This year we'd like to make some nominations for the 2013 Edublog Awards.
Best New Blog: There's been some class pages that we've been following closely this year, however the best class page according to the Room Five students is 8C at Selwyn House, Christchurch. We've been thrilled with the collaboration that this year has allowed us - but more than that its just a wonderful class page, a huge amount of quality work and wonderful posts and a great class site.
Best Class Blog: Mrs Yollis Classroom Page. Consistently the best classroom page in the world. Completly inspirational.
Best Student Blog: Miriams Magical Moments
This is one individual student blog that you can keep going back to. The quality of the work that on show, the presentation, the writing is amazing. An examples for everyone to how a wonderful site can be run.
Best Twitter Hashtag: #comments4kids Its always a great source of connections and potential collaborators. Its been a #hashtag that we've used too infrequently this year.
Best Free Web Tool: Vimeo - invaluable to this site and most class pages.
Best Educational Use of a Social Network Stephen Baker and Pascal Dresse and the team at Kidsedchatnz. Innovative and a great use of Twitter.