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  • Reading\n\n✦ Discuss what Dean Shareski’s quote: “Blogging is about writing, but it begins with reading.” means.\n✦How can you make reading other blogs part of your routine and a habit?\n✦ Describe recommendable characteristics of blogs you enjoy reading?\n✦ Recommend a blog you read regularly (or are planning to read), explain why another educator would benefit from subscribing to that blog.\n✦ Create a Google Reader account and subscribe at least to five blogs.\n\n
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  • Being Aware:\nRecognizing: \nExperiencing:\nRealizing:\nGauging:\nGetting Used to:\nFormulating:\nUnderstanding:\nLearning & Connecting:\nUpgrading and Replacing:\nIdentifying:\nObserving:\nEngaging:\nBroadening:\n
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  • 2-Writing= Teacher\n\n✦ Read Karl Fish’s post Just Write Poorly. In Public. Every Day and discuss what he means by “writing poorly in public”.- http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com/2011/09/just-write-poorly.html\n✦ Do you agree that a teacher should be blogging first BEFORE attempting to blog with his/her students?\n✦How can we teach/coach/facilitate blogging and hence writing, if we have not gone through the process ourselves?\n✦ What is the most important advice you would give a teacher to start blogging/writing?\n✦ Create a blog for yourself on WordPress.com, Edublogs, Blogger or Posterous and write your first post.\n\n
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  • \nTeachers model quality writing and content. They encourage to expand horizons and to make connections in the online world.\n
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  • Make a commitment and conscious effort to connect your students.\n
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  • Reading, responding, assessing and monitoring our students’ progress on their blogs requires pedagogical commitment. It is a commitment to student learning and quality work, not a commitment to using a specific technology platform.\n
  • It is a commitment to student learning and quality work, NOT a commitment to usinga specific technology tool or platform.\n
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  • Learning to Blog FOR your Students

    1. Learning to Blog For your StudentsStepping It Up
    2. Century SilviaLiteracies Tolisano Skills, Rosenthal & Fluency Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com Langwitches.org/blog
    3. VII- Quality VI- Consistency V- Reciprocating IV- Connecting III- CommentingIIB- Writing (Student Writing)IIa- Writing(Professional Writing) I- Reading
    4. I- Reading
    5. “Blogging isAbout Writing, but it begins with Reading...” Dean Shareski
    6. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding
    7. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding There is a global learning community available 24/7 Akevy Greenblatt
    8. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding Learning Opportunities via Blogging Platform
    9. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding The Culture of Sharing
    10. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying UnderstandingBlogs are self-designed, self-directed & interdependent w/other media Terry Heick
    11. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding New Genre of Digital Reading & Writing
    12. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying UnderstandingThe Ability of Blogs to Function (over time) as a Tool for Curation Terry Heick
    13. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying UnderstandingCurriculum Learning Outcome and Match them to Blogging
    14. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding The Quality (or Lack) of other Blogs
    15. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying UnderstandingLearning Outcomes for Students, as You See Quality Examples
    16. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding Your Professional Journey Dean Shareski
    17. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding Traditional Assessment
    18. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding In Reflective Practice Mike Gwaltney
    19. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying UnderstandingY Horizon by Being Exposed to anArray of Content & Global Perspective our Alec Couros
    20. Reading Blogs Being Aware Gauging Recognizing Formulating Experiencing Learning & Connecting Realizing Upgrading & Replacing Getting Used To Engaging Observing Broadening Identifying Understanding The Grammar of Social Networked Writing. How Ideas are Connected, Expand, Influenced, etc Alec Couros
    21. IIa- Writing(Professional Writing)
    22. "It does not matter if anyone reads your blog.What matters is the humility that comes fromwriting it. What matters is themetacognition of thinkingabout what you are going to say."Seth Godin
    23. Blogging is a Journey
    24. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    25. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    26. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    27. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    28. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    29. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    30. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    31. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    32. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    33. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    34. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    35. Writing... Just Write Link to What you Read What Interests You Part of Your Work Own Style Part of Learning Process Add Visuals Don’t be a Perfectionist Professional Brand Don’t get Stressed Positive Digital Footprint
    36. IIB- Writing (Student Writing)
    37. “Just Write Poorly.In Public! Every Day!” Karl Fisch 39
    38. image by Andrea Hernandez
    39. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    40. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    41. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    42. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    43. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    44. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    45. Age & Developmentally AppropriateReflective Focused on QualityTraditional Quality Writing Characteristics Evidence of Writing for Audience Logistics of Writing Digitally Student Writing...
    46. III- Commenting
    47. Teachers are their students’ first and primary commenters !
    48. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    49. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    50. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    51. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    52. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    53. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    54. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    55. Commenting... Model Commenting Model Proper Grammar Craft Acceptable Commenting Etiquette Respond and Continue a Conversation Know the Difference bet ween Social and AcademicTake the Time to Discuss & Respond to Comments Together Include Links to Connections to your Life and Readings
    56. Commenting 66
    57. 67
    58. 68
    59. 69
    60. IV- Connecting
    61. An Authentic global audience for your classroom or studentblogs does not happen on its own!
    62. Connecting...Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & Grandparents
    63. Connecting...Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & GrandparentsFormerly Known as Pen-Pals. Connect with another Committed Classroom Teacher who is Blogging
    64. Connecting... Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & Grandparents Make Connections via QuadBlogging.net or OrganizeYourself with Three Other Classrooms from your Network
    65. Connecting...Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & Grandparents
    66. Connecting... Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & GrandparentsTweet About Exemplary Student Work to Your Network. Use Hashtag #comments4kids
    67. Connecting... Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & Grandparents Invite “Content Experts” of a Unit or Area of Interest toWrite a Guest Blog Post or Become a Guest Commenter
    68. Connecting... Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & Grandparents Cross-Post Student Posts and Link them to Your OwnProfessional Blog. Leave relevant comments with Links Back
    69. Connecting...Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & GrandparentsAsk a University Professor to Connect to a Group of Pre-Service Teachers. Win-Win Situation for Both
    70. Connecting... Blogging Buddies Quad Blogging Pre-Existing Blogging Projects Twitter Experts Cross-Posting, Linking & Commenting Mentors Parents & GrandparentsEducate and Ask Parents & Grandparents to Take the Time to Read and Comment on Your Student Blogs
    71. V- Reciprocating
    72. If we want ourstudents to have anaudience, we need tobe the audience for others!
    73. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    74. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    75. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    76. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    77. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    78. Reciprocating... Take the Time to Regularly Comment on OTHER Blogs Teach Your Students to Leave QUALITY Comments Take Ownership of the Quality of Blog Writing Be Trust worthy and Reliable when Collaborating Formally Volunteer to be a Mentor Teacher for Others
    79. VI- Consistency
    80. Consistency is the key most Bloggers listas THE Reason for successful blogs
    81. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    82. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    83. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    84. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    85. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    86. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    87. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    88. Consistency... Don’t Let Your Blog Be an Add-OnUse Your Blog “To Do” the Things “You Do” Let Your Blog Be Your HubBuild in Regular Time to Read Other Blogs Build in Regular Times to Write Build in Regular Times to Comment Be Consistent in Making Connections
    89. VII- Quality
    90. Reading, responding, assessing andmonitoring’ progress on Student Blogs requiresPEDAGOGICALCOMMITMENT!
    91. Wall Blogging? 104
    92. Yarn Blogging? 105
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    94. Quad Blogging?
    95. Blog gi n g with yo not a ur stude r n en nts fo ng, a processd in itself is a Proce es i effo , ! rt yo that mirr Blogging s, s lin l o g g u and de g into ors t is ide gui to b rnin it y using . Learnin our stud e h Gu s g e is vide new lea heir h oT r easy. a bloggin the logis nts put ize or t E g pla tics o p s, teach xperienc ing t tform is f er axim ing a ch m t s f nts. and l he shte to nefi de ea ift in pedag rning tak be stu ogica es l com time and mitm ent. Commenting Writing Consistency Reciprocating COnnecting Quality Reading
    96. Century SilviaLiteracies Tolisano Skills, Rosenthal & Fluency Educational Consultant GloballyConnectedLearning.com Langwitches.org/blog

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