DIY ProD using Personal Learning Networks

It is a new year which means new learning goals! We have talked in the past about the respect I have for the digital space granting adult learners the autonomy to DIY their own learning. Today we are going to dig into Personal Learning Networks, and how to promote a culture of life long learning well after you leave the traditional classroom.  My latest article for the Yellin Center is attached below! Happy Learning! Continue reading “DIY ProD using Personal Learning Networks”

New Article: DIY Professional Development for Adult Learners

 I spend great deal of time writing about educational technology and showcasing resources I have created for the k-12 audience.  Mostly because I love digital innovation, so I jump at any excuse to tinker with a new gadget.  Even more than that I love creating new materials with bright colors and peppy text. You can’t take the elementary school teacher out of me even if you tried.  However, a large component of my nine to five job is working with adult learners. Professional development was also the topic of my undergrad research project, and I design a fair amount of professional learning experiences for mature learners. This week I decided to share some of that knowledge as I discuss professional learning. So I took a break from app reviews and learning resources to talk a little about how adult learners can access learning in non-traditional environments. Below you will find a copy of my article for the Yellin Center Blog. Enjoy!

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