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  • Using Blogs to Improve Student Motivation and Learning Daisy EDIT 490 - Powerful New Media for Classroom
  • Objective
    • Encourage teachers in my school to use technology in the classrooms.
    • For teachers to get an understanding of how blogs can facilitate the communication with students and parents.
    • Encourage teachers to create a site for students to socially interact by using their literacy skills to communicate important topics in the classroom.
  • How it Supports Learning
    • Stay connected
    • Improve communication
    • Can be accessed from anywhere
    • Eliminates confusion
    • Discuss and Resolve Issues
    • Share ideas on new teaching strategies
  • Why Blog?
    • Students can provide commentary, as questions and play an active role in social networking
    • A classroom blog will keep students up-to-date with information on current topics, details on assignments and deadlines.
    Why Blog? Cont’d
  • Why Blog? Cont’d
    • A classroom is an effective way for teachers to monitor the communication topics, participation and assessment.
  • Common Elements of a Weblog Page
    • Blog title
    • Date of Post
    • Links you add
    • Archive by month
    • Archive by Calendar
    • Link from Excerpt to main article
    • Title of Post
    • Body of Post or Excerpt
  • Create a Blog Go to http://www.blogger.com/start Step 1 - Create an Account
  • Name Your Blog
    • Step 2 - Check Availability
  • Choose Template
    • Step 3 - Choose Your Style
  • A Classroom Blog Allows you to add links, post questions, surveys, journal, etc.
  • Establishing a Purpose
    • What are the goals you plan to accomplish with a Blog
    • Post topics on related subject
    • Important dates
    • Notes
    • Things to remember
    • Journal Entries
    • Resources
  • Teacher Blogs
    • Share ideas on new teaching strategies
    • Collaborative Blog
    • Staff Development Blogs – brings educators together
  • Student Blogs
    • Supports Learning/Collaboration - pairing students from different classrooms-older/younger - students motivation and excitement grow when new group of students are brought into the blog.
    • Stay connected – they question and challenge each other
    • Improves communication
    • Can be accessed from anywhere
    • Eliminates confusion
    • Discuss and Resolve Issues
    • Writing for a meaningful purpose
    • Students get an understanding of real-world applications