Last year, several SLP and SLP-related blogs were nominated for the Edublog awards. According to The Edublog Awards website, the awards are “a community based incentive started in 2005 in response to community concerns relating to how schools, districts and educational institutions were blocking access of learner and teacher blog sites for educational purposes. The purpose of the Edublog awards is promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media.”
Best Individual Blog- iLearn Technology
Best Group Blog- TherapyApp411
Best Twitter Hashtag- #slpeeps
Best Free Webtool- GlogsterEDU
Best Educational Media/Podcast-The Compendium Blog of The A.T.TIPSCAST
Best Educational Use of a Wiki- UDLTechToolkit
Best Open PD- Edcamps
Lifetime Achievement- Special Education Teacher and Mac Genius Meg Wilson
Voting for the 2011 Edublog awards is open until 11:59 pm EST on Tuesday, December 13–that’s TOMORROW– and the winners will be announced during a live online awards ceremony on Wednesday, December 14 at 7 pm EST. You can vote once per day per category through tomorrow at 11:59 pm.
To vote, visit the Vote Here page, then select the category from the pull-down menu. Once you select the category, the list of nominees in that category will appear in another pull-down menu. Christopher Bugaj has a short video tutorial of the voting process on his blog if you’d like more direction.