Are you currently a blogger? I know that there are many teacher bloggers out there, and I’m proud to say that I subscribe to several for inspiration and ideas. While I haven’t always been a blogger, I’ve been dabbling in it off and for the past 2-3 years. I’m definitely more consistent now, and have […]
As I’d mentioned before, we’re finally blogging! At the time of this writing, there are 172 student posts on our team blog. I’m so proud of my students for doing this without any fuss or muss, and I’m hoping that after a few more opportunities, they’ll see the value in it. As someone who’s always […]
We’re finally blogging! We’ve gone from paper blogging to the real deal! Yesterday we logged in and went step-by-step, going through the different components of a blog post in Edublogs. I wanted them to slowly learn the procedures that they should follow every time they post to the class blog. Starting this week they’ll be blogging in their […]
I will be the first to admit that paper blogging was not in any way my original idea. I actually saw the idea from several posts: Paper Blogs: A Lesson in Commenting on Student Blogs Learning to Blog Using Paper Blogging Lesson Plan- Writing Making Paper Blogs to Prepare for the Online Experience I had searched […]
I mentioned before that a few years back I incorporated student blogging and created a series of lessons. I had blogging, commenting, and copyright use lessons, however I revisited those and found them to be stale. So this time around I searched for new material that I could utilize to spruce up those lessons. There are […]
These past few weeks I’ve been reading some game-changing posts by George Couros. I’m particularly drawn to his posts about why educators and administrators should blog, and about having students create digital portfolios via blogs. Both of these ideas resonate with me, particularly the part about students having a voice for an authentic audience, and using […]
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