Monday October 19
3:00 PM Saskatchewan
4:00 PM Central
5:00 PM Eastern
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Introduction
Video
Key Elements of a Blog
Issues of Use
Common Blogging Platforms
Examples of Use
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Video: “What is a Blog ?”
Teacher Tube Video
(http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=13418&...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• Web + Log = Blog
• Ship’s Log / Pilot Log book
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• Many blogs provide commentary or news on a
particular subject.
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• Others function as more personal online diaries.
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• Postings (entries) are displayed in reverse
chronological order.
• The m...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• Postings (entries) are displayed in reverse
chronological order.
• The m...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Key Elements of a Blog:
• The ability for readers to leave comments is an
important part of blogs.
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Issues for Use
Privacy
“I have been really successful with my classroom blog:
http://mrswilkins.ed...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Issues for Use
Defamation or liability
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was fined during...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Issues for Use
Are there others ?
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Issues for Use
Public display of student work / thoughts / etc
Parental/Guardian approval ?
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Common Blogging Platforms
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Blogger
Cost Free
Ads Optional (income for you)
Privacy
You can control who views, posts and autho...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Wordpress
Cost Free
Ads You pay to have them removed.
Privacy
Can have a private blog which only m...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Edublogs
Cost
Free
(Advanced features cost $$ – Edublogs Campus
edition – “Gain complete control o...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Edmodo
Cost Free (future advanced features will cost $$)
Note Teachers sign up for accounts, and t...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
ePals: Schoolblog
Cost Free
Note Advertisements may be displayed in: banners, web
pages, widgets; ...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Weebly
Cost Free (up to 40 students - cost beyond that)
Privacy Weebly supports an unlimited numbe...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Classblogmeister
Cost
Privacy
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Classblogmeister
Cost Free
Note
Class Blogmeister is one of several blogging engines
that have bee...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
21Classes
Cost
Privacy
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
21Classes
Cost
Free
( $8.95/month upgrade to Classroom BlogPortals)
Privacy
Access to portal can b...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
21Classes
Cost
Privacy
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Classchatter
Cost Free (images/audio etc can’t be added to save cost)
Note ClassChatter is built a...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
Math
http://mykhmsmathclass.blogspot.com/
http://blog.mrmeyer.com/
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
English
http://writeoutloud.edublogs.org/
http://englishinthemiddle.edub...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
English
http://bgenglish.blogspot.com/
http://bgexemplar.blogspot.com/
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
Biology
http://missbakersbiologyclass.com/blog/
http://heymrarias.blogsp...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
Chemistry
http://gundulshare.blogspot.com/
http://blogit.cityschools.com...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
Physics
http://mendonphysics.blogspot.com/
http://arapahoehsphysics.blog...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
French
http://amytokschool.blogspot.com/
http://vocabularypractice.blogs...
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
Using it – Professionally
What subject area is this ?
http://mrswilkins.edublogs.org/2008/10/10/
http://credendabill.blogspot.com
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  1. 1. Monday October 19 3:00 PM Saskatchewan 4:00 PM Central 5:00 PM Eastern Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging
  2. 2. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Introduction Video Key Elements of a Blog Issues of Use Common Blogging Platforms Examples of Use
  3. 3. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Video: “What is a Blog ?” Teacher Tube Video (http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=13418&title=What_is_a_Blog )
  4. 4. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • Web + Log = Blog • Ship’s Log / Pilot Log book
  5. 5. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • Many blogs provide commentary or news on a particular subject.
  6. 6. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • Others function as more personal online diaries.
  7. 7. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • Postings (entries) are displayed in reverse chronological order. • The most recent post is at the top of the page.
  8. 8. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • Postings (entries) are displayed in reverse chronological order. • The most recent post is at the top of the page.
  9. 9. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Key Elements of a Blog: • The ability for readers to leave comments is an important part of blogs.
  10. 10. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Issues for Use Privacy “I have been really successful with my classroom blog: http://mrswilkins.edublogs.org/ “The kids love it and I love that you can password protect the posts for double anonymity”
  11. 11. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Issues for Use Defamation or liability Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was fined during the 2006 NBA playoffs for criticizing NBA officials on the court and in his blog.
  12. 12. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Issues for Use Are there others ?
  13. 13. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Issues for Use Public display of student work / thoughts / etc Parental/Guardian approval ?
  14. 14. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Common Blogging Platforms
  15. 15. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Blogger Cost Free Ads Optional (income for you) Privacy You can control who views, posts and authors the blog.
  16. 16. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Wordpress Cost Free Ads You pay to have them removed. Privacy Can have a private blog which only members can access.
  17. 17. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Edublogs Cost Free (Advanced features cost $$ – Edublogs Campus edition – “Gain complete control over privacy.”) Note Because Edublogs is made by educators, for educators, we know about how you can effectively use blogs in teaching and learning. We’re here to provide resources, discussion and suggestions for how you can use Edublogs and we’re always adding to them and working on our methods.
  18. 18. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Edmodo Cost Free (future advanced features will cost $$) Note Teachers sign up for accounts, and then create groups. Each group has a unique code which is distributed by the teacher to the class. Students then sign up (no email address required) and join the group using the code.
  19. 19. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging ePals: Schoolblog Cost Free Note Advertisements may be displayed in: banners, web pages, widgets; links; feeds and newsletters that may be communicated through email and other email functionality.
  20. 20. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Weebly Cost Free (up to 40 students - cost beyond that) Privacy Weebly supports an unlimited number of blogs within your website, with full comment moderation features allowing an open, moderated, or closed conversation.
  21. 21. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Classblogmeister Cost Privacy
  22. 22. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Classblogmeister Cost Free Note Class Blogmeister is one of several blogging engines that have been developed specifically for classroom use. You are welcome to explore the writings of teachers and students alike.
  23. 23. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging 21Classes Cost Privacy
  24. 24. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging 21Classes Cost Free ( $8.95/month upgrade to Classroom BlogPortals) Privacy Access to portal can be restricted to your students only in paid Classroom BlogPortals. The first layer is your Class homepage where students can register and login, find new blog entries or news and assignments from their teacher. The second layer consists of all the individual student blogs.
  25. 25. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging 21Classes Cost Privacy
  26. 26. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Classchatter Cost Free (images/audio etc can’t be added to save cost) Note ClassChatter is built around student safety. No personal student information is ever collected which means that student information can never be compromised. However, your information is just as important. At ClassChatter.com we will never sell or give out your information to any third party. We don't spam and collect no sensitive information.
  27. 27. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally
  28. 28. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally Math http://mykhmsmathclass.blogspot.com/ http://blog.mrmeyer.com/
  29. 29. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally English http://writeoutloud.edublogs.org/ http://englishinthemiddle.edublogs.org/ (companion to above - for parents)
  30. 30. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally English http://bgenglish.blogspot.com/ http://bgexemplar.blogspot.com/
  31. 31. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally Biology http://missbakersbiologyclass.com/blog/ http://heymrarias.blogspot.com/
  32. 32. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally Chemistry http://gundulshare.blogspot.com/ http://blogit.cityschools.com/sschwartz/
  33. 33. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally Physics http://mendonphysics.blogspot.com/ http://arapahoehsphysics.blogspot.com/
  34. 34. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally French http://amytokschool.blogspot.com/ http://vocabularypractice.blogspot.com/
  35. 35. Web 2.0 Tools: Blogging Using it – Professionally What subject area is this ? http://mrswilkins.edublogs.org/2008/10/10/
  36. 36. http://credendabill.blogspot.com
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