Sampling Self-Directed Professional Learning Online: October 19, 2015

There are three events we want to draw your attention to today.  These are excellent examples of self-directed professional learning, shared on Twitter.
a) K12 Online Conference begins today at 8 a.m. ET (watch the videos any time after that).


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b) We are participating in the #ontedleaders Twitter Challenge, outlined here:


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​(We will translate for you.  Today is: Share a picture that inspires you, and share why and how)


We invite you to play along.  Post your Twitter Challenge responses with #ontedleaders and #ossemooc


c) #cpchat – Tonight at 9 p.m.


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Course Overview

Twitter for for Self-Directed Professional Learning is a MOOC-style course.  Learning opportunities have been organized for you.  Please take advantage of all of the opportunities you can.  Invite colleagues to share the learning materials and conversations. Everything is open.  We are here to support you in your journey to becoming a connected leader.

Please feel free to leave comments on this blog at any time, or email OSSEMOOC for support.

This “mini-MOOC” is designed to be a “next step” after Twitter for Absolute Beginners

Course Overview:

Week 1: Building your online Professional Learning Network (PLN)

Week 2: Tweeting

Week 3: Curating Online Content

The hashtag for the course is #ossemooc, and we encourage you to post items of interest to other education leaders using that hashtag.