Connecting Educators: Blogging

When: Tuesday 7th August, 4-5pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt+10) About the session: August is Connected Educator Month. Blogging is a great means of connection. In fact, many would argue that a blog is an essential digital literacy for educators and students. A blog is an online space that can be used for connecting, communicating and creating on a global basis. Sue Wyatt, from Tasmania, will be guest preenter this week. She will share and highlight the importance of blogging, the powerful directions and connections that blogging can take and make. The student blogging challengeis about to commence. Sue organises and moderates this challenge. The challenge brings in students and educators from across the world, giving them a chance to learn the skill of blogging, making connections with others or further developing their network and skill levels. Come along with your questions, your experiences and your support and further your connections.

Here is the link to the recording

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Tech Talk Tuesdays this week’s session

This week Tech Talk Tuesdays and eT@lking will partner with the Global Education 2010 conference . Tech Talk Tuesdays  will host Sue Wyatt, from Tasmania, Australia who is  the presenter on “The Blogging Challenge”. The session will start 15 minutes later than usual to fit in with the conference schedule. Therefore the starting time will be 4pm, Melbourne, Australia, gmt+11.

Learn how to connect your students and classes globally through this bi-annual blogging challenge. Those who are register for the Blogging Challenge take part in weekly activities to improve blogging and blogs, connect with other students/classes around the globe etc Themes may be local or global including eg BAD (Blog action day), and “One day on Earth”. Join other participants from around the world for this session. The link for this session will be provided on the Global Education 2010 site.

Here is the link to the session.