Posted on December 19, 2011 by Rhondda
How I Went From Writing 2,000 Words a Day to 10,000 Words a Day A post by author Rachel Aaron (latest book: The Spirit War (Eli novel #4)) She wrote about her methodology to keep up her writing output (and staying focussed).
– 25 Free Resources from Discovery Education Discovery Education is a great resource for educators, with assessment tools, streaming videos, TechBooks (online, interactive “textbooks”) and much more.
Lilydale Connected Library#History A great collection of websites for Australian History
Learning at their fingertips – Opinion – Editorial – General – The Canberra Times Digital technology is revolutionising the classroom and schools are scrambling to keep up.
Five Forms of Filtering « Innovation Leadership Network Why is filtering important? Understanding the variety of filters available explains why there are often arguments about the discrimination process, and over what role a particular filter plays. If someone writes about filtering, and they mean ‘algorithmic filtering’, a reader thinking of filtering in terms of ‘network filtering’ is likely to misunderstand the discussion.
Digital Citizenship Resources – LiveBinder This binder is an attempt to collect and organize Digital Citizenship resources by age (grade level). Often when we think of Digital Citizenship, we only think about the safety aspects of it but being a digital citizen is much more than just being safe.
A Guide to Ebook Purchasing | American Libraries Magazine An interesting article by Sue Polanka in the magazine of the American Library Association.
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Posted on December 2, 2011 by Rhondda
It is so difficult to pick just one from so many but here is my attempt at some nominations:
- Best individual blog: This is one I read often to keep up with all things literature: Slightly addicted to fiction – Judy Jagger
- Best individual tweeter: Alec Couros He regulaly shares ideas that are useful and thought-provoking.
- Best ed tech / resource sharing blog: Free technology for teachers: So many tools and always with an idea about how they might be used in an educational setting
- Best twitter hashtag: #tlchat I love reading the tweets that offer so many ideas and challenges
- Best librarian / library blog: NeverEndingSearch from Joyce Valenza. This blog is always worth reading for its interesting, thought-provoking and relevant information
- Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast: EdTech Crew. These podcasts offer insights and ideas to all and I also like the challenges it gives me as I try to see how
- Best educational wiki: educational origami
- Best open PD / unconference / webinar series
- Best educational use of a social network: It is hard to choose as I have quite a few that I follow and visit on a regular basis but if I had to pick one – Classroom 2.0 It has such a lot of ideas and suggestions shared although I also really like the English Companion Ning as well
- Lifetime Achievement – Wes FryerI have followed his ideas via blog post and tweets from the time I began to be involved in social networking.
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