Edublog 2010 Nominations

The Web20Classroom

Best Educational Webinar Series: The Reform Symposium - I was honored to give the closing keynote for this worldwide e-conference. It is that time of year again when Edubloggers from around the globe make their pick for the Annual Edublog Awards. Last year this blog was nominated in several categories and I won Twitterer of The Year and #Edchat won for Best Series of Tweets. The awards are a great way to find new blogs to follow, twitterers to follow and resources to discover.

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The 2010 Edublog Award Nominations - Vote Now!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The full list of categories for the 2010 Edublog awards are listed below. In their 7th year, the Edublog Awards are a chance to celebrate blogging, social media, and Web 2.0 in education. I should note that I am co-host of the actual awards ceremony, that Classroom 2.0

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EduBlog Awards 2010 Nominations

The Daring Librarian

The 2010 Edublog Awards – Nominations Open! Nominations: Close Friday 3 December! Voting: Ends Tuesday 14 December! Award Ceremony: Wednesday 15 December!

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Week of November 15, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). The protection from side - effects will be the webinar’s conclusion.

Week of December 6, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Join us for this interactive webinar. Webinar will be held in Greek language.

Week of November 8, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Come to this webinar to learn various tips and tricks to using Google Spreadsheets.

STEM Collaboration Webinar Recording

The Electric Educator

This week I had the privilege of leading the December installment of the Google Apps for Education professional development webinar. If you were unable to join, a full recording of the webinar is available below as well as Q&A transcript.

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Week of November 1, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). We are delighted to invite you to the next FinNode Social eLearning webinar.

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The 2010 Edublog Awards - Nominations Open

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This year I''ll be helping to host the Edublog Awards again. Now in its seventh year, this is one of the more enjoyable events of the year, and celebrates the achievements of edubloggers, twitterers, podcasters, video makers, online communities, wiki hosts and other web based users of educational technology. The call for nominations is now open. The nomination process is described at the Edublog Awards website. Nominations close on Friday, December 3rd.

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Google Webinar Tomorrow!

The Electric Educator

December 21st, 2010 at 7:30 ET I will be leading a webinar on collaborative projects for STEM classrooms using Google Apps for Education. This is a free, 1 hour webinar. To register for the webinar, click here. Please join the discussion! For a glimpse at the topics and tools that will be covered, click here. See you tomorrow night! Thanks for subscribing to my blog. I always appreciate feedback on my posts.

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Enduring Passion.

The Web20Classroom

sponsored a webinar with Sir Ken Robinson. Also you can catch the archive of the Sir Ken Robinson webinar. On Tuesday of this week a little bit of passion in education died with the passing of Jaime Escalante.

A Different Kind Of #Edchat This Week

The Web20Classroom

At 8pm on Tuesday March 30, 2010, Sir Ken Robinson will participate in a Classroom 2.0 Webinar. You can read more about the webinar at [link] ) For #edchat this week we would like to do a "warm-up" discussion about passion in education. We feel like everyone who participates in #edchat would benefit from the discussion with Robinson and we want to make sure everyone has a chance to participate in the webinar.

Fight the Filter: ISTE SIGMS Webinar with Buffy Hamilton!

The Daring Librarian

"Fight the Filter" ISTE Sigms 2nd Webinar! Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 at 8 pm E.S.T., Join ISTE SIGMS for our second FREE webinar on January 13 at 8 pm E.S.T. Directions to join the SIGMS webinar event 1. buffy hamilton information censorship ISTE SIGMS webinar

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How Does Search Work?

The Web20Classroom

There is lots of information like the Doodle4Google Contest, webinars, web safety information and information on upcoming Google Teacher Academy application dates. Recently, Google created a video for the general public on exactly (well at least as much as they want us to know) how their search engine works. At only 3.30 minutes it is cram packed full of information.

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This Weeks Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). SERIES “Conferencia K12 Online 2010: Cultivando el Futuro” con Thomas Chaskel. Webinars are great.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Elluminate Webinars

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Be on the lookout for Australia-time-friendly events as part of the new Australia Series, Spanish-language webinars from the Aula 2.0 LearnCentral Link: [link] Tuesday, September 28th 12pm PDT (US) / 3pm EDT (US) / 7pm GMT/UTC ( intl times ): “Cyberchase Webinar,” with host Corey Nascenzi.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s live, interactive, and free public Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Be on the lookout for Australia-time-friendly events as part of the new Australia Series, Spanish-language Webinars from the Aula 2.0 LearnCentral Link: [link] 3pm PDT (US) / 6pm EDT (US) / 10pm GMT/UTC ( intl times ): “ PBS Franny''s Feet Webinar,” with host Corey Nascenzi.

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This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org, the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. Be on the lookout for Australia-time-friendly events as part of the new Australia Series, Spanish-language Webinars from the Aula 2.0 LearnCentral Link: [link] (pre-registration is required) 1:30pm PDT (US) / 4:30pm EDT (US) / 8:30pm GMT/UTC ( intl times ): “ Cyberchase Webinar,” with host Corey Nascenzi.

This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Come to this webinar to learn various tips and tricks to using Google Presentation and Google Drawing.

Wednesday - Jenifer Fox on Children's Strengths, Live in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Wednesday, October 20th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com Webinar with Jenifer Fox as we talk about the "Strengths Movement" within education, and her book, Your Child''s Strengths.

Live in Elluminate with Jim Burke Today - Teaching English and Social Networking

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me today, October 25th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Jim Burke , author, teacher, and the creator of English Companion Ning : "Where English teachers go to help each other."

Skype an Author: FREE TL Virtual Cafe Webinar

The Daring Librarian

I am so thrilled to be hosting this webinar - these ladies through the goodness of their hearts and through their creative minds have built a ground breaking project and website that brings authors virtually into schools to talk to kids.FOR FREE!

Tuesday Live in Elluminate with Matt Levinson - From Fear to Facebook

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, November 23rd, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Matt Levinson , author of From Fear to Facebook: One Schools Journey.

Thursday - Online Resources from the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Live in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

webinar on "Integrating MoMA’s Online Resources." Learn about The Museum of Modern Art’s online resources in this one-hour webinar led by Lisa Mazzola , Assistant Director of School and Teacher Programs and Beth Harris , Director of Digital Learning.

Thursday Live in Elluminate with Clarence Fisher - Teaching and Learning in a Networked World the

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, October 28th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Clarence Fisher. Date : Thursday, October 28th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Winner one of Canada’s highest teaching awards, the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching, Clarence has been called "one of the.master teachers of the twenty-first century" (by Dean Shareski, no less!).

Tuesday Live in Elluminate with Phillip Schlechty - Leading for Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, November 30th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Phillip Schlechty, author of Leading for Learning: How to Transform Schools into Learning Organizations.

Free Google Apps Training Resources

The Electric Educator

Official Google Apps YouTube channel (features tutorials, case studies and product overviews) Live Webinars: Overview of the Google Apps suite (Sponsored and run by Google. Google Apps for Education is quickly becoming a significant force in education.

Field Guide for Change Agents: TL Virtual Cafe FREE Webinar

The Daring Librarian

EST Special Guests: Ben Hazzard and Rodd Lucier Hostess: Gwyneth Jones Join Learn Central ENTER Webinar Room How this digital phenomenon came about and how it came to the Cafe. TL Virtual Cafe: Field Guide For Change Agents on PhotoPeach What it means to be a Change Agent in Educational Technology Monday April 5 - 8:00 pm.

Want to be a Nationally Board Certified Librarian?

The Daring Librarian

The webinar will offer an overview of the certification process, share a range of resources available for candidates, and describe ways media specialists can begin work towards certification over summer break. Directions to join the SIGMS webinar event 1.

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Live Tuesday Dec. 14th with Deborah Meier--Education Reformer, Writer, and Activist.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, December 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Deborah Meier, education reformer, writer, and activist.

Live Thursday Dec. 16th with Writer Alfie Kohn (note early time)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Date : Thursday, December 16th, 2010 Time : 12pm Pacific / 3pm Eastern / 8pm GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate.

Live Tuesday Dec. 7th with Kieran Egan on "Re-Imagining Education"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Tuesday, December 7th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Kieran Egan , director of the Imaginative Education Research Group. Date : Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Dr. Egan''s work focuses on a new educational theory and its implications for a changed curriculum, teaching practices, and the institution of the school.

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5 Goals for the School Year

The Electric Educator

These were my goals for the 2010 School year (you can read the full post here ): 1. Master the art of the webinar I have led meetings and professional development sessions, presented at conferences, and spoken to large and small groups. I have not, however led a webinar.

The Perfect BrainStorm: Edistorm Crowdsourcing

The Daring Librarian

Why not gear up for this exciting webinar by trying out Edistorm and add your ideas to this! TL Virtual Cafe" Crowdsourcing Diane Cordell editstorm Reg Cheramy wall wisher webinar

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Magical Google Forms

A Principal's Reflections

Last week I created my first forms to collect summary and evaluation information on staff professional development and webinars. Through my recent experience at the Google Teacher Academy for Administrators I learned about the form feature in Google Docs.

Live in Elluminate Early Wednesday - Finnish and American Perspectives on Learning Communities

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join us early morning Wednesday, November 3rd, for a special live and interactive FinNode Social eLearning webinar: Transforming the Learning Environment - Leveraging Learning Communities: A Finnish and American Perspective. Date : Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 Time : 8am Pacific / 11am Eastern / 3pm (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate.

Live Tonight in Elluminate - Students on Homework

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join us tonight, October 14th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com Webinar with Kathleen Cushman on homework. Date : Thursday, October 14th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Cushman’s latest book is Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery (Jossey-Bass, 2010).

Live Thursday Dec. 9th with Julie Young from Florida Virtual School

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, December 9th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Julie Young, President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Virtual School. Date : Thursday, December 9th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate. Florida Virtual School has received two 2010 CODiE Awards: Best Reading/English Instructional Solution & Best Social Studies Instructional Solution.

Thursday Live in Elluminate: Steven Farr on Teach For America

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, November 4th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Steven Farr, Chief Knowledge Officer at Teach for America and the author of Teaching As Leadership: The Highly Effective Teacher''s Guide to Closing the Achievement Gap. Date : Thursday, November 4th, 2010 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( international times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Elluminate.

Buffy the Filter Slayer! Tonight!

The Daring Librarian

"Fight the Filter" ISTE Sigms 2nd Webinar! Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010 at 8 pm E.S.T., Join ISTE SIGMS for our second FREE webinar on January 13 at 8 pm E.S.T. Directions to join the SIGMS webinar event 1. 7 pm C.S.T., 6 pm M.S.T.,

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