Aussie Slogger Celebrates Blog Day 2007

After being called a True Slogger and being challenged by John Pearce to write yet another blog post, I thought I just had to be one of the first in Australia, and the World, to write a post for BlogDay2007! BlogDay originated from the fact that majority of blog Readers read a very small number…

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Tips for Travellers – What NOT to DO!

Been doing a bit of “Ask the Leyland Brothers” this year with some traveling of the country side. My latest trip was to Melbourne for two days for the Australian Flexible Learning Framework’s Firewall and Network Security workshop. Unfortunately I am a TAD absent minded when traveling and deserve the “Most Disorganised Traveler of the…

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Window to this Edublogger’s World

Today/yesterday (time zone dependent) was the first official online meetup for the new social network, EduBloggerWorld and as part of this event I was asked to share a window into my educational blogging world. But what is EduBloggerWorld, and why is it important? Well, EduBloggerWorld has been created to encourage connections and community among educational…

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Parental Consent, Use of Student Images and The MiniLegends Closure

As mentioned in my previous post Al Upton and the MiniLegends Class Blog was given an Order for Closure. Thanks to all my readers who commented on my post and who left comments of support on Al blog. The comments provided lots of food for thought and indicated the need to clarify more so that…

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Al Upton & The MiniLegend’s Blog Given Order for Closure

Last year I was incredibly fortunate to be able to work closely with the Al Upton and the miniLegends, a class of Year 3 students, aged 8 and 9, during the 31 Days to Build A Better Blog — which involved completing daily tasks to improve our blogs — with an added incentive of Chocolate…

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Have always used PC but just bought myself MacBook. Why?

I have been thinking about the fact that I wanted a Mac now for several months. Why – because I podcast and Macs are meant to be better set up for podcasting. So yesterday my friends in Twitter convinced me that it was time to buy it, they made all the decisions about which one…

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Passion Quilt Is Now Coming Together!

The Passion Quilt meme has definitely been interesting in terms of analyzing the viral nature of an effective meme within the edublogging community. Started on February 10 by Miguel Guhlin it has now appeared on over 100 blogs and it’s progress can be monitored by subscribing to either of these RSS feeds using your feed…

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