Time Magazine’s announcement of ‘Person of the Year’ focused the light on all the Web 2.0 things that have been evolving over the last three years, blogs, podcasts, wikis and the main sites such as Myspace and Blogger.
Give yourself a pat on the back: you’ve been selected as Time magazine’s
“Person of the Year” — along with everyone else who uses the internet.
In a related story, after a near all Canadian sweep of the 2005 awards, the rest of the world made a comeback in 2006 with the Edublog awards, although there was still a pretty big Canadian presence with
Best Group Blog:Polar Science 2006
YES I Can! Science team, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Diane Hammond, Susan Stiff, and Dr. Tom Stiff (Canada)
Most Influential Post, Resource or Presentation:K12 Online Conference 2006
Darren Kuropatwa (Canada), Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach (USA), Wes Fryer (USA)
This leads me to believe that Online tools will be a major focus of Educational reform, in the Year 2015.