Informal Commentary on ICT in Education

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General ICT in Education matters

Top Education Technology Bloggers: 2012:
Edublogs Award winners (annual):
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More contemplative
S. Heppell's blog (UK).
S. Downes Blog (US) Twitter: @oldaily
M. Weller (UK).
G. Conole. (UK). Focus on learning design. Twitter: @gconole
Shift Happens.
S. Wheeler.

More pragmatic
D. Warlick. 2c worth. (Twitter:!/dwarlick )
S. Hargadon Blog.
Kaironews. A Weblog for Discussing Rhetoric, Technology and Pedagogy
EdReach daily. The Education Media Network
G. Stager (US) or or Twitter: @garystager
e-Learning Watch (R Elliott. Director, Learning Technologies. Unitec NZ)
Cogdogblog. Blog of Maricopa Instructional Technologist Alan Levine
E-learning Queen. Blog (e-learning matters - mainly tertiary contexts). Twitter: @eportfolios
Helen Barrett. Electronic Portfolios and Digital Storytelling to support lifelong. Twitter:!/eportfolios
The Innovative Educator.
eLearning Twits: an evolving directory of Australian and New Zealand Twitter contributors who have an interest in education, specifically elearning.
Emerging Educational Technologies.
Teachthought (Blog from group of US teachers):

K-12 ICT in Education matters

K. Schrockhot.gif (US) Twitter: @kathyschrock
Moving at the Speed of Creativity.(W. Fryer. K-12 e-Learning matters) (Twitter:!/wfryer )
Inspiring Women Edubloggers:
Terry Freedman (UK). The Educational Technology site.
Will Richardson (US). Web 2 focus. or archives here: (Twitter:!/willrich45 )
Nic Peachy (UK English Teacher). Designed to aid English language teachers in their use of learning technology and web based materials. (Twitter:!/NikPeachey )
Dean Shareski(Canadian e-learning specialist) blog: Twitter: @shareski
Sue Waters (Aust.) Twitter: @suewaters
S. Harris Imagine Learning.

Sample Teachers (Prim)

Kathy Shields (K Teacher Canada). also see her K class's 'smallvoices' podcast below).
Allanah King (Inspiring NZ K-6 teacher)
Kath Cassidy(Inspiring Canadian K-6 teacher). hot.gif(Her class blog:
Rachel Boyd's Blog. Innovative NZ K-6 Teacher. Twitter: @rachelboyd
M. Needleman (K-6 Teacher US)
T. Barret (UK teacher) (Twitter:!/tombarrett
J. Wood (UK).

Sample Teachers (Sec)

Vicki Davis (US) (Twitter:!/coolcatteacher)
Wesley Field. Innovative Sydney educator.!/westleyf
Gail Desler (7-12)
The Fischbowl.
Silvia Tolisano. Language teacher. (Twitter:!/langwitches )
C. Betcher (Oz teacher). 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.
The Open Classroom (Oz English teacher).
L. Davis (US).

Sample Teacher Educators

P. Mishra.
M. Koehler.
Dr.Alb. (Prof. Peter Albion USQ) Twitter: @palbion
J. O'Connell (CSU, NSW) Twitter: @heyjudeonline
J. Zagami(Griffith, Qld.) Twitter: @jzagami
M. Kearney (UTS, NSW) Twitter: @mkearneypost


S. Papert (pioneer).
Mitch Resnik (US).
E. Wenger
J. Seely Brown
D. Jonassen
G. Siemens. and!/gsiemens

Sample Twitter Feeds

#slide2learn #edtech #edchat #mlearning

Sample Podcast / Radio Commentary

The Edreach
Virtual staffroom. Conversations with leading teachers about technology in the classroom.
Teachers Teaching Teachers. Weekly webcast on the EdTechTalk channel
Teacher 2.0

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.*/
Infinite Thinking. The Infinite Thinking Machine (ITM) is a high-energy Internet TV show that inspires creativity and innovation in education (
Edutopia videos ( )
Edutopia (launces iTunesU. Otherwise see their website.)
50 Fascinating Lectures on the Future of Education (see Technology section).
Hepell.TV. (UK)
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Educause Learning Initiative.


Thanks to Stitchindye for above photo