Are you wondering how to use cool new web 2.0 tools, especially blogs, in your classroom?  Are you looking for inspiration or quality examples of how to use blogs in educational settings?  Surf over and look at the nominees for the 2007 Edublog Awards!  Edublogs, a blogging site owned by WordPress, is designed especially for educators.   Although Edublogs is “blocked” here in our district, you can override the filter by clicking the “continue” button if you wish to browse these blogs at school.  Better yet, set aside a few hours to enjoy some hot chocolate on the sofa while you explore these outstanding and exceptional blogs!  Drum roll please……and the nominees are:

1. Best individual blog

2. Best group blog

3. Best new blog

4. Best resource sharing blog

5. Most influential blog post

6. Best teacher blog

7. Best librarian / library blog

8. Best educational tech support blog

9. Best elearning / corporate education blog

10. Best educational use of audio

11. Best educational use of video / visual

12. Best educational wiki

13. Best educational use of a social networking service

14. Best educational use of a virtual world