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The power of multi-media blogging. This webinar was for the Spring Blog Festival on WiziQ.

The power of multi-media blogging. This webinar was for the Spring Blog Festival on WiziQ.

Creator Dr. Nellie Deutsch.

Organisers: Sylvia Guinan and Shelly Terrell.

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Multi-media blogging for kids, parents, teachers and homeschoolers Multi-media blogging for kids, parents, teachers and homeschoolers Presentation Transcript

  • Multi-media blogging for kids, parents, teachers and homeschoolers.
  • Exploring and playing with blogs is fun!
  • Why should kids blog? How can it be fun and creative? My Mammy loves my art and stories and wants to help me publish them. I like recording my voice with Voki and Voicethread. We make music posters I like making comics We upload my own photos and pictures and turn them into lessons View slide
  • The fine line between parenting and teaching The home is a school and the school should be a home The key is play View slide
  • Why should kids blog? • Safe online communities • Social/emotional intelligence • Fun with multimedia • Learning through play • Happy learning zones • Independent thinking • Exploring • Experimenting • Being productive • Seeing results Digital skills Freedom Self- expressionArt
  • Safe multi-media blogging environments for kids The ClubEFL story
  • Safe multi-media blogging environments for kids The ClubEFL story How to engage English language learners
  • Safe multi-media blogging environments for kids Something To Write About
  • Safe multi-media blogging environments for kids Kidblog
  • How can parents encourage their kids to blog? It’s all under the pillow
  • How can parents encourage their kids to blog? It’s all under the pillow When your kids are at school write them little poems, messages or jokes and put them under their pillows. When they come home they find the notes and read them. I do this with acrostic poems using their names or things that are special to them. Then they write their own without me even asking them. We put them on embeddable electronic posters with With images etc.
  • How can parents encourage their kids to blog? The excitement of embedding Make comics with your kids and embed them on blogs. Make electronic posters for all kinds of subjects. Get your kids to brainstorm and mindmap through blogs. Use voice-recording tools Embed spelling games software onto their articles so that they practice spelling in fun ways and learn how to self-correct and edit their own work
  • How can parents encourage their kids to blog? 52 ideas for blog posts by kids Classroom blogging ideas 45 ideas for class blogposts Blog ideas for the classroom
  • Psychology of blogging for kids Promote sharing Raise self-esteem Allow feedback Build interpersonal skills
  • Cool multi-media tools
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  • Special interest niche Are you a teacher or a Momblogger? What do you love doing when you’re not working? Do you like movies, music, art, stories, podcasts?? What would you like to see on your own blog?