This week, we think you will be excited about a couple of LIVE webinars that feature a few Edublogs blogging rockstars.
Tech Talk Tuesdays – (Or Monday for those in the Americas!)
Teaching Commenting and Encouraging Parent Participation
4pm Tuesday the 22nd in Melbourne, Australia or 9pm Monday the 21st in Los Angeles, California.
Linda Yollis, winner of the lifetime achievement award in the 2010 Edublog Award, will share the way that she approaches the all important commenting element of blogging and will also discuss how to get parents involved.
Linda, from Los Angeles, USA, has been an elementary school teacher for 24 years. She is committed to meaningful integration of technology in the classroom and is passionate about educational blogging. Don’t miss this exciting session!
eT@lking – Wednesday
Learning all about the Student Blogging Challenge
8pm Wednesday the 23rd in Melbourne, Australia time or 9am, Wednesday the 23rd London, England.
Let the student blogging queen, Sue Wyatt, cyberwalk you through the ins and outs of the Student Blogging Challenge.
Don’t forget, the twice-yearly challenge gets underway in March!
Featured Post of the Week!
Globally over the past year, “school reform” has been such a (well deserved) hot button topic that it is almost ingrained in pop culture.
And Larry Ferlazzo, of larryferlazzo.edublogs.org is always on top of the debates and issues.
We couldn’t identify just one post to feature, so go here to see all of Larry’s recent posts tagged under school reform!
Have a post that you would like us to consider for post of the week? Send out a tweet using the hashtag #ebshare so we’re sure to see it!
Upcoming Webinars & Live Events
Join us for next week’s live events!
Wednesday the 23rd @ 9:30am PST – All About Edublogs Campus
For new Campus site-admins or for those interested in learning more about Edublogs Campus.
Thursday the 24th @ 4pm PST – Edublogs Fine Focus- PD Out Of A Blue Sky
Join us for our fortnightly “Fine Focus” sessions each week. In these sessions we range across a variety of topics and include discussion (”Talk Time”), how to use various applications (”Techie How To”), and using technology in the classroom (”Tools and Strategies”). In fact anything “e-” that is of interest to educators!
If you’re interested in suggesting a topic, or even better, being a presenter, leave a comment and let us know!
We hope to see you at all of the great live events this week!