Welcome to the March 2, 2009 edition of edna’s blogging corner carnival.
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Paul McMahon presents Is Strong Leadership in Education Coming Anytime Soon? posted at An Expat Educator in Asia, saying, “This is a reflection from an Australian teacher trying to work with schools in Asia to consider shifting away from a reliance on very formal teaching and testing. There are a lot of parallels for teachers in Australia and other parts of the world.”
Paul Stewart presents ‘I hardly know any of them.’ posted at Contemporary Learning, saying, “This posts describes the incredible response I witnessed to a wiki that was set up to quickly provide goods and services to bushfire victims.”
Alison Hall presents Blogging with students posted at Alison Hall’s blog, saying, “So why blog with students? In this post I share my thoughts on blogging as a genre, why blogging can be engaging for students, what guise a classroom blog may take and also some blogs of note.”
Teresa McNamara presents From the “Earth” group – Year 5 2008 posted at In Mrs Mc Namara’s Class…, saying, “There’s more where this came from. This is part of my class’ work on “What Christmas Present Should We Give The Earth?” from term 4 2008.”
Christina presents Classroom Blogging posted at Early Childhood Teacher, saying, “This blog is about classroom blogging and the benefits blogging allows teachers to communicate with parents and other educators.”
Judith Way presents » Google Lit Trips Bright ideas posted at Bright ideas, saying, “This post was about a tool called ‘Google Lit Trips’. By downloading Google Earth, students could then map any journeys taken by characters in the book they were studying.”
Maeve presents Is the Librarian on duty? « The Fridge posted at The Fridge, saying, “”Many libraries with a significant online presence have a feature on their web pages that invites users to contact them with their queries.” Discusses the use of accessibility tools including Meebo in a blog.”
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