BLOGGING IN THE INTERMEDIATE   CLASSROOM  Presented by Hugh McDonald (@hughtheteacher)             hughtheteacher.wordpres...
“Blogging Opens the Door to aWorld of Wonder, Creation, Reflecting,      Learning, & Possibilities”
LEARNING & SHARING
LEARNING & SHARING
15 REASONS TO BLOG        WITH STUDENTS    1. They have an Actual     Audience to Write Forhttp://www.pernilleripp.com/201...
2. Teacher can TrackTheir Writing Progress
3. It Opens a Dialogue
4. It Establishes theirInternet Identity in a Safe         Manner
5. They Teach Each Other
6. They are Global Citizens  & Global Collaborators
7. Transparency
8. They Become Aware of Themselves as Writers
9. Blogging levels the playingfield for kids who don’t like to write in the traditional way.
10. I Can Easily Check in   On Their Learning
11. You can build a writingportfolio for each student      on their terms
12. Give them a Voice(Own their Learning)
13. Blogging is Cross-      Curricular
14. Blogging isAssessment for Learning
15. Blogging createsInstant Engagement
T I M E TO S E T U P A C L A S S B L O G     www.Kidblog.org
SHARE YOUR BLOG#comments4kids #quadblogging#classblogs
JOIN QUADBLOGGINGwww.quadblogging.netFour elementary schools come together to explain the conceptof QuadBlogging! : http:/...
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Blogging in the Intermediate Classroom Pro-d Presentation - September 24th, 2012

  1. 1. BLOGGING IN THE INTERMEDIATE CLASSROOM Presented by Hugh McDonald (@hughtheteacher) hughtheteacher.wordpress.com Created in Collaboration with Gallit Zvi (@gallit_z) Walnut Road Elementary Pro-D September 24, 2012
  2. 2. “Blogging Opens the Door to aWorld of Wonder, Creation, Reflecting, Learning, & Possibilities”
  3. 3. LEARNING & SHARING
  4. 4. LEARNING & SHARING
  5. 5. 15 REASONS TO BLOG WITH STUDENTS 1. They have an Actual Audience to Write Forhttp://www.pernilleripp.com/2011/10/why-students-should-blog-my-top-10.html http://photomatt7.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/reasons-to-blog/
  6. 6. 2. Teacher can TrackTheir Writing Progress
  7. 7. 3. It Opens a Dialogue
  8. 8. 4. It Establishes theirInternet Identity in a Safe Manner
  9. 9. 5. They Teach Each Other
  10. 10. 6. They are Global Citizens & Global Collaborators
  11. 11. 7. Transparency
  12. 12. 8. They Become Aware of Themselves as Writers
  13. 13. 9. Blogging levels the playingfield for kids who don’t like to write in the traditional way.
  14. 14. 10. I Can Easily Check in On Their Learning
  15. 15. 11. You can build a writingportfolio for each student on their terms
  16. 16. 12. Give them a Voice(Own their Learning)
  17. 17. 13. Blogging is Cross- Curricular
  18. 18. 14. Blogging isAssessment for Learning
  19. 19. 15. Blogging createsInstant Engagement
  20. 20. T I M E TO S E T U P A C L A S S B L O G www.Kidblog.org
  21. 21. SHARE YOUR BLOG#comments4kids #quadblogging#classblogs
  22. 22. JOIN QUADBLOGGINGwww.quadblogging.netFour elementary schools come together to explain the conceptof QuadBlogging! : http://tinyurl.com/ctgchno
  23. 23. Facebook – Teaching Ideas Group
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