#VRT10 - Bring the World in: Blogging with Your Students
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#VRT10 - Bring the World in: Blogging with Your Students #VRT10 - Bring the World in: Blogging with Your Students Presentation Transcript

  • Bring the World in Blogging with Your Students Greta Sandler Background: CC licensed Flickr photo by 21560098@N06 | Photo: CC licensed Flickr photo by angelgb81
  • Why Blog with Students? Teachers need to stop saying ‘hand it in’, and start saying ‘publish it’. Alan November CC licensed by Flickr photo by ruslik
  • Getting Started
    • Setting up the Blog :
    • Sharing Good News: http://kidblog.org/ourgoodnews
    • Teaching about Blogs, Internet Safety and Net Etiquette :
    • Useful Resources:
    • So You Want to Use Kidblog? by Pernille Ripp (@4thGrdTeach)
    • Why the Internet Is Like a Mall by Pernille Ripp (@4thGrdTeach)
    • Learning to Blog Using Paper by Karen McMillan (@McTeach)
    • Forest Green School - Acceptable Use Policy by George Couros (@gcouros)
    • Professor Garfield Foundation: Internet Safety and You
  • Making Connections
    • Motivating Students to Blog
    • Connect with them
    • OUR project, not one project
    • Welcome Post
    CC licensed Flickr photo by 22790819@N04
  • OUR project, not one project!
  • Making Connections
    • Building Community
    • Working with parents
    • Sharing our blog at school
    • Invitation Letter
    CC licensed Flickr photo by pgoyette
  • Let the Adventure Begin!
    • Writing for an Audience
    #Comments4kids http://comments4kids.blogspot.com
  • Blogging Adventure
    • Kids motivated and eager to write!
    • When kids got home they kept blogging and commenting.
  • Blogging Adventure
    • Working with Parents
  • Blogging Adventure
    • Leading the Way
  • Bringing the World in
    • Our Blogging Buddies
  • Bringing the World in
    • Collaborating with other Classrooms
  • More than Blogging
    • Writing and Reading Skills
    • Process Writing
    • Commenting on other Blogs
    • Sharing our important events: Special Days and Events (Children’s Day, Book Fair, Birthdays)
    • Class Discussions: Based on posts and questions asked on the comments.
    • Pronunciation: Tongue Twisters
    • Having Fun: Singing Fridays
    • BLOGGING
    WONDERFUL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
    • No shy kids. No popular kids. Nobody was left out.
    • Reluctant writers.
    • No cyber bullying.
    • Kids asking for permission before sharing information or checking out other blogs.
    • BLOGGING
    GAINING CONFIDENCE
    • BLOGGING
    MEANINGFUL LEARNING
  • LOVE FOR LEARNING
    • Connect with Students
    • Work together with Parents
    • Connect with Students’ Learning
    CC licensed Flickr photo by wwworks
  • Hearing Their Voices
  • Contact Info: Email: [email_address] Twitter: @gret Blog: About a Teacher | http://gret.wordpress.com Resources Shared on the Presentation: http://bit.ly/bringtheworldin “ We need to prepare students for THEIR future not OUR past.” Ian Jukes