i'm sorry to bother u but i need u do me a favor. we all know that u created this website so can u tell me some information about it? for example , when was it created? why did u created it? thank u so much!
I want to thank you for the prompt attention you paid to my request for membership. You facilitated the registration process and were very supportive through the NING password technical difficulty. I anticipate a great experience here in the EDU PLN.
Thomas - regarding the potential move away from Ning...I can whip up a Joomla! site with a discussion forum that should do the trick. We can have individual profiles a la LinkedIn, link to slideshare, videos or other content that educators want to post/share! Let me know....Bhupesh
Thanks professor! I've also been engaging more and more on Twitter. I'm not following over 800 educators, and I started following so many people today they had to cut me off. and it's only fifteen minutes in! I look forward to learning all sorts of things between Twitter, MethodsMatters and here. I never knew how much information was at my fingertips!
Had to go to a mandated "Beginning Teacher Assistance Program" today to update to my "lifetime" certificate and the instructor said something about how she wanted us all to develop a network from our colleagues in the room using an email list. I chuckled inside at the Twitter and Ning network I already enjoy.
Thank you so much Tom for all of the wonderful opportunities you have provided through twitter #edchat. A whole new world has blossomed before my eyes. I feel extremely fortunate that a colleague of mine turned me on to this whole scene. I feel complete re-engerized as a teacher...and it's not even Labor Day yet :)
It was great seeing you last week at NASTEC. I think what you are doing with this PLN is terrific. Your network and its resources and connections to other educators have come just at the right time for me. Looking forward to staying in touch.
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