Alas though I had blogged about it in my previous post, I was away from an internet connection on Friday and yesterday and consequently missed the chance to officially participate in Blog Day 2007. That being the case I will attempt to remedy the situation with the following rather eclectic group who have been chosen for a range of different reasons that I will try to elaborate on;
- Cycling Webquest is a really nice use of a blog to develop a webquest. Tammy and her co-questers are pre-service education students in Tasmania. Though it is not your standard blog it is fascinating to see another iteration for the blogging interface.
- Sue at And another thing has been blogging for a couple of months now and looking down her blogroll she has definitely been out and about in checking out what is around in the blogosphere so it’s our turn now to return the compliment.
- Chris at The 3B Bulletin is very new, I helped her set up her blog only on the weekend. Her’s is a story of persistence though. She came to a PD I ran earlier on this year, (I think) and went away to set up a blog however things didn’t quite work with the blog so she let it slide. Catching up with me again she persisted over her break time and we managed to get her back on track. Just what the blogosphere needs people who don’t give up making it work.
- Simon at Educating the Dragon is a Welsh teacher, hence the dragon reference. He graciously invited me to have breakfast with him at a recent conference where we got talking. Little did I know of the fascinating work he and his class are doing in NZ using Skype or the fact that we share a couple of blogging buddies in Jane and Allanah, (and no doubt a whole lot more though we didn’t refer to them). Thank goodness for breaky I say.
- My final encouragement is a little self indulgence sort of in that I would like to reference a few more of our exciting Passion Project bloggers, this time not from my class though. For a great take on the world of F1 racing have a look in at the work of Josh C (though I had better get him back to the spellchecker 🙂 ) Zoe is into Italian food and is a dab hand at getting recipes together. Jess, and her whole family are right into basketball as is Stacey. Stacey’s blog is complete with league tables. Finally in this group Hannah has a great passion for dolls.
If you get the chance to check out any or all of these blogs and more importantly leave a comment to encourage them, that will only serve to make us all better bloggers.