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    • Blogging in the K-12 Classroom By Ashley Sikayun ED 480 – Ed Tech Spring 2009
    • What is a “blog?”
      • Short for “web log”
      • An online journal
      • Allows for interaction between
      • the writer and the readers
      • through comments
      • Includes articles, images, video, links to other sites, and comments
      • Many types of blogs – personal, entertainment, business, media/news, educational, etc.
      • Approximately 70 million blogs on the web
    • Blogs vs. Websites
      • Blogs are easier to update and maintain
        • Blog entries are automatically posted
        • Variety of ready-made templates for customization
      • Blogs encourage discussion easily through allowing comments
      • Blogs can be easily accessed and updated from anywhere
      • Variety of hosting websites to chose from: blogger.com , livejournal.com , wordpress.com , etc .
    • Why use blogging in the classroom?
      • Interactive – encourages discussion
      • and reflection
      • Integrate technology
      • Huge motivator for students
      • Share classroom happening’s with parents,
      • relatives, and other students from around the world
      • Allow students to practice writing and reading skills
        • article on Engaging Boys in Reading and Writing
      • Document and showcase student work for others to evaluate
      • Great source for lessons, activities & encouragement for teachers
      • Gets students to WRITE, REACT, & SHARE
    • How can you use blogging?
      • Post writing prompts or journaling topics for students to respond to
      • Assign groups of students to do a post on special school events or a summary of a classroom unit
      • Have students respond to a reading and reflect
      • Connect with another school blog and have students respond to each others’ posts
      • Have students report on the progress
      • of an ongoing group project
      • Many, many more ideas
    • Blogging Safety
      • Be aware of the
      • school’s Acceptable Use Policy
      • Teach students blogging etiquette and blogging safety
      • Have clear expectations, rules, and consequences for student blogging
      • Use “gated blogs” where teachers can approve posts and comments before they are published
      • Tips for online safety
    • Creating a classroom blog
      • 5 educational blogging tools
        • 21 Classes
        • Class Blogmeister
        • Edublogs / Learnerblogs
        • Think.com
        • Gaggle
        • Blogger
      • TeachersFirst for overview and comparison
    • Sample Classroom Blogs
      • Mr. Brune’s 5 th Grade Blog
      • Mrs. Cassidy’s 1 st Grade Blog
      • Create your own classroom blog tutorial
      • from Educational Tech in the Classroom
    • Sources
      • Creating a Science Classroom Blog
      • Blogging Basics by Lorrie Jackson
      • www.eductionworld.com/a_teach/techtorial
      • TeachersFirst http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/blog/blogbasics.cfm
      • Educational Technology in the Classroom http://www.blog.classroomteacher.ca
      • Online Safety http://ps130.wordpress.com/online-safety/
      • Mr. Brune’s 5 th Grade Blog
      • Mrs. Cassidy’s 1 st Grade Blog