Cabra Library Blog Finalist in Edublog Awards Four Years Running!


I have the great pleasure of announcing that the Cabra Senior Library Blog has once again been shortlisted as a finalist in the this year’s Edublog Awards. This is the fourth year running that we have made the shortlist, check out all the nominated finalists in each category here. To vote for us (please do) or to vote for any other blogs in the other categories just click on the badge above or visit the link here.

Huge thanks goes out to all the students, teachers and everyone else who visited our blog again over the year and made comments or suggestions or just said hello. 2015 was our busiest year ever with over 12400 page hits, up almost 50% on last year!

We are constantly expanding and improving this site and we will continue to use it as a central repository of the best educational technology and reading resources on the internet in 2014.

Vote for us now! Just visit the link to the left, find Cabra Senior Library Blog in the list and click to record your vote. You only have till December 15th. You know you want to.

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2015 Edublog Awards Nominations Now Open


You can nominate the Cabra Senior Library Blog here. Look for the best Library/Librarian blog category. We have been fortunate enough to make the Edublog Awards shortlist for the last 3 years running. Let’s make it number 4!

2015 edublog awards banner

Nominations for the 2015 Edublogs Educational Blogging Awards have now opened. You have till Wednesday 2 December to nominate your favourite educational blogs in any or all of the following categories.
So go nominate your favorite blogs, twitterers, community sites, videos, podcasts and more… for 2015:

The Edublog Awards started in 2004 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.

Working together, we create an invaluable resource of the best-of-the-best on the web!

2015 Categories

Nominations are open from now through Wednesday, December 2nd.

We have decided for 2015 to focus exclusively on blogs in education, so you may notice a few categories from previous years that aren’t included. This will allow us to spend more time reviewing all nominations for a more thorough voting round.

  • Best new blog
  • Best group blog
  • Best class blog
  • Best student blog
  • Best ed tech / resource sharing blog
  • Best teacher blog
  • Best library / librarian blog
  • Best administrator blog
  • Most influential blog post of the year
  • Best individual tweeter
  • Best individual blog

Don’t forget to make your nominations here!

My nominations for 2015 are:

 

 

Cabra Senior Library Blog Finalist in Edublog Awards For Third Year Running!


Edublog Awards 2014 FinalistOh Boy! It gives me immense pleasure to announce that the Cabra Senior Library Blog has once again been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 Edublog Awards. This is the third year running that we have made the shortlist, check out all the nominated finalists in each category here. To vote for us (please do) or to vote for any other blogs in the other categories just click on the badge above or visit the link here. A massive thanks goes out to all the students, teachers and everyone else who visited our blog again over the year and made comments or suggestions or just said hello. We continue to  increase our followers too as well as maintaining our visitor stats once again. We are constantly expanding and improving this site and we will continue to use it as a central repository of the best educational technology and reading resources on the internet in 2014.

Vote for us now! Just visit the link to the left, find Cabra Senior Library Blog in the list and click on the thumbs up button. You will need to sign in or sign up to vote. You only have till December 15th. You know you want to.

2014 Edublog Awards Nominations Now Open


You can nominate the Cabra Senior Library Blog here. Look for the best Library/Librarian blog category.

Nominations for the 2014 Edublogs Educational Blogging Awards have now opened. You have till Monday 24 November to nominate your favourite educational blogs in any or all of the following categories.
So go nominate your favorite blogs, twitterers, community sites, videos, podcasts and more… for 2014:

 

My nominations for 2014 are:

Best teacher blog

Gryphon Science Blog: http://gryphonscience.com/

Best ed tech / resource sharing blog
Phil Bradley’s I want to blog: http://www.philb.com/iwantto.htm

Best library / librarian blog

The Daring Librarian: http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/

To nominate your own favourite educational blogs find go here:

2013 in Review


It’s been another brilliant year for the Cabra Senior Library blog with blog visits up by almost 50% on last year! more posts and comments this year too. We were also short listed for the best Library/Librarian Blog in the Edublog Awards for the second year running. All in all a great year. For a detailed summary of activity on the blog this year check out the WordPress report below. I hope you enjoy the rest of your holidays and look forward to seeing you in 2014.

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,100 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

 

2013 Edublog Awards Nominations Now Open


EdublogsEdublog Awards 2013

Nominations for the 2013 Edublogs Educational Blogging Awards have now opened. You have till Sunday 1 December to nominate your favourite educational blogs in any or all of the following categories.
So go nominate your favorite blogs, twitterers, community sites, videos, podcasts and more… for 2013:

My nominations for 2013 are:

Best Group Blog

Gryphon Science Blog: http://gryphonscience.com/

Best teacher blog

Cabra Dominican College Art Blog: http://cabracollegeart.wordpress.com/

Best ed tech / resource sharing blog
Phil Bradley’s I want to blog: http://www.philb.com/iwantto.htm

Best library / librarian blog

Information Tyrannosaur: http://andyburkhardt.com/

To nominate your own favourite educational blogs find go here: