PERSONAL LEARNING NETWORK RESOURCES


BLOGS

TECHNOLOGY BLOGS


Free Tech 4 Teachers

Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero

Tech the Plunge

iLearn Technology

Blogging about the Web 2.0 Classroom

NO Registration Necessary
  • Compilation of web 2.0 tools that do not require registration

EduTecher
  • Access online or via iPhone, iPad, or Android apps
  • Site features links and videos

Learning in Hand
  • Blog/Resources about mobile devices in the classroom


Get Connected: Connect to the 5 C's Through Tech
  • My blog which presents different tech resources that can be used in the world language class



LANGUAGE BLOGS


Langwitches

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day

Sra. Spanglish Rides Again

Creative Language Classroom

The Comprehensible Classroom

El Mundo de Sra. Brown

eTools for Language Teachers

NINGS


Classroom 2.0
  • Ex: Teaching Spanish with Web 2.0

Educator City (Social Networking Site for WL Pedagogy)


TWITTER

@SenorG

@tmsaue1

@SECottrell

@paulinobrenner

@sylviaduckworth

@DiegoOjeda66

@ZJonesSpanish

@tonitheisen

@josepicardo

@Larryferlazzo

@ShellTerrell

@SenoraCMT

@spanish4teacher

@martinabex

@kplacido

@karajacobs

@jjezuit


@ICTFL (also check out ICTFL on Facebook)

#langchat (Follow #langchat every Thursday night from 7-8 PM CST)


All A-Twitter about Education (Article listing top 25 tweeters in education)

HOW TO MANAGE TWEETS

Tweetdeck

Tweetchat
  • Useful for following one hashtag
Hootsuite

Twilert
  • Receive emails with updates of hashtags you follow

Paper Li
  • Create your own electronic newspaper made up of tweets from hash tags you follow.


OTHER TECH RESOURCES


Learn It In 5 (How- to Videos)
  • These how-to videos are geared toward educators

Think Tutorial

EdTech Unconference (Paid Subscription)

Edmodo
  • Join the World Languages and Computer Technology Group

Atomic Learning
  • Subscription site for individuals and districts/schools
  • Free with a membership in Illinois Computing Educators

Ed Reach
  • Links to various weekly podcasts made by educators about technology implementation
  • They started the hashtag #eduwin Teachers tweet out good things that are happening in their classrooms with the hashtag. The campaign is designed to bring positive attention to what is going on in education.

Woopid
  • Technology video tutorials


ORGANIZATIONS


Illinois Computing Educators

International Association for Language Learning Technology

EdCamp Chicago
  • EdCamp is an "unconference." Participants decide the topics and provide impromptu presentations. It is often offered at no cost. It is also a great way to network.