Edublogs Awards- results!

Hiya everyone!

Yesterday the edublogs awards winners were announced! I would just like to congragulate all of the winners! Great job! 😀


Here are the results…

1.  Best individual blog

The winner of the Best Individual Edublog 2012….2,293 total votes

Winner: Seomra Ranga (336 votes)
–Runner UpSpeech Techie – Sean Sweeney (260 votes)
–Runner UpFilm English – Kieran Donaghy ( 183 votes)
–Runner UpFree Technology for Teachers – Richard Byrne (152 votes)
–Runner UpGridjumper’s Blog (107 votes)

Check out all individual blog finalists and results here!

2.  Best group blog

The winner of the Best Group Edublog 2012….1,744 votes

Winner: Edutopia (289 votes)
–Runner UpASHAsphere (226 votes)
–Runner UpNerdy Book Club (142 votes)
–Runner UpDigital Leader Network (124 votes)
–Runner UpEdudemic (103 votes)

Check out all group finalists and results here!

4.  Best new blog

The winner of the Best New Edublog 2012….3,148 votes

Winner: Edutech for Teachers – Jamie Forshey (217 votes)
–Runner Upedcetera – Rafter Blog | straight talk on ed tech (207 votes)
–Runner UpQuests and Treks – A teacher’s journey – Daniela Bunea (157 votes)
–Runner UpSpeech Adventures – Mary Huston (123 votes)
–Runner UpDiane Ravitch’s Blog (111 votes)

Check out all Best New Edublog finalists and results here!

5.  Best class blog

The winner of the Best Class Edublog 2012….2,924 votes

Winner: Mrs. Yollis’ Classroom Blog (317 votes)
–Runner UpFabulous 5S (217 votes)
–Runner Up4KM And 4KJ @ Leopold Primary School (207 votes)
–Runner Up3/4C & 3/4K @ UPPS (205 votes)
–Runner Up:  3/4C @ The Junction (186 votes)

Check out all Best Class Edublog finalists and results here!

6. Best student blog

The winner of the Best student edublog 2012….1,897

Winner: Jaden’s Awesome Blog (267 votes)
–Runner UpMEAOW @ Josie’s Blog (190 votes)
–Runner UpHanna B. gradstudentSLP  (165 votes)
–Runner UpSLP_Echo (128 votes)
–Runner Up:  GBM Corner (127 votes)

Check out all student blogs finalists and results tally here!

7.  Best Ed Tech / resource sharing blog

The winner of the Best Ed Tech / resource sharing edublog….2,924 votes

Winner: Free Technology for Teachers – Richard Byrne (219 votes)
–Runner UpSpeech Techie – Sean J. Sweeney (212 votes)
–Runner UpEdutopia (142 votes)
–Runner UpPediastaff (134 votes)
–Runner Up:  Edukwest (130 votes)

Check out all Best Ed Tech / resource sharing blog finalists and results here!

8. Best teacher blog

The winner of the Best Teacher edublog 2012….2,391votes

Winner: – Caroline Bowen (236 votes)
–Runner UpThe Nerdy Teacher – Nicholas Provenzano (216 votes)
–Runner UpCtrl Alt Teach – Catherine “Cat” Horton Flippen (139 votes)
–Runner UpIntegrating Technology – Kathleen Morris (137 votes)
–Runner Up:  Teacher Tom (121 votes)

Check out all Best Teacher blog finalists and results here!

9. Best librarian / library blog

The winner of the Best Librarian / Library edublog 2012….1,713 votes

Winner: Образователен блог (256 votes)
–Runner UpMighty Little Librarian – Tiffany Whitehead (236 votes)
–Runner UpBulldog Readers – Julie Hembree (214 votes)
–Runner UpWatch. Connect. Read. – Mr. Schu (149 votes)
–Runner Up:  The Adventures of Library Girl – Jennifer LaGarde (114 votes)

Check out all Best Librarian/Library blog finalists and results here!

10. Best School Administrator or Principal blog

The winner of the Best School Administrator or Principal edublog 2012….1,530 votes

Winner: Darcy Moore (163 votes)
–Runner UpThe Principal of Change – George Couros (143 votes)
–Runner UpДетски клуб СОУЕЕ (134 votes)
–Runner UpA Principal’s Reflections – Eric Sheringer (129 votes)
–Runner Up:  This and That – Jon Castelhano (73 votes)

Check out all Best School Administrator or Principal blog finalists and results here!

11.  Most influential blog post

The winner of the Most influential blog post 2012….1,766 votes

Winner: Jaden’s Awesome Blog – Ten things I’ve learned from blogging (433 votes)
–Runner UpMrs. Yollis’ Classroom Blog – November is Family Blogging Month!  (228 votes)
–Runner UpLexical Linguist – Nomenclature and basic functions of Twitter (AKA Twitter 101 for SLPs and AUDs (151 votes)
–Runner UpTeach From the Heart – Evaluate Me, Please (84 votes)
–Runner Up:  Angela Maiers – 12 Things Kids Want from Their Teachers (84 votes)

Check out all Most influential blog post finalists and results here!

12.  Best individual tweeter

The winner of the Best Individual Tweeter 2012….1,559 votes

Winner: SpeechyKeenSLP (177 votes)
–Runner Upictmagic (164 votes)
–Runner UpRossMannell ( 109 votes)
–Runner Upcybraryman1 (105 votes)
–Runner Upfboss (103 votes)

Check out all individual tweeter finalists and results here!

13.  Best Twitter hashtag

The winner of the Best Twitter Hashttag 2012….1,733 votes

Winner: #UnfollowBullying – student-initiated, student-led anti-bullying campaign from Elk Grove USD (265 votes)
–Runner Up#slpeeps  – For speech and language professionals (226votes)
–Runner Up#comments4kids – way for students and teachers to find blogs to comment on and to get their own posts commented on ( 166 votes)
–Runner Up: #edchateducation hashtag (163 votes)
–Runner Up#ukedchat – education in UK (147 votes)

Check out all best hashtags finalists and results here!

14.  Best Free Web tool

The winner of the Best Free Web tool 2012….1,342 votes

Winner: Twitter (223 votes)
–Runner Up: Glogster EDU (134 votes)
–Runner UpDropBox ( 128 votes)
–Runner Up: Edmodo (121 votes)
–Runner Up: Pinterest (107 votes)

Check out all best free web tool finalists and results here!

15.  Best Podcasts

The winner of the Best Podcast 2012….1,409 votes

Winner: A.T.TIPSCAST (184 votes)
–Runner UpInfinite Thinking Machine (171 votes)
–Runner UpTed Talks – Education ( 163 votes)
–Runner UpNerdy Cast (139 votes)
–Runner Up: Geek SLP (98 votes)

Check out all best podcast finalists and results here!

16.  Best Use of Video and Media

The winner of the Best Use of Video and Media  2012….1,507 votes

Winner: Literacy Shed (245 votes)
–Runner UpHipHughes History (240 votes)
–Runner Up: Mr Avery’s Class ( 172 votes)
–Runner Up: Khan Academy (129 votes)
–Runner UpShelly Terrell (110 votes)

Check out all best use of video and media finalists and results here!

17.  Best educational wiki

The winner of the Best educational wiki  2012….2,398 votes

Winner: English Classroom (342 votes)
–Runner UpICTMagic (212 votes)
–Runner UpDigital ID (111 votes)
–Runner UpStudent Made Maths Movies (111 votes)

Check out all best educational wiki finalists and results here!

18.  Best free and Open PD

The winner of the Best free and open PD 2012….1,668 votes

Winner: EdWeb (328 votes)
–Runner UpTwitter Math Camp (256 votes)
–Runner UpTeachMeets (168 votes)
–Runner Up: Simple K12′s Webinars (158 votes)
–Runner UpEdCamps (151 votes)

Check out all best free and Open PD finalists and results here!

19.  Best Social Network for Educators

The winner of the Best Social network for educators 2012….1,704votes

Winner: Life Pulp (252 votes)
–Runner UpEdmodo (227 votes)
–Runner UpPedia Staff (216 votes)
–Runner UpISTE – SIGVE (97 votes)
–Runner UpThe aPLaNet Project (87 votes)

Check out all best social network for educators finalists and results here!

20.  Best Mobile App

The winner of the Best Mobile App 2012….1,574votes

Winner: Flying Books App (218 votes)
–Runner UpEvernote (176 votes)
–Runner Up: Night Zookeeper Drawing Torch (98 votes)
–Runner Up: DropBox (83 votes)
–Runner UpFluencyFinder (81 votes)

Check out all best mobile app finalists and results here!

21.  Lifetime achievement

The winner of the Lifetime Acrhievenemt 2012….1,574votes

Winner: Tim Rylands (166 votes)
–Runner UpJenny Zhu (157 votes)
–Runner UpDarcy Moore (155 votes)
–Runner UpAl Rogers (146 votes)
–Runner UpSir Ken Robinson (111 votes)

(All of the above results are from the edublogs awards site.)

To check out more things such as the nominies, you can go to the edublogs awards site by clicking HERE!

Great job everyone!


Last Chance To Vote!!

Hi everybody,

As you all know from the post I wrote below, my group blog, Digital Paradise has been nominated in the edublogs awards for best group blog! Also, a number of my friends blogs and my teachers blog have been nominated for some awards too! Please vote for Digital Paradise (if you want) and don’t forget to vote for my teachers blog and friends blogs too! Click on the picture to vote!

Keep blogging,

From Angie

Also vote for…

My classes class blog, Year 6rc for Best Class Blog! Vote here.
Esha’s blog This and That for Best Student Blog! Vote here.
Emily’s blog Dawso’s blog for Best Student Blog! Vote here.
Sophie S’s blog SophieS18 for Best Student Blog! Vote here.

Year 2rc at my school was also nominated for Best Class blog! Along with their other blog, Flat Rosie’s Adventures! Vote for them here.

My teacher, Mrs Miller has had her blog called Classroom Chronicles nominated for Best Teacher Blog! Please vote for Mrs Miller here.


Edublogs awards, holidays and more!

Hello everyone,

This week has been a very busy and fun week!

The edublogs awards nominations were revealed, and unfortunately this blog didn’t get nominated…but my other one, Digital Paradise did! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE NOMINATIONS! Make sure to vote for Digital Paradise here, and we are in the group blog category! Don’t forget to vote for my friends who got nominated too!

My classes class blog, Year 6rc is a finalist in the Best Class Blog! Vote for us here.
Esha’s blog This and That was nominated for Best Student Blog! Vote for her here.
Emily’s blog Dawso’s blog was also nominated for Best Student Blog! Vote for her here.
Sophie S’s blog SophieS18 was also nominated for Best Student Blog! Vote for her here.

Year 2rc at my school was also nominated for Best Class blog! Along with their other blog, Flat Rosie’s Adventures! Vote for them here.

My teacher, Mrs Miller has had her blog called Classroom Chronicles nominated for Best Teacher Blog! Please vote for Mrs Miller here.

Another thing is that I have now graduated from Year 6, and the Junior School! I am now ready to move onto the BIG High School, which I have mixed emotions about because I am so excited, but also a little worried about it too, even though I am going to have a BLAST!! I will miss the Junior School, all of the teachers and students, but I look forward to seeing what challenges I am going to face in the High School, along with lots of friendships and work too!


And finally today is…THE FIRST DAY OF THE HOLIDAYS! Yay! I hope you all have a lovely holidays and Merry Christmas, AND  a Happy New Year!


(Pictures: Edublogs Awards 2012 and Happy Holidays)


edublogs awards nominations

Hi everyone!

It’s that time of the year again…THE EDUBLOGS AWARDS! Last year I was lucky enough to be nominated for best student blog! Thanks for all of your votes. Here are all of the people I am nominating for this year’s awards.

It was so hard to choose a blog for this category but I have decided to choose Elsa’s learning blog! It is a great blog and she updates regularly and has really lengthy posts that are interesting to read.

This blog is one of my friend’s blogs and it is really good! She uses creative commons and gives the owner of the pictures she uses credit! I always visit this site and there are always new posts on it!

Again, it was really hard to choose but I have chosen to choose the Co-Connections blog. They write about really interesting things like the history of thanksgiving, QR codes, and they connect with other blogs. Co-Connections is a great blog because it has interesting and lengthy posts!

This is a great new blog! She updates regularly and has a received many comments. Also, her posts are very interesting to read!

Year6rc is run by my class’s teachers and students. This is our class blog that we update and to tell the world about what has been happening in our classroom. We have been lucky enough to connect with many other classes and students, and also have some quad blogging buddies! They are really good at writing and sometimes include a slideshow in the posts with the things we have been up to!

This is a great blog owned by one of my friends and it is so good! There are always new posts on the site that are entertaining and fun to read. I visit the site about 1-3 times a week and there are always updates and more interesting posts to read! She also uses creative commons to link images to their owners!

This wiki is full of entertaining and very education movies made by students in Mr Avery’s class, my class and many other classes. All of these videos are so entertaining, which makes it easy for students to learn off them. This is a fantastic wiki!

I definitely think that the Student Blogging Challenge is a great social networking tool. I have done the challenge for two years now and I have learnt so much.

This blog is run by my teacher, Mrs Miller. She is a great blogger and has taught me all about how to blog and has given me many useful tips! Her blog is so fantastic; she connects with so many other classes and teachers, and posts regularly with some really interesting posts!

I have only chosen to nominate people out of 9 categories, but there are many more categories for you to nominate people in! To see what you need to do for your nomination post, click here. Don’t forget to visit the main page of the edublogs awards site for more information!