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Slides used in a workshop/presentation about getting started with blogging and the potential for blogging with students. Also posted on my blog: http://johart1.edublogs.org/2015/04/17/session-on-blogging-at-waalc/

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  1. 1. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Writing for the world out there! Jo Hart – CY O’Connor Institute Blogging for you & your students – writing for an authentic audience http://bit.ly/BlogWAALC
  2. 2. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Today we explore: • What is a blog/blogging? • Why should we and our students blog? • The mechanics of blogging – getting started. If time allows • Why comment on posts? • Ground rules.
  3. 3. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” What is a blog/blogging? • personal place • work/professional space • online journal/diary – ideas, PD, reflecting/sharing • self-publishing online for a global or specific audience • place to share media, resources etc • networking – commenting • online portfolio – developmental, evidential • submit tasks & get feedback
  4. 4. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy”
  5. 5. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Time to look at educator & student blogs: http://johart1.edublogs.org/2012/04/03/making-your-blog-truly-yours/ http://our-writing-rocks.blogspot.co.nz/ http://traintheteacher.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/weekly-reflection-portfolios/ Why & how to blog http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/why-blog/ Course blog Blog as professional practice e-portfolio Class blog https://traintheteacher.wordpress.com/graduating-teacher-standards-e-portfolio/ Student blogs http://per2alexis.edublogs.org/ http://kidblog.org/class/ms-chernayas-class-2015/posts/7yunek90rdanewud7qzzcsl6x http://www.saphoenix.blogspot.ca/
  6. 6. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” How might you use blogging with STUDENTS!
  7. 7. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” How might you use blogging with STUDENTS!
  8. 8. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” How might you use blogging with STUDENTS!
  9. 9. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” The “mechanics” of blogging! http://edublogs.org/signup/ Blogging platforms – many! I use Edublogs – why? • educator/student focus • can create and manage student blogs • good personalisation options • mobile friendly • excellent privacy/security options • outstanding support/help http://edublogs.org/why-edublogs/
  10. 10. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” The “mechanics” of blogging! Signing up: http://edublogs.org/signup/ If you can’t access your email from here then leave blank Write it down so you don’t forget MrsBrown LisaB LisaB90 *********** *********** Eg
  11. 11. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Teacher
  12. 12. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy”
  13. 13. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” The “mechanics” of blogging! Customising your blog: http://help.edublogs.org/2009/07/29/changing-your-blogs-look/ http://diglitsandpit.edublogs.org/ http://johart1.edublogs.org/2012/04/03/making-your-blog-truly-yours/ Digital Literacy Sandpit Theme change – look for Mobile friendly Posts Comments
  14. 14. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Blogging is NOT just about writing/text Upload various file types including: Powerpoint Images Word Link to them from posts for: Evidencing competence Drafting and feedback Assignment submission http://johart1.edublogs.org/2012/04/04/adding-links-and-uploading-files-to-your-post/
  15. 15. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” The “mechanics” of blogging! Creating posts: http://blogs.cyoc.wa.edu.au/elfadacourse/2012/04/04/writing-a-post-the-techie-bit/ http://help.edublogs.org/2009/07/29/writing-your-first-post/ New post Visibility Draft, Publish Categories, Tags http://blogs.cyoc.wa.edu.au/elfadacourse/2012/04/04/writing-a-post-the-writing-bit/ For students – on the writing of a post
  16. 16. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Blogging is NOT just about writing/text Media rich – can include simple images OR embed: Slideshare Voki Polling Video WordleToonDoo Padlet Prezi Glogster .. and more! http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/2011/01/27/kick-start-activity-6-%E2%80%93-beginner-%E2%80%93-enhancing-posts-by-embedding-media/
  17. 17. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Today we took a look at: • What is a blog/blogging? • Why should we and our students blog? • The mechanics of blogging – getting started. If time allowed • Why comment on posts? • Ground rules.
  18. 18. Jo Hart – WAALC Conference 2015 “Great Expectations literacy, the individual and the economy” Any Questions?

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