Nov. 6, 2019

Every Educator Needs A PLN - PPD059

Every Educator Needs A PLN - PPD059

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Reasons you need a PLN:

  1. Find great resources, lesson plans, and conferences
  2.  Share your resources & ideas
  3.  Following amazing educators and their blogs
  4.  Get support when needed
  5. Make international connections
  6.  Flatten your classroom walls
  7.  Collaborate globally on projects
  8.  Find round-the-clock inspiration
  9.  Learn the latest trends in education
  10.  Never run out of ideas for new things to try with your students

Resources Mentioned

What We’re Listening To

AJ: Planet MoneyEpisode 947: Some-of-the-Money Ball

Baseball is a winner-take-all career. There is a very small chance of making massive amounts of money. But more importantly, there is a very big chance of making almost no money. Some minor leaguers earn $8,000 dollars per year.

To have more chances of winning the baseball lottery, some players are deciding to get together and face the odds as a group. They are joining “income pools,” which could change the way baseball players, and lots of professionals, think about how we get paid.


  1. Short Wave (NPR) – New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.
  2. Loving this podcast!
  3. Office Ladies – The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week, Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind-the-scenes stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.

Stacey: How I Built This – Gimlet Media: Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber


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