With all the information floating around the interwebs, it’s easy to get “lost in the sauce” so to speak and separate fact from fluff. However, one of the most useful buzz words I’ve come to learn and make use of is the concept of a PLN (Personal Learning Network). A PLN is a network of peers and colleagues that help you become better and learn more about your discipline. Most teachers have a defacto PLN if they have a good working relationship with the other instructors at their school or institution. But if you’re going to truly make the most of your professional relationships you need to have a plan or at least a loose outline of how to make this relationships work for you. Faculty Focus is one of my favorite resources for becoming a better instructor and once again they’ve proviced a really helpful article on building an effective PLN plan. Read the complete article here.