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Blogging Workshop For Young People

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Did this seashore blogging workshop for kids with a homeschooling community under The Leafmonkey Workshop http://leafmonkeyworkshop.blogspot.com

Did this seashore blogging workshop for kids with a homeschooling community under The Leafmonkey Workshop http://leafmonkeyworkshop.blogspot.com

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  • 1. Seashore Blogging Workshop for Young People 25 January 2008 Organized by The Leafmonkey Workshop Hosted by NIE Green Club
  • 2.
    • Who are we?
    • What is a blog?
    • Why learn to blog?
    • Why blog for nature?
    • Who blogs?
    • What is International Year of the Reef?
    • How do I start my own blog?
    • Blogging for our shores!
    What are we doing today?
  • 3.
    • http://leafmonkey.blogspot.com
    Who are we?
  • 4.
    • http://wildfilms.blogspot.com
    Who are we?
  • 5.
    • http://niegreenclub.blogspot.com
    Who are we?
  • 6.
    • http://flyingfishfriends.blogspot.com
    Who are we?
  • 7.
    • “ Blog” is short of “Web Log”
    • Some people also call it a online journal
    • How do you recognize a blog?
      • It is dated and organized
      • It is updated regularly
      • It lets you leave comments!
    • A person who blogs is called a BLOGGER
    • Blogger is also a website!
    What is a BLOG?
  • 8.
    • Blogs are a tool!
    • They make it easy to:
      • Create a website
      • Share information with others
      • Easy to update
      • Lets you focus on the content
      • Share links, pictures, videos, audios and more!
    Why learn to blog?
  • 9.
    • Blogs help young people to:
      • Learn the latest online technology
      • Improve typing
      • Improve editing skills
      • Showcase your photos, drawings and writings to the whole world!
      • Improve your spelling!
      • Increase communication with friends and relatives
      • Get to know more people!
    Why learn to blog?
  • 10.
    • Nature cannot speak for itself.
    • Blogs allow us to speak for nature and tell our stories to everybody , all over the world and within seconds !
    • Your stories via the blog can be “ linked ” by others!
    • There is not enough written about the nature in Singapore. Everything we write is a new story!
    • We need to hear the voices of more young people like you!
    Why blog for Nature?
  • 11.
    • http://leshonlovesnature.blogspot.com
    Who blogs?
  • 12.
    • “ Sue was a T-Rex”
    Who blogs?
  • 13.
    • There are not enough young bloggers in Singapore or even the world!
    • Now you can do a part for the environment and speak up for our shores through writing on your very own blog
    Who blogs?
  • 14.
    • 2008 is the International Year of the Reef
    • Activities all year round
    • This workshop and your pledge to write about our coral reefs, coastal areas and shores will help more people find out about what young people feel about our reefs!
    • What if there are no more coral reefs in the future?
    IYOR08
  • 15.
    • http://iyor08singapore.blogspot.com
    IYOR08
  • 16. How do I start my own blog?
  • 17.
    • Now that you have your own blog…
    • Write your first post about our adventures at Changi seashore on Wednesday!
    • Remember to show us your pretty photos!
    Class Exercise
  • 18.
    • A pledge for our reefs.
    • Give us your blog address
    • Update regularly with your stories about the seashore
    • We look forward to reading them!
    Your mission…
  • 19. Questions?
  • 20. Thank you!