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Looking Back at 2008

By LeaderTalk Contributor — December 29, 2008 1 min read
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As each year comes to a close, I look forward to the year end “Best Of” lists that crop up across my network. It gives me an opportunity to catch up on things I’ve missed since I can never actually keep up these days with the abundance of information being shared.

Here’s a list of a few that came my way in recent days.

Jane Hart’s 100 Great Articles about Learning Tools and Technologies in 2008 - Jane Hart puts together a great series of lists throughout the year. From her Jane’s Pick of the Day or the Top 100 Tools list she gathers together an incredible amount of content in one place. Your sure to pick up something as you browse through her posts.

How to 2008: How to Do Almost Anything with Social Media - This great post from Mashable writer Pete Cashmore, brings you Mashable’s top How-To articles from the year. You’ll find How-to articles on Google, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, Online Video and much more in this series.

Online Collaboration And Learning: The Best Resources Of 2008 From MasterNewMedia - Robin Good is the author of the these resource compilations. Included are sections on Best Video Conferencing Tools, Best Screen Sharing Tools and much more. Unfortunately the Collaborative Tools Map section is not working at this time but hopefully will be up and running soon.

PC Magazine
has put out their list of Top Websites of 2008 on their website. They have two sub lists Top 100 Classic Websites and Top 100 Undiscovered Websites. It takes a bit to get through the copious amounts of advertising on each page but their list contains many sites that were new to me.

David Byrne has put together his Top 12 List of Favourite Resources for 2008 in two posts Part 1 and Part 2 over at his Free Technology for Teachers blog.

Best of 2009 everyone!

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John Evans

[cross-posted at the old LeaderTalk blog (including comments)]

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