Two great webinars this week – both on blogging. There is something for everyone!
Tech Talk Tuesdays: February 22nd 4-5pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt+11)
Topic: Educational Blogging – Teaching Commenting and Parent Participation
Presenter: Linda Yollis, Los Angeles, USA
About the session: In this session, Linda 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!
About our Presenter: Linda was highly successful in the recent Edublogs Awards 2010:-
1. Winner of Lifetime Achievement 2010
2. First Runner Up of Best Classroom Blog 2009, 2010
Linda is responsible for a very successful and effective class blog called Mrs Yollis’ Classroomand has written guest posts for the Challenge Yourself to Blog project. Her class created the “How to Compose a Quality Commenting video”.
Here is the link to the recording
eT@lking:– Wednesday, 23rd February, 2011, 8-9pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt +11)
Presenter: Sue Wyatt
Topic:- The Student Blogging Challenge
About this session:- Sue Wyatt who has co-organised a number of successful global student blogging challenges in conjunction with edublogs will speak about the upcoming global Student Blogging Challenge.
With more than23 classes and 600 students registered already, Sue will cyberwalk us through the challenge and explain how it all works – the nature and benefits of the challenge, the posts, pages etc . Countries involved include:- Ireland, Colombia, Thailand, UK, NZ, Australia, Canada and USA. Hope that you can join us!