Meg Griffin https://mgriffin.wikispaces.com/ Blogging in the  Elementary Classroom
What is a blog? <ul><li>a web log </li></ul><ul><li>an online journal or diary </li></ul><ul><li>an  interactive  applicat...
Why blog? <ul><li>Writing quality improves with a  </li></ul><ul><li>real audience </li></ul><ul><li>outside comments </li...
Why blog? <ul><li>Our students WILL create content on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, Myspace, AIM…??? </li></ul><ul><...
How Do You Get Started? <ul><li>Set up an account at  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classblogmeister.com </li></ul></ul></ul><...
Blogger
edublogs
classblogmeister
myplick Days of the Week
Rain Forest Voice Thread
Great Kapok Tree Bubbl.us
Weather Pixie Clustr maps
Slide.com
Slideroll.com
Blabberize.com
wordle.net
Cautions <ul><li>Get parental permission.  </li></ul><ul><li>Know your school and district acceptable use policies (AUPs)....
Cautions <ul><li>Make students aware of what subject matter is appropriate and permissible. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach studen...
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  1. 1. Meg Griffin https://mgriffin.wikispaces.com/ Blogging in the Elementary Classroom
  2. 2. What is a blog? <ul><li>a web log </li></ul><ul><li>an online journal or diary </li></ul><ul><li>an interactive application often </li></ul><ul><li>with pictures, videos, sounds and </li></ul><ul><li>more </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why blog? <ul><li>Writing quality improves with a </li></ul><ul><li>real audience </li></ul><ul><li>outside comments </li></ul><ul><li>Quantity of, and interest in, writing increases when work is published </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why blog? <ul><li>Our students WILL create content on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook, Myspace, AIM…??? </li></ul><ul><li>Forum for teaching digital citizenship </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Do You Get Started? <ul><li>Set up an account at </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classblogmeister.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://edublogs.org/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.blogger.com/start </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Blogger
  7. 7. edublogs
  8. 8. classblogmeister
  9. 9. myplick Days of the Week
  10. 10. Rain Forest Voice Thread
  11. 11. Great Kapok Tree Bubbl.us
  12. 12. Weather Pixie Clustr maps
  13. 13. Slide.com
  14. 14. Slideroll.com
  15. 15. Blabberize.com
  16. 16. wordle.net
  17. 17. Cautions <ul><li>Get parental permission. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your school and district acceptable use policies (AUPs). </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid blogging sites that require students to publish their complete names and/or e-mail accounts. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Cautions <ul><li>Make students aware of what subject matter is appropriate and permissible. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach students the importance of tone and respect for others' opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>Have clear expectations, rules, and consequences. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Meg Griffin https://mgriffin.wikispaces.com/ Blogging in the Elementary Classroom

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