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Nominations For Edublog Awards Now Open!

Nominations for this year’s Edublog Awards are now being accepted! This is where you can nominate your favorite blogs for a variety of awards (it’s a long list, but check it out below).

You can learn all about deadlines, the nominating process, and categories at Nominations Open – The 2011 Edublog Awards are on! In a nutshell:

  1. Write a post that includes your nominations on your blog, link to them and link to this site (See an example from 2009.)
  2. Use the form at the bottom of this page to send us a link to your nominations

2011 Categories

  • Best individual blog
  • Best individual tweeter
  • Best group blog
  • Best new blog
  • Best class blog
  • Best student blog
  • Best ed tech / resource sharing blog


  • Most influential blog post
  • Best twitter hashtag
  • Best teacher blog
  • Best librarian / library blog
  • Best School Administrator blog
  • Best free web tool
  • Best educational use of audio / video / visual / podcast
  • Best educational wiki
  • Best open PD / unconference / webinar series
  • Best educational use of a social network
  • Lifetime achievement


  • Nominate in as many categories as you want
  • You can’t nominate yourself 😉
  • Nominations must be made somewhere public – your blog, a forum on a ning, a school website, etc.
  • Even if you see your favorite has already been nominated, it is best to nominate them again
  • Categories are competitive, and only the most nominated will make it to the voting round
  • Share your nominations using twitter (#eddies11), facebook, Google+ and email

Feel free to nominate your humble webmaster at Ask a Tech Teacher. <sigh>

Now back to our regularly scheduled posts…

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Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. She wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, ISTE article reviewer, IMS tech expert, a columnist for, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s seeking representation for a techno-thriller that she finally finished. Any ideas? Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.


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