blogging head first. Check out her K class page to learn great ways to display projects, encourage creativity, share stories, and more!

Principal / school blogs


Science education


Social studies education


Special education



Superintendent / school district / central office blogs



Vocational Education

Vocational / applied / industrial technology education

World languages education



1. Many of these blogs were gathered by http://movingforward.wikispaces.com.