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Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011
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Music Teacher 2.0: Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom - FMEA 2011

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This session from the 2011 FMEA Conferences provided many different techniques by which teachers can use blogging (and microblogging) to enhance both their educational objectives and administrative …

This session from the 2011 FMEA Conferences provided many different techniques by which teachers can use blogging (and microblogging) to enhance both their educational objectives and administrative tasks. It included a hands-on tutorial for setting up and using a blog and a Twitter account, as well as resources for effective use of both.

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    • 1. Music Teacher 2.0
      Blogging Your Way to a Better Classroom
    • 2. Before We Begin…
      Session Materials: http://musicedmajor.net/FMEA10/blogging
      Handouts: QR Code
      Audio Recording-available afterwards
      On Twitter? Use #mt20 for discussion!
      Not on Twitter yet? Just text to “40404”
      Questions? Ask away!
    • 3. Before We Begin…
    • 4. Before We Begin…
      Session Materials: http://musicedmajor.net/FMEA10/blogging
      Handouts: QR Code
      Audio Recording-available afterwards
      On Twitter? Use #mt20 for discussion!
      Not on Twitter yet? Just text to “40404”
      Questions? Ask away!
    • 5. What IS Blogging, Anyway?
      blog
      we
      weblog
    • 6. What IS Blogging, Anyway?
      Blog – A journal written online and accessible to users of the internet
      Blog – An online, regularly updated journal or newsletter that is readily accessible to the general public by virtue of being posted on a website
      Blog - A website where entries are written in chronological order and commonly displayed in reverse chronological order
    • 7. What IS Blogging, Anyway?
      A blog is a tool for content creation and sharing.
      In other words, a blog is…
      A Teaching Tool!
      Blogging can very easily help you create a better music classroom.
    • 8. A “Better Music Classroom”
      Characteristics of a good music classroom:
      Well-prepared teacher
      Degrees – Compare Years
      Professional Development
      Smoothly-managed program
      Paperwork
      Collecting/Spreading of Information
      Engaged Students!
      Interested in the material
      Excited to learn
    • 9. Well-Prepared Teacher
      Professional Development As We Know It:
      Journals/Periodicals
      In-Service Days
      Conferences
      What type of effect do these create?
      Where does that effect come from?
      How do we replicate this effect?
    • 10. Blogging for Professional Development
      Writing a Blog
      Share your thoughts/ideas
      Ask questions – answers via comments
      Reading Blogs
      Read others’ thoughts/ideas
      Help with others’ questions
      Blogging is Professional Development!
      So… How the heck do we do it??
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    • 12. WordPress.com
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    • 20. RSS/Syndication
      What is it??
      RSS Syndication brings the information to you
      RSS Feeds – List of updates
      Feed Readers—Google Reader, Bloglines
    • 21. Google Reader
    • 22. Syndication Examples
      Blog Syndication
      Integrated in Blog Platform!
      FeedBurner – Advanced Features
      Analytics
      Email Subscription
      Adsense
      Podcast Syndication
      Blog Integration—Plugins
      iTunes Integration!
    • 23. RSS/Syndication Resources
      OPML – File containing multiple RSS Feeds
      Import into RSS Reader
      Music Education OPML Project
      Web-based RSS Aggregation
      MusicEdNews.com
      Professional Development in a Box!
    • 24. Smoothly Managed Program
      How much time do you spend being an administrator?
      FACTS
      Paperwork takes time
      Some paperwork can be reduced using blogging
      This doesn’t apply to everything!
      Blogging can help us distribute information to students and teachers
      Remember RSS?
    • 25. Let’s Compare… Trip Itinerary
      Paper Copy
      Via Classroom Blog
      Get parent emails at beginning of year
      Subscribe them to email RSS Updates
      Type up itinerary online on blog
      Click “Publish”
      80 emails go out to all the Moms/Dads with your itinerary
      Type up itinerary in Word
      Print itinerary
      Make 80 copies
      Distribute in class
      Find 57 on floor after orchestra
      Of the other 23, only half make it into Mom/Dad’s hands
      Make 57 copies the next day
      Find 32 on the floor
    • 26. Advantages to Using a Blog
      Environmentally friendly – less copies!
      100% Guarantee that parents receive the information
      Keeps your classroom clean!
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    • 40. Engaged Students
      (MORE) FACTS:
      Students like being knowledgeable
      Modern Students: Typing > Writing
      Students probably know more about technology than you…
      And That’s OKAY!
    • 41. How Do We Harness This?
      Weekly Reflection Blog
      General Music – What I learned this week
      Performing Ensembles – Rehearsal reflection
      Blog Comments
      Students comment on each others’ posts
      Weekly Listening – Post recording, students comment
    • 42. FAMS Music Blog: Listening Lesson
      FAMS Music Blog: The Magic Flute
    • 43. Twitter: Micro-Blogging
      Twitter Basics
      140-character “Tweets” to followers
      Don’t need to accept a new follower
      Replies, Retweets (FWD)
      Twitter is NOT about telling people what you ate for breakfast!
      Twitter IS a blogging platform
      Twitter IS a tool for content creation and sharing.
      Twitter IS an incredible medium for professional development
    • 44. Hashtags on Twitter
      In Twitter lingo…
      Hashtag = Keyword
      Hashtags let you search for specific topics
      Some examples:
      #followfriday
      #musiced
      #mpln
      #edchat
    • 45. #MusEdChat on Twitter
      The Problems:
      Teachers are Secluded
      Not many music teachers at each school
      This makes Professional Development hard!
      The Solution:
      #MusEdChat
      Weekly Twitter Chat on Music Education
    • 46. #MusEdChat Basics
      Homepage: http://musicedmajor.net/musedchat
      Includes:
      Topic Submission Form
      Topic Poll
      Chat Transcripts
      Chat Recaps
    • 47. #MusEdChat: The Chat
      Monday Nights, 8pm Eastern Time:
      Sign on Twitter (or use an app!)
      Search for “#musedchat”
      Read the Tweets
      Respond using #musedchathashtag
      Reply
      Retweet
      Ask Questions!
    • 48. Wrap-Up
    • 49. Questions?
      For more information:
      http://musicedmajor.net
      Twitter: @Zweibz7, @MusicEdMajor
      Email: andy@andyzweibel.com
      Don’t forget! Materials/Audio available at:
      http://musicedmajor.net/FMEA10/blogging

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