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The Edublog Awards - Celebrating the best of the web in education

The Edublog Awards - Celebrating the best of the web in education
We’ve been asked to provide data about the Edublog Awards since it was started in 2004. So we’ve decided to share a walk through of the history of the Edublog Awards because it highlights: How educational technology use has changed.Why the nomination, short listing and voting have changed. Why the Edublog Awards? The Edublog Awards was set up in response to community concerns relating to how schools, districts and educational institutions were blocking access of learner and teacher sites for educational purposes. The purpose of the Edublog awards is promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media.

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Web 2.0 Toolkit for Teaching and Learning EFL Presentation Skill * * * On the Internet * * * Vance Stevens UAE Naval College, HCT, CERT, Abu Dhabi vancestev gmail.com Abstract Five Reasons Why YouTube Rocks the Classroom Digital Tools Last month, 16 teachers from across the country got together at Google’s Seattle office for the YouTube Teachers Studio — a sort of bootcamp to learn how to best use YouTube in the classroom. Jon Corippo, a Google Certified Teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, was among the group, and came back with ideas about what YouTube was great for.

2¢ Worth Listen A few weeks ago I worked and attended North Carolina's ISTE affiliate conference. I opened the NCTIES conference with a breakfast keynote address and Marc Prensky closed it with a luncheon keynote the next day. Sadly, I missed the second day of the conference. I would first offer some constructive criticism to NCTIES , and to all such ed-tech conferences across the nation and around the world. The 'F' Word - 10 Tips To Get More Out Of Facebook In Education Even the mention of the word ‘Facebook‘ is enough to send a shiver down the spine of many educators. Privacy risks and ‘friending’ students scares many teachers off using Facebook for education. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Facebook community, whether we like it or not, is enormous and it can be used in schools to do great things.

Learning Together by Robert Martínez: About Me I'm a University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA, CELTA Online, YL Extension to CELTA, DELTA and TKT Practical Tutor and Assessor with 21 years' experience in 8 different countries and currently based in sunny Sicily! I've worked and lived in Colombia, Italy, Egypt, Spain, Singapore, The UK, Canada and Vietnam. I'm interested in teacher education, integrating technology into ESOL and language assessment. I hold the Cambridge ESOL CELTA, DELTA, a PostGrad in TESOL, an MA TESOL (Merit) from Sheffield Hallam University and an MA in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching with the University of Nottingham (Distinction) - I'm a proud recipient of the UoN Weston Scholarship! I am also a speaking examiner and official presenter for various boards. I speak Spanish, Italian, some French and Portuguese.

The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You The Wordle of this list! (Click image to enlarge) One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. Top 50 Education Technology Blogs Education technology has many supporters in its movement to alter traditional teaching methods. This list of the top 50 education technology blogs includes writers, technicians and social media experts…but they all are teachers. The “movers” are teachers who facilitate learning among other teachers and in the classroom, the “shakers” teach new philosophies and innovations, and the folks “on the ground” offer news, tools and methods of using those tools in the classroom. This list is divided into those three categories, and each link within those categories is listed alphabetically.

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