Portable Radio/TV nominated for award!

edublog_awards_use_of_media-tztb4eGreat news! Portable Radio and Portable TV were nominated for a 2014 Edublog award in the category of “Best Educational Use Of Media.” Thanks to the person or people who nominated us.

I’m very proud of everyone’s hard work on all of the shows we’ve made over the years.

There are many excellent websites/blogs/podcasts in the category we were nominated in.  Click here to check them out.

You can vote for any of the finalists by clicking on the thumbs up logo. However, if you are in my class, you’ll need to ask your parents for permission to set up an account with Listly before voting. Information on how to vote is found here.

Voting ends Monday, December 15th!

Our Youngest Fan!


This is Eva, Mme Marnie’s daughter. Mme Marnie, who teaches here at Berrigan Elementary School in Ottawa, Canada, tells us the Eva loved watching our “Clothes pin Challenge”.
Here’s a comment she left for us:
Hello Students of Portable Radio and Portable TV! I am looking forward to coming back to school after the December holidays. My class will gladly be accepting your challenges in the New Year! Keep up the great work! You have a new fan! My daughter Eva watched your video intently today! See you all in 2014!

CIRA announces winners of the ShowUsYour.CA contest

The following is an excerpt from a press release put out by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority:

04.06.2010 – Ottawa – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is pleased to announce that ArtSchoolReviews.ca submitted the winning video in the ShowUsYour.CA contest.

‘ArtSchoolReviews.ca Loves Our .CA’ was chosen by public voting as the favourite video of the contest, and will receive a MacBook Pro and be featured in a future .CA marketing campaign.

The first runner up in the contest is ‘DringDring.ca’. Dringdring is a Montreal company founded by Annie Legroulx that produces and sells original hand-painted metal bicycle bells. Dringdring.ca will receive a 64GB iPod touch.

‘Portable Radio’s .CA Rocks’, a video about a podcast produced by a group of grade five students in Ottawa, was the second runner up and will receive a Flip UltraHD camcorder.