Sunday, November 30, 2008

Edublogger Awards 2008!

Hey, all. I read last night in a Google News alert that my Second Life blog, "Oh! Virtual Learning," has been nominated for an "Eddie," an annual award for excellence in sharing out over the educational blogosphere. Kevin Jarrett, friend and colleague from Northhampton, New Jersey, tossed the nomination into the fray, and I hope that readers of this blog will take a few minutes to click on through to The 2008 Edublog Awards! and vote for my work, once the nominees are announced. You can bet that I'll be re-posting about it with a link to the voting site. Meanwhile, here are the categories and my own nominations for excellence within them.

1. Best individual blog --M
oving at the Speed of Creativity, Wes Fryer
2. Best group blog
-- Second Life Education Blog, various
3. Best new blog
-- From Mr. A to Mr. Z, Jeff Agamenoni
4. Best resource sharing blog
-- Jake Luddington's Digital Lifestyle
5. Most influential blog post -- Obama, Propelled by the Net, Wins Democratic Nomination
6. Best teacher blog
-- Welcome to NCS-Tech, Kevin Jarrett
. Best librarian / library blog
-- Hey Jude, Judy O'Connell
8. Best educational tech support blog
-- 21st Century Learning, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach
9. Best elearning / corporate education blog
-- no nominee 1
0. Best educational use of audio
-- Connect-Learning, David Warlick
11. Best educational use of video / visual
--TED Blog
12. Best educational wiki
-- SimTeach, Second Life Education Wiki, various
13. Best educational use of a social networking service

14. Best educational use of a virtual world -- SLpotential, various
15. Best class blog -- no nominee
16. Lifetime achievement -- Web-logged, Will Richardson

Here's a link to the 2008 Nominations page!


Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach said...

Just saw your post and wanted to say thank you for thinking of me. How kind.

Scott said...

You're most welcome. I think I got them in too late for them to count for nomination, but that's just me overextended... Thanks for all _you_ do.