The Innovative Educator named blog to follow in 2014

What a nice gift this holiday season to find that Common Sense Media's Graphite blog listed this The Innovative Educator as one of the 11 to follow in 2014. This blog was in great company with several members of my personal learning network being named as well. Here is the rest of the list:

1.Steven Anderson@web20classroom

2.Richard Byrne@rmbyrne

3.Lisa Dabbs@teachingwthsoul

4.Vicki Davis@coolcatteacher

5.Michael Gorman@mjgormans

6.Mary Beth Hertz@mbteach

7.Erin Klein@KleinErin

8.Scott Mcleod@mcleod

9.Darcy Moore@Darcy1968

10.Tom Murray@thomascmurray

Here's what they said about me:

Lisa Nielsen, author of the Innovative Educator, has a great ear for what’s happening in educational technology, and keeps readers attuned to the latest developments. No wonder she was recently awarded the Making IT Happen award at this year's NYSCATE conference. Making IT Happen is a program that identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the world for their commitment and innovation. In addition to blogging and tweeting, Nielsen is the director of digital literacy and citizenship at the New York City Department of Education.

Check out the post on the Graphite blog here and discover why you might want to consider adding some of these other great people and their blogs to your PLN in the New Year.

Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.

Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of her employer.

Lisa Nielsen (@InnovativeEdu) has worked as a public-school educator and administrator since 1997. She is a prolific writer best known for her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator. Nielsen is the author of several books and her writing has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Tech & Learning.  

Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of her employer.