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Using Weblogs In The K 12 Curriculum

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Using Weblogs In The K 12 Curriculum

  1. 1. Using Weblogs in the K-12 Curriculum Claudia Palacios ED480-Ed Tech Wiki-Teachback post
  2. 2. Focus : <ul><li>How would teachers implement weblogs in the classroom? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Weblog? <ul><li>Web log: easily created website, that allows instant internet publishing (Richardson) </li></ul><ul><li>A personal diary, daily pulpit, collection of links, and a place to share your voice and connect with others (Blogger.com) </li></ul>Recommended by Richardson: http://central.hcrhs.k12.nj.us/mf069/
  4. 4. Weblogs in Schools <ul><li>Class portals </li></ul><ul><li>Online filing </li></ul><ul><li>e-portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative space </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Richardson) </li></ul></ul>http://teachingtoday.glencoe.com/howtoarticles/blog-basics
  5. 5. Class Portals <ul><li>Fosters a community of learners (Coe) </li></ul><ul><li>Place for teachers to publish course curriculum, syllabus, homework, rubrics, and handouts. </li></ul><ul><li>Students communicate with peers about the course. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents have access to information about the class (Richardson) </li></ul>
  6. 6. On-line file <ul><ul><li>Go paperless! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dog never eats the homework! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized and chronological </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents can follow progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Richardson) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. e- Portfolio <ul><li>Collection of students work </li></ul><ul><li>Archived </li></ul><ul><li>Published work usually promotes better work (Coe) </li></ul><ul><li>Includes reflections on published work (Richardson) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Collaborative Space <ul><li>Students share ideas, and comment on the lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Simple and easy, as fast as instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Create on-line readers guides </li></ul><ul><li>Videos/ photos + online +social networking = community of workers (Jarrett) </li></ul>
  9. 9. How would you implement a weblog in your classroom? <ul><li>Post the lessons and rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage parents to look for updates, on this online newsletter. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide questions based on the lesson for students to reflect </li></ul>http://weblogs.hcrhs.k12.nj.us/bees/
  10. 10. How would you implement a weblog in your classroom? <ul><li>Allow students to contribute the topic, and comment on others’ ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Have students post their work </li></ul><ul><li>Allow parents to visit the site to view their child’s work. </li></ul>http://www.classblogmeister.com/blog.php?user_id=51798&blogger_id=271885
  11. 11. Support Blogging <ul><li>http://supportblogging.com/Links+to+School+Bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>A page for teachers who want to link to educational blogging. </li></ul>
  12. 12. References: <ul><li>Ricjardson, Will; Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, Corowin Prass 2009, Thousand Oaks California </li></ul><ul><li>Hergoz, Susan:Blogging@Schools retrieved from http://bloggingatschool.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Blogged : retrieved from http://www.blogged.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Coe, Glen: Blog Basics, retrieved from http://teachingtoday.glencoe.com/howtoarticles/blog-basics </li></ul><ul><li>Blog photo: retrieved from http://www.shockmd.com/wp-content/iStock_000006057864XSmall.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger : retrieved from http://www.blogger.com/tour_start.g </li></ul><ul><li>Merideth’s Page: retrieved from http://central.hcrhs.k12.nj.us/mf069/ </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-filing: retrieved from http://ecofiling.com/images/screenshots/ecofiling-layered.png </li></ul><ul><li>Windham, Carrie: Reflecting, Writing, and Responding, retrieved from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI3010.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Jarrett, Kevin, Test Toob; Community of learners: retrieved from http://www.ncs-tech.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/testtoob.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging Conversation: retrieved from http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_aNUZkAGS0hw/SP8upN1nxaI/AAAAAAAAAgQ/5TAcU8EtWY0/s200/conversationpng.png </li></ul><ul><li>Support Blogging.com: retrieved from http://supportblogging.com/Links+to+School+Bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>: retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>: retrieved from </li></ul>

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