Starting Your Own Classroom Blog Presented by: Jen Romano Library Media Specialist, Center Grove School
Think about blogging this way… We are going to use www.kidblog.org!
 
The Home Page Log in
What is a dashboard? An accurate, real-time, snapshot of what is available by clicking a tab
Creating a class 1. 2. 1. Name the class  2.  Click Add Class>>
Setting up your class Each student needs a Username, Password, & Role.  Then click Add User.
Writing a post 1. Title it.  2. Add body.  3. Publish or use publishing options. 1. 2. 3.
Example post
Check your posts 1. Click Review Posts  2. Click the post you want to check on 1. 2.
Check comments 1. Click Comments
Looking at the comments Here you can edit, delete, or approve for others to see
Users Check on students to see who has posts and comments
Additional options 1. 2. 1. More options  2. Allows teacher to change role of participant
Settings 3 settings to make blogging safe and fun: General, Privacy, and User Permissions
Blog resources <ul><li>http://kidslearntoblog.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>h...
Thank you! <ul><li>Center Grove colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>www.kidblog.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://rachelboyd.blogspot....
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  • http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=838&amp;title=Why_Let_our_Students_Blog_
  • What is a blog?? We will use www.kidblog.org
  • Log in
  • It gives you an accurate, real-time, snapshot of what is available by clicking on the tab.
  • Name and click add class
  • Username is name…password can be something easy like first initial, last name
  • You can edit, add media, trash, etc.
  • 1. More options such as if a new student comes…adding a new class or creating groups for certain activities, basically helps manage blogs.
  • General: class name, time zone and theme of page. Privacy: posts and comments functionalities User permissions: teacher and moderators capabilities
  • Blogtutorial

    1. 1. Starting Your Own Classroom Blog Presented by: Jen Romano Library Media Specialist, Center Grove School
    2. 2. Think about blogging this way… We are going to use www.kidblog.org!
    3. 4. The Home Page Log in
    4. 5. What is a dashboard? An accurate, real-time, snapshot of what is available by clicking a tab
    5. 6. Creating a class 1. 2. 1. Name the class 2. Click Add Class>>
    6. 7. Setting up your class Each student needs a Username, Password, & Role. Then click Add User.
    7. 8. Writing a post 1. Title it. 2. Add body. 3. Publish or use publishing options. 1. 2. 3.
    8. 9. Example post
    9. 10. Check your posts 1. Click Review Posts 2. Click the post you want to check on 1. 2.
    10. 11. Check comments 1. Click Comments
    11. 12. Looking at the comments Here you can edit, delete, or approve for others to see
    12. 13. Users Check on students to see who has posts and comments
    13. 14. Additional options 1. 2. 1. More options 2. Allows teacher to change role of participant
    14. 15. Settings 3 settings to make blogging safe and fun: General, Privacy, and User Permissions
    15. 16. Blog resources <ul><li>http://kidslearntoblog.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://4teachers.org/ </li></ul>
    16. 17. Thank you! <ul><li>Center Grove colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>www.kidblog.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://rachelboyd.blogspot.com </li></ul>If you have any questions or problems, just ask or email me!!
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