Couple of good educator links

I don't do enough of this just linking lark. Here are a couple of good resources that people may find useful:

Not your Grandpa's blog – Jim Groom, Alan Levine and Cole Campese did a session on academic use of blogging. I'd particularly recommend Jim's page as an overview of using blogs in education (and for a Princess Bride clip):

"What if we didn’t understand what we do in education with blogs as
“blogging” but as a quick and easy way to publish online within a
learning community? Or a place to feature a portfolio of students’ best
work? Or a site where professors and staff track their professional and
personal development? What if we understood “campus blogging
initiatives” as a community publishing platform to share, learn, and
integrate various resources from around the Web into a more specific

OnRamp – Jennifer Jones is creating her own guide to new media and technologies for educators on her blog. It covers blogging, RSS, twitter in an accessible, easy manner. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to give introductions to academics on this stuff. It's a series of blog posts, hopefully it'll be pulled together when she's finished into a nice site too.

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