Continuing our guest post tradition, which I hope you’re loving, here’s another one on the gratitude of a great PLN. Our guest author is Carol McLaughlin, from Birmingham, Alabama.
“I’ve always felt a little odd. A lone wolf. I usually don’t mind, but you rarely grow in isolation. You need others to encourage you. To push you. To inspire you.
I had no idea I needed a Twitter PLN. I didn’t even know what a PLN was until 8 years ago around this time actually. I was in the last PD session before we were out for Thanksgiving holidays. To say we were all ready to go was an understatement.
The PD was edcamp style and the last session was entitled, “Building a PLN.” I went to it because the others were all on academics areas and I wanted to learn something totally different.
However, I had no idea this session was about to change me in so many ways.
I went to the session and was introduced to Twitter. We all joined and I sent out my first tweet. I enjoyed the session but I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue using it. BUT…I was intrigued enough to give it a try.
My mom had recently had knee surgery so we all had to stay the living room most of the holiday since she was still recovering. We all sat around watching holiday movies and I thought it would be a good time to explore Twitter…”
Curious and want to read more? Visit the rest of this post by clicking here http://aneducationalphoenix.edublogs.org/2018/11/04/grateful-for-a-fellowship/