Here’s my 2012 Edublog nominations. While it is difficult to narrow down my choices, these are sites I visit and read just about every single day and important nodes in my own professional learning network. Thanks to all!
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day: Consistently, day-after-day provides links to valuable information for all educators.
Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Diane Ravitch’s new blog gives voice to public education advocates everywhere.
Best EdTech/ Resource Sharing Blog
Free Technology for Teachers: Very reliable and consistent resource on web and technology tools for the classroom.
The Tempered Radical: An ongoing and constant voice of a classroom teacher and all things teaching.
A Media Specialist’s Guide to the Internet: Site with tons of information and resources from the perspective a media specialist.
A Principal’s Reflection: Voice of an administrator who advocates for technology and leadership.
Jerry Blumengarten Cybrary1: A trumpet blast in a 140 characters sounding the way in all things ed tech.
#edchat: The most influential and ongoing conversation about all things education.
Free Web Tool
Edmodo: A total online teaching environment, that I can say I have used as both teacher and administrator.
Twitter: Most useful social media tool yet.
Evernote: Evernote continues to evolve and change its mobile apps, always with the end user in mind. They get better and better.