Thank you Edublogs for providing this opportunity to acknowledge amazing educators around the globe, and for raising the awareness of the awesome impact social media and web 2.0 can have on our learning and our learners.
Here are my nominations for 2011-2012:
|Integrating Tech in the Primary Classroom|
Best individual tweeter: Joan Young @flourishingkids
Best group blog: Our World, Our Stories
Our World, Our Stories is a new group blog for primary students to connect and share with others around the globe about their community, their lives, their creativity, and their experiences. This is a great blog for all classrooms to connect with other classrooms around the world. The classrooms involved are:
|Our World, Our Stories|
- 2KM and 2KJ from Victoria, Australia
- B4 from New Zealand
- Mrs Yollis’ third grade class from California, USA
- Mr Salsich’s third grade class from Connecticut, USA
- Melody Watson’s 2/3 class from Canada
- Andy Sefa Boachie and his students from Ghana
- Miss Usher’s standard 3 class from Punta Gorda, Belize
Best new blog: Travelling with Mr 'Davo' Devil
|Travelling with Mr 'Davo'|
|Mrs. Yollis' Blog|
Best ed tech / resource sharing blog: What Else
Most influential blog post: Top 10 Twitter Tips! by Kathleen Morris
|Top 10 Twitter Tips!|
Best twitter hashtag: #comments4kids @wmchamberlain
Best teacher blog: Dare to Care by Denise Krebs
|Dare to Care|
Best School Administrator blog: This and That by Jon Castelhano
Best free web tool: Twitter
Twitter is the best free resource I've been introduced to. The people I connect with, and resources and ideas shared on Twitter are a huge part of my professional development, learning, and growth.
Best educational use of audio/video/visual/podcast: Mr. Avery's Classroom Blog
|Mr. Avery's Classroom Blog|
Best open PD/unconference/webinar series: Serendipity/Fine Focus Webinars
Best educational use of a social network & Wiki: #elemchat
I absolutely love the discussions and professional development through the #elemchat on Twitter. Furthermore, exploring the archive to revisit amazing resources and ideas are a must. I'm grateful to all those involved in this!
Lifetime achievement: Sue Wyatt
|Miss W -- @tasteach|
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