Informal Commentary on ICT in Education

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General ICT in Education matters


Portals
Top Education Technology Bloggers: 2012: http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/top-10-technology-blogs-for-education.html
2013: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2013/06/2013-honor-roll-edtechs-must-read-k-12-it-blogs
2006: http://oedb.org/library/features/top-100-education-blogs
Edublogs Award winners (annual): http://edublogawards.com/
Educational Technology bloggershot.gif: http://www.schrockguide.net/edtech-blogs.html

More contemplative
S. Heppell's blog (UK). http://www.heppell.net/
S. Downes Blog (US) http://www.downes.ca/ Twitter: @oldaily
M. Weller (UK). http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/
G. Conole. (UK). Focus on learning design. http://e4innovation.com/ Twitter: @gconole
Shift Happens.http://shifthappens.wikispaces.com/
S. Wheeler. http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com.au/

More pragmatic
D. Warlick. 2c worth. http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/ (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/dwarlick )
S. Hargadon Blog. http://www.stevehargadon.com/
Kaironews. A Weblog for Discussing Rhetoric, Technology and Pedagogy http://kairosnews.org/
EdReach daily. The Education Media Network http://edreach.us/
G. Stager (US) or http://stager.tv/blog/ or http://stager.org/criticalfriend/issue1.html Twitter: @garystager
e-Learning Watch (R Elliott. Director, Learning Technologies. Unitec NZ) http://elearnwatch.falkor.gen.nz/
Cogdogblog. Blog of Maricopa Instructional Technologist Alan Levine http://cogdogblog.com/
E-learning Queen. Blog (e-learning matters - mainly tertiary contexts). http://elearnqueen.blogspot.com/ Twitter: @eportfolios
Helen Barrett. Electronic Portfolios and Digital Storytelling to support lifelong. http://electronicportfolios.org/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/eportfolios
The Innovative Educator. http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com.au/
EdTechPost. http://www.edtechpost.ca/wordpress/
eLearning Twits: an evolving directory of Australian and New Zealand Twitter contributors who have an interest in education, specifically elearning.
http://elearningtwits.wikispaces.com/
Emerging Educational Technologies. http://www.emergingedtech.com/
Edtech Teacher.org http://edtechteacher.org/blog/
Teachthought (Blog from group of US teachers): http://www.teachthought.com

K-12 ICT in Education matters


K. Schrockhot.gif (US) http://blog.kathyschrock.net/ Twitter: @kathyschrock
Moving at the Speed of Creativity.(W. Fryer. K-12 e-Learning matters) http://www.speedofcreativity.org (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/wfryer )
Inspiring Women Edubloggers: http://www.slideshare.net/zaid/27-inspiring-women-edubloggers-presentation
Terry Freedman (UK). The Educational Technology site. http://www.ictineducation.org/
Will Richardson (US). Web 2 focus. http://willrichardson.com/ or archives here: http://weblogg-ed.com/ (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/willrich45 )
Nic Peachy (UK English Teacher). Designed to aid English language teachers in their use of learning technology and web based materials. http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/ (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/NikPeachey )
Dean Shareski(Canadian e-learning specialist) blog: http://ideasandthoughts.org/ Twitter: @shareski
Sue Waters (Aust.) http://theedublogger.com/ Twitter: @suewaters
S. Harris Imagine Learning. http://imaginelearning.tumblr.com/

Sample Teachers (Prim)

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Kathy Shields (K Teacher Canada). also see her K class's 'smallvoices' podcast below). http://ripplingpond.wordpress.com/
Allanah King (Inspiring NZ K-6 teacher) http://allanahk.edublogs.org/
Kath Cassidy(Inspiring Canadian K-6 teacher). http://kathycassidy.com/ hot.gif(Her class blog: http://mscassidysclass.edublogs.org/
Rachel Boyd's Blog. Innovative NZ K-6 Teacher. http://rachelboyd.blogspot.com/ Twitter: @rachelboyd
M. Needleman (K-6 Teacher US) http://creatinglifelonglearners.com/
T. Barret (UK teacher) http://edte.ch/blog/ (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/tombarrett
J. Wood (UK). http://ideasfactory.me/

Sample Teachers (Sec)

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Vicki Davis (US) http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com.au/ (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/coolcatteacher)
Wesley Field. Innovative Sydney educator. http://twitter.com/#!/westleyf
Gail Desler (7-12) http://blogwalker.edublogs.org/
The Fischbowl. http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com.au/
Silvia Tolisano. Language teacher. http://www.langwitches.org/blog (Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/langwitches )
C. Betcher (Oz teacher). http://chrisbetcher.com/ Twitter: @betchaboy
Speaking of History. Speaking of History is a podcast and blog maintained by an 8th grade American History teacher in Missouri who attempts to use technology to enhance the curriculum. http://speakingofhistory.blogspot.com/
The Open Classroom (Oz English teacher). http://theopenclassroom.blogspot.com/
L. Davis (US). http://edtechpower.blogspot.com.au/

Sample Teacher Educators


P. Mishra. http://punya.educ.msu.edu/blog/
M. Koehler. http://mkoehler.educ.msu.edu/
Dr.Alb. (Prof. Peter Albion USQ) http://www.pama.net.au/dralb/ Twitter: @palbion
J. O'Connell (CSU, NSW) http://heyjude.wordpress.com/ Twitter: @heyjudeonline
J. Zagami(Griffith, Qld.) https://sites.google.com/a/zagami.info/www/ Twitter: @jzagami
M. Kearney (UTS, NSW) http://learningconversations.edublogs.org/ Twitter: @mkearneypost

Pioneers


S. Papert (pioneer). http://www.papert.org/
Mitch Resnik (US). http://web.media.mit.edu/~mres/
E. Wenger http://www.ewenger.com/
J. Seely Brown http://www.johnseelybrown.com/index.html
D. Jonassen http://web.missouri.edu/jonassend/
G. Siemens. http://www.elearnspace.org/blog/ and http://twitter.com/#!/gsiemens


Sample Twitter Feeds


#slide2learn #edtech #edchat #mlearning


Sample Podcast / Radio Commentary


EdTechTalk. http://edtechtalk.com/
The Edreach Podcasts.hot.gif http://edreach.us/the-ed-reach-podcast/
Virtual staffroom. http://virtualstaffroom.net/ Conversations with leading teachers about technology in the classroom.
Teachers Teaching Teachers. Weekly webcast on the EdTechTalk channel http://teachersteachingteachers.org/
Teacher 2.0 http://dailysplice.com/directory/Teacher-2.0-episodes


Sample TV / Video-based Commentary


TeacherNet. Video Channel. The TeacherNet video service provides a host of topical educational videos through a video player, including a range of hotseats (Q&A's) with Ministers and experts.
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http://www.teachernet.gov.uk/
Infinite Thinking. http://www.infinitethinking.org/index.html The Infinite Thinking Machine (ITM) is a high-energy Internet TV show that inspires creativity and innovation in education
eschoolnews.tv (http://www.eschoolnews.tv/
Teachers.TV http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/toolsandinitiatives/teacherstv/
Edutopia videos (http://www.edutopia.org/video )
Edutopia (launces iTunesU. Otherwise see their website.)
50 Fascinating Lectures on the Future of Education (see Technology section).
http://www.onlineschools.org/2009/10/25/50-fascinating-lectures-on-the-future-of-education/
Hepell.TV. (UK) http://heppelltv.blogspot.com.au/
TEDEd Talks:hot.gif http://ed.ted.com/
Educause Learning Initiative. http://www.educause.edu/ELI/Resources?tab=3#tab_links


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