I recently came across a few long-standing blogs that never crossed my path during my Google searches, and I was thinking that a Classroom 2.0 discussion about blog-sharing might be helpful, since we are members of "the social network for educators using collaborative technologies".

If you have a blog you'd like to share, either your own, or one that you'd recommend, post a reply with a link to the blog, the author's name, the focus of the blog, and perhaps a few words about why you find it interesting or useful.

Update: Follow me on Twitter
http://twitter.com/lynnmarentette
Here are my blogs:

TechPsych
Interactive Multimedia Technology

I have another blog that I use to post my reflections about what I'm learning in my mid-life journey as a computer/tech student:
The World Is My Interactive Interface

(I changed the name of the blog to reflect my current topics.)

Update 6/15/10
It has been a very busy school year!  The exciting news is that one of my schools has a multi-touch SMARTTable, and every classroom has an interactive whiteboard.  The teachers worked very hard to ramp up their IWB skills and I'm amazed at how quickly this interactive technology was adopted.    Of course, interactive applications and websites are pretty awesome on a huge screen or display!    The best part is that this technology has opened up the minds of a good number of students with severe autism characteristics.

In April, I participated in a workshop at ACM's 2010 CHI conference. The topic of the workshop focused on the next generation of human-computer interaction and education.

I also joined the SparkOn group, "a social platform for people that are sparked (inspired) by creative and emergent technologies"


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My blog is at www.switchspace.blogspot.com - I am a University Prof. (don't hold it against me) and I am very interested in 21st Century learning and changing my mindset (hence switchspace) to be a a full fledged learner. I am also engage in helping others understand the power of connected learning.
Technology is connecting people from a variety disciplines in academia- and in the "real world". Google the word "convergence" and see what you find!
Last semester I taught a graduate level course designed to introduce students to web-based social networking environments and provide them with the resources and experiences to effectively integrate them into their teaching repertoire. All content was made available through our blog, BeyondWebCT. The graduate students in the course co-created the blog, participated in a live Elluminate session and follow up Skypecast and also crafted a wiki of Web 2.0 terms.
What a good experience you provided for your grad students!

Lynn
Our Training Department is always looking for new and effective ways of delivering training. This year I have taken it upon myself to push the implementation of web 2.0 applications and my blog is all about my research. http://goingweb20.blogspot.com
www.bloggingonthebay.org- Bill Gaskins--Professional reflections and personal learning blog
This is very useful, Lynn. And I've really enjoyed your blogs on the HASTAC site, too. Thanks!
I really found this thread to be useful, too. I've been impressed with the blogs I've come to know through this forum.

Here is one I just found:

http://stevenjburns.blogspot.com/

Steven is fairly new to blogging. His posts are very well-organized and thoughtful.
I am a private high school computer teacher but I blog about all thing related to educational technology at my blog at http://www.edtechvision.org .

My goal: to go to each of your blogs (at least once) and write a comment or two over the course of the next few months. Maybe I'll consider adding your RSS to my Bloglines account.

Here is how I use my Bloglines account. I create folders for all of the ed tech blogs I read. Here are my folders: personal, ed tech bloggers, under consideration and last chance. When I stumble across a blog I might be interested in I add the feed in the under consideration folder. When I find that I enjoy the blog and read it often it moved up in rank to the ed tech bloggers folder while some of those are demoted to last chance before I decide to do away with the feed.
Colette,

I visited your blog and I'll be visiting it again soon!

Thanks for sharing how you organize the blogs you read. I've been trying to comment on other people's blog posts that I find useful or interesting, but my approach hasn't been very systematic.

I've organized my blog subscriptions in tabs on my iGoogle home page. I have one tab for edublogs, and another for blogs that are about usability, human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, artificial intelligence, emerging technologies, and so forth.
Colette,
I like your idea of different folders for the tech blogs. I might do the same as my reader is over 150(with about 10 folders).

Question: Did you get, or do you need, permission of the students before they are posted on the internet?

I think a good idea would be to have all the blog here in some form of list. Not that I have time to do it, just an idea.
Kevin
I like your blog. I found some great things and subscribed to it. I like the way your write your posts also.

Check out mine at http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/

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