Monthly Archives: September 2010

PLENK10 Adding to the Online Flow

Further reflection about the flow of the internet and my associated flow with it brings me to the view that as we learn in any setting we grow and change our thinking. This shift in disposition empowers new learning especially … Continue reading

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PLENK10 – PLE & the Internet as a River

As I struggle with the process of sorting through my thinking about the relationship between my learning and the internet I keep remembering things. About a year ago I pondered with a few other Kiwis about the concept of the … Continue reading

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#PLENK10 Growing Knowledge

Am I right in thinking that PLE’s and Knowledge Networks are means to take my thinking through and past the means to give meaning to my learning world? This does sound simple. However PLENK is making me more and more … Continue reading

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#PLENK10 – Keeping it Simple

After reading the PLENK10 sources for this week I get this nagging feeling that my simple view of the world of PLE is not going to produce the best results. I am impressed by the range and depth of discussion … Continue reading

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Applying PLE to time pressured leadership roles

How can a principal develop the PLE approaches, skill sets and confidence with IT/internet settings? How can he/she shape their PLE to best fit their educational context? How can support for principals be applied to improve the situation without impinging … Continue reading

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#PLENK10 – Supporting PLE/PLN development by others

PLENK10 has sharpened my awareness for the need to consider how to support the development of PLE/PLN concepts in the daily learning work of leaders in compulsory education. In New Zealand great emphasis is being placed on school leaders being … Continue reading

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#PLENK2010 – Getting to grips with PLE

Having swum through the suggested reading list I wonder if my interpretation of PLE is in need of review. I apply a set of concepts rather than worry about the exactness of different elements in a PLE. These concepts include … Continue reading

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