MORE PRACTICAL REASONSRECORD – PD and professional learningRESUME – be resume or linked to on resumeFADS – reflection on, and connection to, other things. Won’t change.
COLLABORATIONPN – other professionals, follow blogs, share.PD – comment, dialogue
REFLECTION & THE FUTUREREFLECTION – behavioural change comes from reflecting on something new, making sense of it. Positives, negatives, where to from here.LEARNING – planning to do things differently.STUDENTS – student / classroom blogs increasingly embraced. We’ve got to be able to use them first.
Step 2 – who wants to learn the skills so they feel confident and comfortable using blogs?
LEARN – once people are registered, run some session on using wordpress and setting up e-portfolioPLAY – time to experiment with blog and ask questions.IMPLEMENT – time for blog entries and ongoing support from peers
Space For ReflectionSpace For LearningStudent BloggingCulture
Time To Learn Time To Play Time To Implement “The teachers who are hesitant to adopt new technology are great — in fact, amazing — educators. They are frequently veterans and usually leaders in their academic field and within their institutions.” (Carey, 2013)