By Erin Petley
WHAT IS A BLOG?
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Slang word for web log
Way to communicate
Personal online journal/diary
Discussions for class e...
WHY USE A BLOG?
 Reluctant students are able to be involved in
classroom discussions
 Students can share their
expertise...
IS IT SAFE?
 YES!
 You can monitor your blog
 Posts aren’t published until you
approve them
 You can keep your whole/p...
BLOGGING PLATFORMS
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Blogcheese
Blogger
Blogsome
Blogster
Edublogs
Live Journal
Wordpress
Vox
BLOGGING USING THE SAMR MODEL
MY BLOGGING EXPERIENCE
www.mspetley.edublogs.com
BLOGGING USING THE SAMR
MODEL
 Start simple!
 http://gettingsmart.com/2013/07/the-samrladder-through-the-lens-of-21st-ce...
EXAMPLE IDEAS
 http://mscassidysclass.edublogs.org/
 http://5s2012.edublogs.org/
 http://www.scribd.com/doc/101807658/2...
SOME BLOGGING TERMINOLOGY
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Dashboard – manage your blog site
Manage – posts, pages, uploads, import a...
IF IN DOUBT…GOOGLE IT
Most blogging questions can be answered online
Or I can help you!
LET’S GET STARTED
Go to www.edublogs.com or your own
choice of blogging platform to use
Set up your account and then give ...
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Blogging in the Classroom Presentation

  1. 1. By Erin Petley
  2. 2. WHAT IS A BLOG?      Slang word for web log Way to communicate Personal online journal/diary Discussions for class event Reviews for tests
  3. 3. WHY USE A BLOG?  Reluctant students are able to be involved in classroom discussions  Students can share their expertise in an area  Highly motivating  Collaboration  Paperless way to journal
  4. 4. IS IT SAFE?  YES!  You can monitor your blog  Posts aren’t published until you approve them  You can keep your whole/parts of your blog private
  5. 5. BLOGGING PLATFORMS         Blogcheese Blogger Blogsome Blogster Edublogs Live Journal Wordpress Vox
  6. 6. BLOGGING USING THE SAMR MODEL
  7. 7. MY BLOGGING EXPERIENCE www.mspetley.edublogs.com
  8. 8. BLOGGING USING THE SAMR MODEL  Start simple!  http://gettingsmart.com/2013/07/the-samrladder-through-the-lens-of-21st-century-skills/  Blogging rubric for yourself  http://www.scribd.com/doc/114256742/Educatio nal-Blogging-Rubric
  9. 9. EXAMPLE IDEAS  http://mscassidysclass.edublogs.org/  http://5s2012.edublogs.org/  http://www.scribd.com/doc/101807658/20student-blog-post-ideas
  10. 10. SOME BLOGGING TERMINOLOGY           Dashboard – manage your blog site Manage – posts, pages, uploads, import and export Comments – monitor comments made at site Write – create and edit posts or pages Posts – Your added content Widgets – add other blog info, calendars, search, blog stats, and more to your site Blogroll – add links for other blogs feeds that you read Presentation – customize the look and feel of your blog Users – add administrators, contributors, authors, editors to your blog Options – control blog name, reading writing privileges, privacy, discussions, inappropriate words, delete blog.
  11. 11. IF IN DOUBT…GOOGLE IT Most blogging questions can be answered online Or I can help you!
  12. 12. LET’S GET STARTED Go to www.edublogs.com or your own choice of blogging platform to use Set up your account and then give your blog a name…. English 101, …..etc…

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