Edublog Awards 2009

It is that time of year again—time to make nominations for the Edublog Awards!  Here is the scoop straight from the Edublogs Awards site:

Welcome to the 2009 Edublog Awards.

Celebrating the achievements of edubloggers, twitterers, podcasters, video makers, online communities, wiki hosts and other web based users of educational technology.

Now into our 6th year!

And this year we’re going to run the nominations for each category just the same as we did last year :)

In order to nominate blogs for the 2009 Edublog Awards you have to link to them first!

  • Nominations: Close Tuesday 8 December!
  • Voting: Ends Wednesday 16 December!
  • Award Ceremony: Friday 18 December!

Nominations are now open… read on to find out how to nominate:

So, first, choose the sites that you want to nominate in the following categories (you can nominate for as many, or as few, categories as you like):

Best individual blog
Best individual tweeter
Best group blog
Best new blog
Best class blog
Best student blog
Best resource sharing blog
Most influential blog post
Most influential tweet / series of tweets / tweet based discussion
Best teacher blog
Best librarian / library blog
Best educational tech support blog
Best elearning / corporate education blog
Best educational use of audio
Best educational use of video / visual
Best educational wiki
Best educational use of a social networking service
Best educational use of a virtual world
Lifetime achievement

Then, follow these two simple steps to nominate (nominations made without links or without correct submission will not be counted)

Step 1: Write a post on your blog linking to:

  1. The Edublog Awards Homepage (that’s here :)
  2. The blogs & sites that you want to nominate (must be linked to!)

You can nominate for as many categories as you like, but only one nomination per category, and not yourself :) You can nominate a blog (or site) for more than one category)

For example:

My Nominations for The 2009 Edublog Awards are:

Best individual blog: Larry Ferlazzo
Best resource sharing blog:
OL Daily

Check out these nomination posts to see how it can be done!

  • Silvia Tolisano has made her nomination post really EASY to grab her links to use in the voting process
  • Liz B. Davis’s nomination post has done an excellent job of explaining her choices

Step 2: Email us the link to your nomination post

Use the form below to contact us, please include a genuine email address (spam free, just in case we need to confirm identity) and the link to your nominations post.

Your complete contact form should look similar to this example below!  You can’t submit your nominations without writing a blog post.

Like others, I don’t feel qualified to nominate for each category, but I will be sharing my nominations I plan to submit in the next few days, so please stay tuned to my blog this week!

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