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Year: 2009

Relaxing Is?

Relaxing Is?

I’m currently enjoying a leisurely few days family holiday visiting my friend. Obviously I forgot to tell her dog I’m definitely NOT a dog person!  And balancing a MacBook and dog on lap while working on an iPhone isn’t easy 🙁 Send back the cat! Hope you’re all having a great holiday break and here’s looking forward to an exciting 2010!

Edublog Awards – Thanks For Nominating My Sites

Edublog Awards – Thanks For Nominating My Sites

This is a tough one, which Larry hinted at here… But I think it is important to take the time to thank those who nominated me and my different websites (Sue Waters Blog, The Edublogger and PLN Yourself) in several categories of the 2009 Edublogs Awards. Thanks Sue Wyatt, Jan Smith, Lesley Edwards, Burcu Akyol, Mike Sansone, David Truss, Gail Desler, Rliberni, Darcy Moore, and Shelly Terrell. I’m honored to have been nominated by you all (and apologies if I’ve missed anyone…

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Using Public Google Waves For Personal Learning

Using Public Google Waves For Personal Learning

There’s always a shiny new toy– and with it the stampede to use. Yes that was also me once too 🙁  Nowadays I’ve learnt very slow, steady saves time and my sanity. So I’m incredibly proud of the fact that I’ve never watched ANY Google Wave videos, read ANY tutorials and avoided every invite until I stumbled across a reason for investigating. My motivation was I discovered you can set up public waves that any one can join. I decided…

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Here’s What I Said On Educational blogging! What Would You Say?

Here’s What I Said On Educational blogging! What Would You Say?

Commenters on my What Are Your Thoughts on Educational Blogging? post asked if I would share the essence of my presentation from Alec Couros‘ s EC&I 831: Social Media & Open Education course — so as promised here it is! You can watch an Elluminate recording of the session here. Pre-presentation Preparation One of the best aspects of Alec’s course is that participants post reflections on their blogs.  Wouldn’t that be nice if you could research and interact with participants…

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A Year Later And Are We Using Different Tools To Connect To Our PLNs?

A Year Later And Are We Using Different Tools To Connect To Our PLNs?

One year ago I asked my network to complete a survey on Personal Learning Network. The survey was used in a series of presentations and to build my PLN Yourself website. Being a year later I’m wondering how much has changes?  Are we using different tools to connect?  Are the tools we would recommend to new people different? Can you help in the following ways: Can you please complete my new Personal Learning Networks Survey? There are only 2 questions…

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What Are Your Thoughts on Educational Blogging?

What Are Your Thoughts on Educational Blogging?

I’m doing a presentation next week for Alec Couros‘ s EC&I 831: Social Media & Open Education course and as part of it I’ve need to organise some required reading one week prior to the presentation. I’ve been asked to focus on educational blogging and building personal learning networks so I’m hoping you can help as I want to: Demonstrate how conversations in blog comments provides greater knowledge gain for all involved, because each individual sees a different perspective of…

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Here’s My Blogging Story! What’s Yours?

Here’s My Blogging Story! What’s Yours?

Well I’m a bit late  to help John Connell with his session at BBC’s Glasgow HQ! But I like the blogging questions and think others would be intrigued by my answers. 1.  How did you get into blogging? I’m sure lots of people that are very glad I’m blogger would be totally surprised by the fact that initially I really struggled with the concept of blogging — Why anyone would blog and why others read their blogs? It took almost…

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Twitter (and Humans) Don’t Always Get It Correct!

Twitter (and Humans) Don’t Always Get It Correct!

Credit where credit is due is important. Yes the “Twitter Handbook for Teachers” is an excellent resource. While it is lovely for people on twitter to regularly thank me for the resources I create (and to get all the retweets of thanks) — I DID NOT write Twitter Handbook for Teachers.  But I can understand why people think I did. It was written by Tomaz Lasic (@lasic) who used the quote from my PLN Yourself wiki on the front page…

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Can Addictions Scare Readers?

Can Addictions Scare Readers?

Can be only one response to this tweet! Readers should answer it 😎 Personally I find it hard to believe for two main reasons: a) I’m a chocolate addict – I think we need a clarification of addiction! b) That it could be very scary! Your thoughts: Is Ashley Proud right? Does it make me scary? And can an addition scare readers? Perhaps truth – he’s a chocolate hater? Disclaimer: Sue Waters is a serious blogger And if you’re enjoying…

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The Great USA Coca Cola and Chocolate Scandal!

The Great USA Coca Cola and Chocolate Scandal!

It’s my last day in USA and I’m taking home so many lovely memories of USA…..except for Coca Cola and Cadbury chocolate. IMHO it is a scandal! The Taste of American Coca Cola and Chocolate Being well known for my Coca Cola and chocolate love (it’s what I’m holding in my avatar) I feel a need to expose this scandal. Worse still that I have to confess I’ve been drinking Pepsi and feeling physically sick from the memory of eating…

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