Welcome  To Blogging for Educators Presented by: Beth Sullivan
Goals <ul><li>What is a blog  </li></ul><ul><li>How blogs can be used by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>How to find and subscr...
What is a blog? “ A  blog  is a user-generated website where entries are made in journal style and displayed in a reverse ...
Why Blog? <ul><li>Staff development </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><li>Comm...
http://www.bethsedtechinfo.blogspot.com How teacher's are using blogs Take  10 minutes  to explore these blogs.  Discussio...
Subscribe to a blog <ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Feedreader </li></ul><ul><li>NewsGator </li></ul>
Ethics and Safety Bud the teacher – class created blog rules Internet safety guide Rules and Tools for Internet safety
Creating a blog contract <ul><li>Create as a class and have students and parents both sign. </li></ul><ul><li>Include safe...
Where can I create a blog? <ul><li>Google blogspot </li></ul><ul><li>Think.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul><ul><...
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Welcome To Blogging for Educators Presented by: Beth Sullivan
  2. 2. Goals <ul><li>What is a blog </li></ul><ul><li>How blogs can be used by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>How to find and subscribe to blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Blog safety </li></ul><ul><li>How to create a blog </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas and resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a blog? “ A blog is a user-generated website where entries are made in journal style and displayed in a reverse chronological order.” Wikipedia
  4. 4. Why Blog? <ul><li>Staff development </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><li>Comments and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Keep families informed </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with the world </li></ul><ul><li>Book talks </li></ul>
  5. 5. http://www.bethsedtechinfo.blogspot.com How teacher's are using blogs Take 10 minutes to explore these blogs. Discussion to follow
  6. 6. Subscribe to a blog <ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Feedreader </li></ul><ul><li>NewsGator </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ethics and Safety Bud the teacher – class created blog rules Internet safety guide Rules and Tools for Internet safety
  8. 8. Creating a blog contract <ul><li>Create as a class and have students and parents both sign. </li></ul><ul><li>Include safety rules such as : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No full names or personal data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No full names or personal data of others </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kindness is key </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stay on task </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remember your audience </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Where can I create a blog? <ul><li>Google blogspot </li></ul><ul><li>Think.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Squarespace </li></ul>
  10. 13. Tools to add pizzazz More tools Personalize your blog?

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