KIDBLOGS:	 FOR	 STUDENTS

@hoosier_teacher
WHY	 BLOG?	 
...With Students
CREATE	 WRITERS

Originally shared on Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/blog/poetry-lesson-plan-I-am-from-elena-aguilar?
ut...
21ST	 CENTURY

Originally shared on TeachThought http://www.teachthought.com/learning/how-learning-currencies-are-evolving...
21ST	 CENTURY

Originally shared on TeachThought http://www.teachthought.com/learning/how-learning-currencies-are-evolving...
3
Share
Share work
Share thoughts
Share learning
WITH	 AN	 AUDIENCE
SHARE

Inspire a Student’s Voice
Anchor Standard
6. Use technology,
including the Internet,
to produce and
publish writing and to
interact and
collaborate....
TO	 START...
PLAN	 YOUR	 ROLLOUT
1.What is your learning goal?
2.Create a KidBlog Account
3.Become familiar with KidBlogs
4.Create stud...
What are you trying to teach
students with the classroom blog?
To improve students writing
To improve online communication...
GO	 TO...
http://kidblog.org/home/
GUIDELINES
Take the ideas on the next couple of
slides and modify them to work with your
classroom.
POSTING	 
Blogging Rules Chart Idea
1.Think before you post~ Use responsible and
respectful language. Don’t jeopardize you...
POSTING	 

Mrs. Morris and Ms. Jordan’s Guidelines found here: http://4kmand4kj.global2.vic.edu.au/
guidelinessafety/blog-...
POSTING	 
Blogging Rules Chart Idea
Follow the writing process. Posts are a
published piece of writing.
POSTING	 	 
Think
Post things that are...
True
Helpful
Inspiring
Necessary
Kind
COMMENTING
TAG
(via Nina on Pinterest)

1.Tell the writer something you liked
2.Ask the writer a question
3.Give the write...
COMMENTING
Commenting Guidelines
1.READ the blog post carefully.
2.Be RESPECTFUL
3.Don’t use TEXTING LANGUAGE. (i.e. ttly,...
ACTIVITIES
Year-long projects

Respond to teacher

Writer’s Workshop

Connect globally

Writing Units/Genres

Poetry Units

Free Choi...
ESTABLISH	 A	 ROUTINE
Overall, establish a routine and allow for students to
post often. Don’t make this a one-and-done
pr...
RUBRICS
Blogging Rubric Ex 1
Blogging Rubric Ex 2
Blogging Rubric Ex 3
Blogging Rubric Ex 4
Comment Guidelines 1
Comment G...
Resources
Kidblog Support Page by Kidblog
Learning to Blog Using Paper First by Karen McMillan, 2010
8 Tips for Blogging b...
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Kidblog session 13-14

  1. 1. KIDBLOGS: FOR STUDENTS @hoosier_teacher
  2. 2. WHY BLOG? ...With Students
  3. 3. CREATE WRITERS Originally shared on Edutopia http://www.edutopia.org/blog/poetry-lesson-plan-I-am-from-elena-aguilar? utm_source=googleplus&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-tellyourstory-motivationmonday-repost
  4. 4. 21ST CENTURY Originally shared on TeachThought http://www.teachthought.com/learning/how-learning-currencies-are-evolving/
  5. 5. 21ST CENTURY Originally shared on TeachThought http://www.teachthought.com/learning/how-learning-currencies-are-evolving/
  6. 6. 3 Share Share work Share thoughts Share learning
  7. 7. WITH AN AUDIENCE SHARE Inspire a Student’s Voice
  8. 8. Anchor Standard 6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate. K With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. 2nd 4th With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. With some guidance and support from adults, use technology including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate a sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting. Common Core
  9. 9. TO START...
  10. 10. PLAN YOUR ROLLOUT 1.What is your learning goal? 2.Create a KidBlog Account 3.Become familiar with KidBlogs 4.Create student accounts 5.Ask for help when needed (That’s why I’m here.) 6.Review what blogging is with parents and stus 7.Set and share guidelines with parents and stus 8.Introduce and practice Posting 9.Introduce and practice Commenting
  11. 11. What are you trying to teach students with the classroom blog? To improve students writing To improve online communication To promote 21st Century skills LEARNING GOAL?
  12. 12. GO TO... http://kidblog.org/home/
  13. 13. GUIDELINES Take the ideas on the next couple of slides and modify them to work with your classroom.
  14. 14. POSTING Blogging Rules Chart Idea 1.Think before you post~ Use responsible and respectful language. Don’t jeopardize your publishing privilege! 2.Be safe online ~ Don’t post personal information! 3.Our writing is for many different people to see~ Be proud of what you write! 4.Use your best spelling, complete sentences, and grammar~ Get into good habits by practicing what you’ve learned. 5.Your writing should be reflective~ Include your thoughts and feelings to make your writing more personal and engaging.
  15. 15. POSTING Mrs. Morris and Ms. Jordan’s Guidelines found here: http://4kmand4kj.global2.vic.edu.au/ guidelinessafety/blog-guidelines/
  16. 16. POSTING Blogging Rules Chart Idea Follow the writing process. Posts are a published piece of writing.
  17. 17. POSTING Think Post things that are... True Helpful Inspiring Necessary Kind
  18. 18. COMMENTING TAG (via Nina on Pinterest) 1.Tell the writer something you liked 2.Ask the writer a question 3.Give the writer a positive suggestion
  19. 19. COMMENTING Commenting Guidelines 1.READ the blog post carefully. 2.Be RESPECTFUL 3.Don’t use TEXTING LANGUAGE. (i.e. ttly, lol, jj) 4.Write in COMPLETE SENTENCES.
  20. 20. ACTIVITIES
  21. 21. Year-long projects Respond to teacher Writer’s Workshop Connect globally Writing Units/Genres Poetry Units Free Choice Writing Weekly Word Work Reader’s Response Power Writing Blog Challenges Share iPad Creations Post video projects Reflect on learning IDEAS FOR STUS
  22. 22. ESTABLISH A ROUTINE Overall, establish a routine and allow for students to post often. Don’t make this a one-and-done project. Instead, create a series of challenges for you and your students to complete on a regular basis to “Augment” a common instructional strategy with the power of online commenting and a larger audience than the classroom teacher.
  23. 23. RUBRICS Blogging Rubric Ex 1 Blogging Rubric Ex 2 Blogging Rubric Ex 3 Blogging Rubric Ex 4 Comment Guidelines 1 Comment Guidelines 2
  24. 24. Resources Kidblog Support Page by Kidblog Learning to Blog Using Paper First by Karen McMillan, 2010 8 Tips for Blogging by Lisi Gopin, 2012 So you Wanna Use Blogs in the Classroom 14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging By Pernille Ripp, 2011 Student Blogging Guidelines by Kim Cofino Five Reasons First Graders Would Rule the Blog World Five Steps to Start a Classroom Blog Why Students Should Blog-My Top Ten By Pernille Ripp, 2010 How to Start a Blog by Tracey Gardner focus on Blogger 7 Things You Should Know About Blogs Education Blog Directory with Several Examples BrainPOP Blog video 33 Ways to Use Blogs in the Classroom 15 More Blog Topics for your School for Blogging Ideas

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