Professional Learning Community’s (PLC’s) vs. Professional Learning Networks (PLN’s), & Teacher Conventions vs. Edcamps

GotTechED Epi 19 PLCs vs. PLNs

GotTechED Episode 19: Professional Learning Community’s (PLC’s) vs. Professional Learning Networks (PLN’s), & Teacher Conventions vs. Edcamps

Welcome to GotTechED the Podcast! In this episode, Guise and Nick compare Professional Learning Communities to Professional Learning Networks.  Next, they discuss some of the differences between traditional teacher conventions and edcamps. Nick shares some surprising educational statistics while Guise gives his opinions on each one.  Finally, Guise and Nick argue over their favorite Chrome Extensions.

PLC’s vs. PLN’s

  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Professional Learning Networks

Teacher Conventions vs. Edcamps

Sobering Educational Statistics You Probably Didn’t Know

Tech Battle Royale: Chrome Extensions

  1. Nick argues for Pablo – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pablo/gfpibnlcombjoeejlongmihndgkpnjjo?ref=producthunt
  2. Guise argues for DarkDocs – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/darkdocs/jagekcabhgjlinjdcpocekgnnfidnmpi/related?ref=producthunt

Music Credits:

  1. The Degs: Shotgun http://freemusicarchive.org/music/The_Degs/
  2. @bensounds https://www.bensound.com/

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  1. Summer Professional Development
  2. Teacher Creativity, EdTech Round-table, and PD Badge System
  3. Quarter 1 Grading Tips, Pop Culture Lessons, and Being Thankful!
  4. The Art of Questioning, Preservice Teachers, & Leadership Characteristics

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About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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