Blogs & Blogging       for School Leaders                     Nightcliff Technology Precinct                              ...
Access resources for today’s workshop                  techprecinct.wikispaces.comDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING    ...
Blogging Basics                                         Web log - blogFrom WikipediaA blog is a type of website......updat...
Image: Learning to Wait                           http://www.flickr.com/photos/54195664@N05/5910540654Blogging... Reflectin...
Blogs for Professional Learning• Ongoing flow of professional readings• Authentic stories• No cost
Reading Blogs• Individual URLs• RSS feed• Use a reader - bring all your blogs together
Join the                                                      dialoguehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/marcwathieu/3096694124/
Google Readerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSPZ2Uu_X3Y
Blogging as        Communication  • Regular communications with your school    community  • A feedback channelAngurugu Sch...
Blogging with Students       http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/3968766889/
Blogging with Students• Class Blogs - example 1 - example 2• Digital Portfolios - example
Benefits / Outcomes• 24/7 Learning Community• Giving learners a voice• Authentic audience• Encourage sharing ideas• Enables...
Start your own blog...
Getting Started• Think about the theme for your blog• Choose a blogging tool• Decide on a name for your blog• Write a shor...
Microblogging• Twitter - it’s a conversation• 24/7 networking• 140 characters
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wakingtiger/3156791845/
Your Feedback is Important to Us            ‣ Please complete the short workshop evaluationDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRA...
Contact us            ‣ shane.pilkie@nt.gov.au            ‣ Twitter: @nttechprecinct            ‣ Web: http://www.det.nt.g...
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An introduction to the many facets of blogging for school leaders.

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    1. 1. Blogs & Blogging for School Leaders Nightcliff Technology Precinct 9th May 2012 Facilitator: Shane PilkieDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au
    2. 2. Access resources for today’s workshop techprecinct.wikispaces.comDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au
    3. 3. Blogging Basics Web log - blogFrom WikipediaA blog is a type of website......updated with new content from time to time.Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order Good blogs are interactive. Visitors can comment.
    4. 4. Image: Learning to Wait http://www.flickr.com/photos/54195664@N05/5910540654Blogging... Reflecting... Pondering...
    5. 5. Blogs for Professional Learning• Ongoing flow of professional readings• Authentic stories• No cost
    6. 6. Reading Blogs• Individual URLs• RSS feed• Use a reader - bring all your blogs together
    7. 7. Join the dialoguehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/marcwathieu/3096694124/
    8. 8. Google Readerhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSPZ2Uu_X3Y
    9. 9. Blogging as Communication • Regular communications with your school community • A feedback channelAngurugu School Milyakburra School
    10. 10. Blogging with Students http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/3968766889/
    11. 11. Blogging with Students• Class Blogs - example 1 - example 2• Digital Portfolios - example
    12. 12. Benefits / Outcomes• 24/7 Learning Community• Giving learners a voice• Authentic audience• Encourage sharing ideas• Enables multiple feedback loops• Supports differentiation Image: open 24 hrs http://www.flickr.com/photos/7729940@N06/3573478869
    13. 13. Start your own blog...
    14. 14. Getting Started• Think about the theme for your blog• Choose a blogging tool• Decide on a name for your blog• Write a short bio• Write your first post• Publicise your blog• Post regularly
    15. 15. Microblogging• Twitter - it’s a conversation• 24/7 networking• 140 characters
    16. 16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/wakingtiger/3156791845/
    17. 17. Your Feedback is Important to Us ‣ Please complete the short workshop evaluationDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au
    18. 18. Contact us ‣ shane.pilkie@nt.gov.au ‣ Twitter: @nttechprecinct ‣ Web: http://www.det.nt.gov.au/ntpDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING www.det.nt.gov.au
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