November 17, 2011
Nominations For Edublog Awards Now Open!
Nominations for this year’s Edublog Awards are now being accepted! This is where you can nominate your favorite blogs for a variety of awards (it’s a long list, but check it out below). You can learn all about deadlines, the nominating process, and categories at Nominations Open – The 2011 Edublog Awards are on! In a nutshell:
- Write a post that includes your nominations on your blog, link to them and link to this site (See an example from 2009.)
- Use the form at the bottom of this page to send us a link to your nominations
- Best individual blog
- Best individual tweeter
- Best group blog
- Best new blog
- Best class blog
- Best student blog
- Best ed tech / resource sharing blog
- Most influential blog post
- Best twitter hashtag
- Best teacher blog
- Best librarian / library blog
- Best School Administrator blog
- Best free web tool
- Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast
- Best educational wiki
- Best open PD / unconference / webinar series
- Best educational use of a social network
- Lifetime achievement
- Nominate in as many categories as you want
- You can’t nominate yourself 😉
- Nominations must be made somewhere public – your blog, a forum on a ning, a school website, etc.
- Even if you see your favorite has already been nominated, it is best to nominate them again
- Categories are competitive, and only the most nominated will make it to the voting round
- Share your nominations using twitter (#eddies11), facebook, Google+ and email
Feel free to nominate your humble webmaster at Ask a Tech Teacher.
Now back to our regularly scheduled posts…
Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and creator of two technology training books for middle school. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s seeking representation for a techno-thriller that she just finished. Any ideas? Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.