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  • 1. blogging as professional learning Graham Wegner 2007
  • 2. professional dialogue opportunities conferences staffroom learning teams www.flickr.com/photos/33917177@N00/93877390
  • 3. recurring problems lack of time limited choice locked into traditional delivery modes www.flickr.com/photos/33917177@N00/93877390 www.flickr.com/photos/33917177@N00/93877390
  • 4. what if? www.flickr.com/photos/42788859@N00/318947873
  • 5. you could access other people’s classroom practices have other educators suggest resources and offer advice network with educators worldwide http://www.mrmeyer.com/blog/
  • 6. you could notice new and emerging trends hold exploratory discussions of ideas without the constraints of time and cost http://www.mrmeyer.com/blog/
  • 7. create your own blogging network 21 st century professional learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/35468148654@N01/291537716
  • 8. heard of this stuff? Web 2.0 (read/write web) the “Flat World” “ Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants.” lifelong learning exponential change http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmh4you/84179796/
  • 9. some people think blogging is this but it's not http://www.flickr.com/photos/35468141938@N01/10404265
  • 10. A blog based presentation by Alan Levine , 2005. More Than Just Cat Diaries
  • 11. let's start with a personal story August, 2005
  • 12. discovering edublogging Steve Dembo David Warlick Will Richardson
  • 13. growing my own edublogging network reading posts following links and blogrolls public Bloglines accounts
  • 14. blogging starts as a solo activity be patient http://www.flickr.com/photos/leighblackall/180284466/
  • 15. writing on my blog my work ideas about education notes from T&D sessions & conferences initiatives and projects responding to other bloggers
  • 16. commenting on other people's blogs offer insight build on their ideas share your experience challenge with tact point to useful resources
  • 17. meanwhile back at the blog comments slowly add to the conversation
  • 18.  
  • 19. commenting tips add to the conversation feel free to disagree (politely) learn some basic HTML to add links encourage newcomers with comments don’t be afraid to comment on your comments!
  • 20. which leads to this Christian Long think:lab
  • 21. connect to classroom teachers education experts administrators and policy makers visionaries and radicals
  • 22. potential grassroots influence sharing resources and ideas open educators just-in-time Professional Learning www.flickr.com/photos/51035690764@N01/13471256
  • 23.