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The Top 100 Bloggers of 2013: Ten Niches, Ten Bloggers! Welcome to this compilation of the top 100 bloggers of 2013! I’m going to go through ten separate categories and take a quick look at all the best and brightest from those markets. Ranging from health and fitness to SEO and internet marketing, there’s a lot of fantastic bloggers. This list won’t be the be-all and end-all of the ultimate blogging enthusiasts, but it will feature many bloggers who have stood out and are pretty recognisable in their respective niches. So without further ado, let’s dive right in! Top 10 Social Media/Internet Marketing Bloggers Jeff Bullas – Jeff Bullas is a very popular social media blogger, who runs a popular blog all about social media and online market (bet you weren’t expecting that!. Jason Keath – Jason founded Social Fresh, a social media company that has grown exponentially since its inception back in 2008. Kim Garst ­– Kim runs both a personal blog as well as Boom! Stanford Smith ­– Mr.

MindShift | How we will learn MindShift explores the future of learning in all its dimensions. We examine how learning is being impacted by technology, discoveries about how the brain works, poverty and inequities, social and emotional practices, assessments, digital games, design thinking and music, among many other topics. We look at how learning is evolving in the classroom and beyond.We also revisit old ideas that have come full circle in the era of the over scheduled child, such as unschooling, tinkering, playing in the woods, mindfulness, inquiry-based learning and student motivation. Contact the us by email.

Bud the Teacher | Inquiry & Reflection for Better Learning Yesterday, I had the opportunity to sit in on a conversation with some smart folks in the maker education community1. We were continuing a conversation we started on Twitter a month or so back. You can watch a recording of yesterday’s piece of the conversation here. You should listen/watch the conversation. Read More What’s the Pretty Thing? This is a post in two voices that lives in two places. Read More A First Draft in Two Voices Some of this post has been in my drafts folder for maybe a couple of months now. Read More On Boundaries, Constraints, & Kits I really appreciated Jennifer’s post last week about body image and where she saw large kids reflected, or misreflected, in literature. Read More I Was a Fat Kid. I’m writing a series of posts about my experiences at CMK. Read More #CMK18 – Make Magic Happen. My family spent some time today in Mesa Verde National Park. Read More Some Truth Amidst Our Tourism I’m writing a series of posts about my experiences at CMK.

prezi tutorial for writing. In my last blog post, I tried to explain what Prezi actually is and how it should be (or shouldn't be) compared to PowerPoint. In this post, I will try to explain some of the basics of using Prezi. Signing up: The sign-up process is pretty easy. After you have received your confirmation e-mail, you can log on to the site and start creating your own Prezis. First steps: After clicking the "New Prezi" button you will be asked to give a title for your presentation. The Editing "Canvas": Now you are at the editing area of your Prezi. After this point, you will start creating your presentation. Click here to continue reading Part 3

Top 100 Marketing Blogs Marketing blogs are awesome. If you look hard enough, you can find advice, tips and tricks to improve every aspect of your marketing strategy, as well as amazing free marketing resources. As a result, we’ve decided to take the hard work out of finding the best blogs. We’ve listed no less than the Top 100 Marketing Blogs from all over the internet. Jump to: Top 10 Content Marketing BlogsTop 10 Inbound Marketing BlogsTop 10 Digital Marketing BlogsTop 10 Email Marketing BlogsTop 10 SEO and SEM BlogsTop 10 Blog Marketing BlogsTop 10 Social Media Marketing BlogsTop 10 Entrepreneurial BlogsTop 10 Marketing Conversion and Analysis BlogsTop 10 Copywriting Blogs Top 10 Content Marketing Blogs 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Top 10 Inbound Marketing Blogs 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. iAcquire You’ll find no automation at iAcquire, as they pride themselves on a personal and expert approach to marketing – themes which recur in their excellent marketing blog. 18. 19. 20. Top 10 Digital Marketing Blogs 21.

Virtual Worlds Research Discussion Group / FrontPage Apps in Education 21Classes – Classroom and Education Blogs - Home Collaborative Writing Why Collaborative Writing? Group writing assignments have traditionally been confined to a word processing program where one group member would attempt to record all of the group's ideas into one coherent product. However, having your students write collaboratively online allows them to share ideas in real time, peer edit, contribute to the writing process from any computer with internet access and they can share their live edits with you with a unique web address for their paper. Online, collaborative writing is an outstanding platform for a group writing assignment because it allows all group members to participate in the writing process. Some of the key advantage of online, collaborative writing include: Live, real time feedback. Collaborative Writing Tools There are a number of platforms available to students and educators to begin writing collaboratively online. Google Docs offers a more robust collaborative writing platform. Collaborative Writing Platforms: Google Docs 101 Tutorial

Blogging Resources For Bloggers WikiMatrix - Compare them all 100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General Let the world’s top scientists explain exactly how they do their job when you listen to these lectures. Science and Engineering From materials science to the study of thermodynamics, learn more about the science of engineering here. WTC Lecture – collapse of WTC Buildings: Steven E. Biology and Medicine Chemistry Physics and Astronomy Earth and Environment Technology Science and Business

Infinite Thinking Machine Blog The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. See Also: The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You Each slide in the below presentation by Rafael Scapin contains the name, description, link, and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does. Edudemic’s Recommendations If you’re looking to try out some of these tools, here are the top 5 tools we recommend you try out (if you haven’t already). Slideshare - Get the credit and audience you deserve for your presentations! - A stellar social bookmarking service that is being used by a ton of teachers right now. PlanBoard - It’s an online lesson planner made for teachers. Evernote - Featured in Edudemic Magazine numerous times, we love all things Evernote.