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2010 Edublog Awards- Thank you!

The 2010 Eddies (Edublog awards) are here.  This is the 7th year of the Edublog Awards.  Last year I won an award for Best Educational Tech Support blog.  I couldn’t be more honored.  The Edublogs are a truly special award because you have to be nominated by those who read your blog.  It is truly humbling to be nominated by all of you, who I hold in such high esteem, for an Edublog Award.  This year I (or a project I was involved with) was nominated in several categories.  Of course I would love your votes, but looking at the line up, there are so many incredible blogs to choose from I will understand if you don’t!  Regardless of who you vote for, be sure to check out the blogs, conversations, and people nominated.  You are bound to discover some new and wonderful people to follow and conversations to join in. You can click on the badges below to vote in each individual category. iLearn Technology was nominated for Best Individual Blog: I was nominated for best individual tweeter- ktenkely (this category shocks me the most!) Best Group Blog- Cooperative Catalyst (I am honored to be one of the contributors to this blog!) iLearn Technology was nominated for Best Resource Sharing Blog: I was nominated for two Most influential blog posts – Do you want to form an alliance with me? and Twitter Academy: iLearn Technology was nominated for best educational tech support blog: The Reform Symposium (of which I was an organizer) is nominated for Best Educational Webinar Series: The Reform Symposium was also nominated for Best use of a PLN: Thank you for the nominations and votes, but more importantly, thank you for the ways that you support and encourage me every single day through comments, tweets, RT’s and sweet notes, I appreciate my readers more than I can say!

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Project PLN November Issue: Sharing issue

Posted by admin | Posted in inspiration, professional development, Project PLN, Teacher Resources | Posted on 29-11-2012

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I’m a little behind this week (actually this year has been one big game of playing catch-up).  Last week, Nick and I published the latest issue of Project PLN.  It is worth reading through, it gave me just the right jolt of inspiration to tackle some of the catch-up project that have been on the outskirts for too long.  I hope it does the same for you!  You should know, right now I am giving myself giant pats on the back for posting the November issue here BEFORE December.  Sometimes it is the little things that keep you going :)

Here in the US we are polishing off the last of the Thanksgiving leftovers.  Luckily those things that we are thankful for linger much longer than the turkey.   You know what we are thankful for?  Our PLN!  You all are truly incredible.  We are so thankful for the ways that you share with us (and educators around the world).  A BIG thank you to all of our contributors for the November Sharing Issue. We wouldn’t be able to do this without you. That is the truth!

This issue is jam-packed full of great lesson ideas(grammar can be fun, Count of Monte Cristo on trial!), helpful techy tips (great Google Chrome extensions), inspiration to keep plugging ahead, and much more!  Take some time to relax and be inspired this week. Consider this issue a big THANK YOU for all that you do for education every day.

We are now accepting submissions for the March Issue. We have decided to label it the “Innovation Issue”. We want to dedicate this issue to creative/innovative ideas in education and in classrooms.  What are you doing in your school/classroom that others should be?  What needs to change?  What adjustments must be made to allow room for this innovation?

If you think you have something awesome to share, please send an email to ProjectPLN10@gmail.com and we will add it to the March Issue. Please follow the guidelines for submissions below so we can quickly and easily load your posts to the site.

Please email the article or link to the article to ProjectPLN10@gmail.com

Please include a small bio that includes your blog, Twitter handle and other information you would like to share. A picture is encouraged, but not required.

It may be a piece you have published on your blog already. A good idea is still a good idea even if you had it a few months ago.

Please submit posts by Monday March 4. We expect for the issue to go live on Tuesday March 12.

Thanks again for all of the support you have given Project PLN over the years.

Have an awesome school year,

Kelly  and Nick

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