Creating Thriving Online Communities

Yesterday Suzanne posted “How to reach critical mass?” in EduBloggerWorld forum. She said “Every new education community I have joined has been slow to get off the ground, and eventually, I will stop coming and checking, as there is nothing new to read or respond to”. Having been involved with several online communities, I can…

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Has The 31 Days To Build A Better Blog Really Ended? I Think NOT!

Well the Minilegends might think they are the Winners of the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog! But they’re not! (Great Sue, you just made a class of 8 and 9 year olds cry because after a day of excitement they think they are not getting the chocolate! Stop crying kids, the chocolates yours!).…

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And The Winners Are…..The MiniLegends!

It’s been 31 Days of hard work, slogging away, often feeling like there was no way that we could make it over the steep mountains, but we have! 31Days to Build a Better Blog are over! WOW what a fantastic journey, we have learnt so much, our blogs are better and more importantly we have…

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How Do We Get Others To BUY IN? To Make Them Go The Extra Miles With E-learning?

The other week I received an email to a presentation for school teachers on e-learning, which I agreed without hesitation, at no cost, because: Funnily enough it is the high school my oldest son attends (emotional attachment) I am responsible for auspicing their aquaculture program at the school i.e the teacher delivers VET qualifications at…

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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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Love iGoogle – Get iGoogle Skins!

Gabriela is an ABSOLUTE LEGEND – she knows what I am an interested in and as a member of my del.icio.us network, she adds bookmarks for web sites to my del.icio.us account that she KNOWS I WILL LIKE. If you are not familar with del.icio.us or want to learn how to use del.icio.us more effectively…

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31 Days to Build a Better Blog–- Days 20-26

Energy has been an issue during our Chocolate Challenge of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog, but with just over one week to go, I am thinking the challenge participants definitely deserve a party next Saturday to celebrate their achievements – although different time zones may cause an interesting debate for us to decide…

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