Blogging as a tool for updating
information, sharing and a reflective
practice
By
Mrs Lily Lee, Serangoon Secondary School
"Blogging has the potential to be a
transformational technology for teaching
and learning" (Williams & Jacobs, 2004).
• Wi...
"Blogging is a useful practice for the development
of higher order learning skills, active, learner
centered pedagogy, aut...
Blogs offers flexibility, adaptability
and integration with other tools.
http://commoncraft.com/blogs
Blogs support:
Knowledge building
Reflection
Monitoring
Sharing
Archiving
Possibilities
of Web 2.0
tools
Blogs:
• http://olevelgeog.blogspot.com
• http://ezitnew.blogspot.com
• http://geogshare.blogspot.com
• http://ssskyushu20...
Geography Blog
• Update of information and links to latest news and relevant
articles to help students appreciate geograph...
ICT Sharing Blog
• Sharing of ICT tools and links with other teachers –
http://ezitnew.blogspot.com
Geography Sharing Blog
• Sharing of new pedagogies or workshops on Geography
which I have attended - http://geogshare.blog...
Overseas Learning Journey Blog
• Use of blog for students to record and reflect on what they
have learned on overseas lear...
CCA Blog
• Update of activities for CCA and recognition of
achievement – http://sssredcross.blogspot.sg/
Class Blog
• Class blog for updates of activities and platform for
parents to know more about the activities their childre...
Instructions on setting up a blog
1. Register for a blog account
http://www.blogger.com/home
Instructions on setting up a blog
2. Click on new blog to start a new blog.
Instructions on setting up a blog
3. Enter a name for your blog as well as a
name for your blog address. Choose a
template.
Instructions on setting up a blog
4. You are now ready to start your new post!
Instructions on setting up a blog
5. You can type in the title and content as well
as inserting picture and video.
Instructions on setting up a blog
6. Remember to publish your post.
Instructions on setting up a blog
7. You can enhance your blog by Adding a
Message Box to the design of your blog.
You can...
Instructions on setting up a blog
Instructions on setting up a blog
Click on "design" on your dashboard, followed
by "page elements" and then "add a gadget"...
Instructions on setting up a blog
Click on "design" on your dashboard, followed
by "page elements" and then "add a gadget"...
Instructions on setting up a blog
Just paste the code which you have generated
from cbox in the popup window.
Instructions on setting up a blog
6. Adding the flag counters
Log onto http://www.flagcounter.com/index.html to
create you...
Instructions on setting up a blog
7. Adding the count down timer for an event on the
side bar
You can get the html code fr...
Mrs Lily Lee
http://mrslilylee.blogspot.com
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Blogging as a tool for updating information, sharing and a reflective practice
Use of blogs for:
1. Update of information and links to latest news and relevant articles to help students appreciate how geographical issues play out in the real world -http://olevelgeog.blogspot.com
2. Sharing of ICT tools and links with other teachers – http://ezitnew.blogspot.com
3. Sharing of new pedagogies or workshops on Geography which I have attended - http://geogshare.blogspot.com
4. Use of blog for students to record and reflect on what they have learned on overseas learning journey. Parents and other student can also get the update live - http://ssskyushu2010.blogspot.sg/
5. Update of activities for CCA and recognition of achievement – http://sssredcross.blogspot.sg/
6. Class blog for updates of activities and platform for parents to know more about the activities their children are involved in - http://sss1s2.blogspot.sg/

Hands-on – setting up of blog, posting and embedding videos, linoit
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  1. 1. Blogging as a tool for updating information, sharing and a reflective practice By Mrs Lily Lee, Serangoon Secondary School
  2. 2. "Blogging has the potential to be a transformational technology for teaching and learning" (Williams & Jacobs, 2004). • Williams, J. B., & Jacobs, J. (2004). Exploring the use of blogs as learning spaces in the higher education sector. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 20(2), 232-247. http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet20/williams.html
  3. 3. "Blogging is a useful practice for the development of higher order learning skills, active, learner centered pedagogy, authentic learning, associative thinking, and interactive learning communities." (O'Donnell, 2006; Farmer, 2006). O'Donnell, M. (2006). Blogging as pedagogic practice: Artefact and ecology. Asia Pacific Media Educator, (17), 5-19. [verified 3 Feb 2008] http://incsub.org/blogtalk/images/Odonnell.doc
  4. 4. Blogs offers flexibility, adaptability and integration with other tools. http://commoncraft.com/blogs
  5. 5. Blogs support: Knowledge building Reflection Monitoring Sharing Archiving Possibilities of Web 2.0 tools
  6. 6. Blogs: • http://olevelgeog.blogspot.com • http://ezitnew.blogspot.com • http://geogshare.blogspot.com • http://ssskyushu2010.blogspot.sg/ (Overseas LJ 2010) • http://sssredcross.blogspot.sg/ • http://sss2h2.blogspot.sg
  7. 7. Geography Blog • Update of information and links to latest news and relevant articles to help students appreciate geographical issues in the real world -http://olevelgeog.blogspot.com Viewed 179,041 times by 81,760 unique users from 181 different countries as @ 21 Feb 2013
  8. 8. ICT Sharing Blog • Sharing of ICT tools and links with other teachers – http://ezitnew.blogspot.com
  9. 9. Geography Sharing Blog • Sharing of new pedagogies or workshops on Geography which I have attended - http://geogshare.blogspot.com
  10. 10. Overseas Learning Journey Blog • Use of blog for students to record and reflect on what they have learned on overseas learning journey. http://ssskyushu2010.blogspot.sg/
  11. 11. CCA Blog • Update of activities for CCA and recognition of achievement – http://sssredcross.blogspot.sg/
  12. 12. Class Blog • Class blog for updates of activities and platform for parents to know more about the activities their children are involved in - http://sss2h2.blogspot.sg
  13. 13. Instructions on setting up a blog 1. Register for a blog account http://www.blogger.com/home
  14. 14. Instructions on setting up a blog 2. Click on new blog to start a new blog.
  15. 15. Instructions on setting up a blog 3. Enter a name for your blog as well as a name for your blog address. Choose a template.
  16. 16. Instructions on setting up a blog 4. You are now ready to start your new post!
  17. 17. Instructions on setting up a blog 5. You can type in the title and content as well as inserting picture and video.
  18. 18. Instructions on setting up a blog 6. Remember to publish your post.
  19. 19. Instructions on setting up a blog 7. You can enhance your blog by Adding a Message Box to the design of your blog. You can get your own cbox (chatbox for message) at http://cbox.ws After you have created an account with cbox, click on "publish" and you will see the html code. You can then copy the code into your blog design.
  20. 20. Instructions on setting up a blog
  21. 21. Instructions on setting up a blog Click on "design" on your dashboard, followed by "page elements" and then "add a gadget" - "html/javascript".
  22. 22. Instructions on setting up a blog Click on "design" on your dashboard, followed by "page elements" and then "add a gadget" - "html/javascript".
  23. 23. Instructions on setting up a blog Just paste the code which you have generated from cbox in the popup window.
  24. 24. Instructions on setting up a blog 6. Adding the flag counters Log onto http://www.flagcounter.com/index.html to create your counter and then copy the html code. In your blogger.com, follow the same steps as for adding the gadget for cbox earlier.
  25. 25. Instructions on setting up a blog 7. Adding the count down timer for an event on the side bar You can get the html code from http://www.usflashmap.com/component/countdown_ti mer.htm?component_cdt=1gain add the gadget - html code
  26. 26. Mrs Lily Lee http://mrslilylee.blogspot.com

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