Nings are:
  • Social Networking
  • Collaborative
  • Structured
  • Personal Learning Networks

Example Nings in the Classroom:

http://bentonbiology.ning.com/ Benton High School Biology
http://nashzoology.ning.com/ Benton High School Zoology
http://aecwhazzup.ning.com/ Asia-Europe Classroom Connection
http://meholocausteducation.ning.com/ Maine Holocaust Educators and Students
http://i-classroom.ning.com/ Kentucky's Angela Cunningham's Civics and Geography Ning
http://centralhempfield.ning.com/ My American Studies Ning on Conspiracy Theories ---- Fizzled out when the other school was not allowed to participate
http://apgov09.ning.com/ My AP Government Ning from Spring 2009

Example Nings for Professional Collaboration (By Subject Area):

Social Studies:
http://ncssnetwork.ning.com/ NCSS (I am a member)
http://internationalpeaceandconflict.ning.com/ (I am a member)

Math:
http://mathematics24x7.ning.com/ Math 24/7

English:
http://ncte2008.ning.com/ NCTE
http://teachap.ning.com/ AP English
http://englishcompanion.ning.com/ The English Companion

Science:
http://molecularforces.ning.com/ Physics and Chemistry Teachers
http://teachingscience.ning.com/ Teaching Science 2.0
http://thesynapse.ning.com/ Biology Teachers

Web 2.0:
http://www.classroom20.com/ Classroom 2.0 (I am a member)
http://edubloggerworld.ning.com/ Edublogger Ning (for those who blog)
http://futureofed.ning.com/ The Future of Education
http://iconnectilearn.ning.com/ iConnect, iLearn in the 21st Century
http://education.ning.com/ Ning in Education
http://voicethread.ning.com/ VoiceThread for Educators
http://iwbrevolution.ning.com/ The Interactive Whiteboard Revolution
http://googleineducation.ning.com/ Google in Education
http://nextgen.ning.com/ Next Generation of Learning (I am a member)

Art:
http://arted20.ning.com/ Art Education

General Education:
http://contentliteracy.ning.com/ Content Literacy (for all subjects)
http://discoveryeducation.ning.com/ Discovery Educator Network
http://globaleducation.ning.com/ The Global Education Collaborative (I am a member)
http://pblnet.ning.com/ Project Based Learning (I am a member)
http://onlineproj4tchrs.ning.com/ Online Projects for Teachers (I am a member)
http://teachercollaborative.ning.com/ The Teacher Collaborative (I am a member)


Practice Ning:
Use this Ning to get accustomed to the interface of a Ning.
http://cypanthers.ning.com/

Create Your Own Ning:
http://www.ning.com/