Shortly after the #oklaed chat Sunday night, Oklahoma Gazette reporter Ben Felder asked for feedback from participants:
#OklaEd is there a teacher who would be open to sending me email w/ few thoughts on what community of ed blogs/Twitter chats has meant to u?
— Ben Felder (@benfelder_okg) January 19, 2015
I jumped at the chance to tell my story, which I hope will encourage those teachers who still have not made the plunge into online PLCs, or dipped a toe into the weekly #oklaed chats.
You can read the story on the OKGazette.com site or download a PDF here:
[prettyfilelink size=”173 kB” src=”https://www.rethinkela.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Chats-blogs-and-a-hashtag-unite-teachers-across-Oklahoma-_-Oklahoma-Gazette.pdf” type=”pdf”]Chats, blogs and a hashtag unite teachers across Oklahoma _ Oklahoma Gazette[/prettyfilelink]
If you're interested in building your own online professional learning community (Please join us Sunday night on Twitter!), feel free to download the special report I've created to guide you through the process.