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Getting comfortable with blogging

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The basics about why to have a class blog and what you might want to include on one.

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Getting comfortable with blogging

  1. 1. Getting Comfortable With Blogging By Karen Lirenman Sept 2012Sunday, January 6, 2013
  2. 2. My ObjectivesSunday, January 6, 2013
  3. 3. My Objectives • Explain my WHY? behind my class blog and my student’s individual blogsSunday, January 6, 2013
  4. 4. My Objectives • Explain my WHY? behind my class blog and my student’s individual blogs • Explore features of a class blogSunday, January 6, 2013
  5. 5. My Objectives • Explain my WHY? behind my class blog and my student’s individual blogs • Explore features of a class blog • Help you create your own class or individual student blogsSunday, January 6, 2013
  6. 6. My Objectives • Explain my WHY? behind my class blog and my student’s individual blogs • Explore features of a class blog • Help you create your own class or individual student blogs • Answer any questions you may have with regards to blogging.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  7. 7. A Little Bit About MeSunday, January 6, 2013
  8. 8. Why a Blog vs a Website? Photo by premasagar via FlickerSunday, January 6, 2013
  9. 9. Why do I have a class blog?Sunday, January 6, 2013
  10. 10. Why do I have a class blog? •To keep families informedSunday, January 6, 2013
  11. 11. Why do I have a class blog? •To keep families informed •To share our learning with the world.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  12. 12. Why do I have a class blog? •To keep families informed •To share our learning with the world. •To host global audiences.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  13. 13. Why do I have a class blog? •To keep families informed •To share our learning with the world. •To host global audiences. •To be connected with other classes around the world.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  14. 14. Why other teachers blog with their students?Sunday, January 6, 2013
  15. 15. Why other teachers blog with their students? Kathy Cassidy Its about the audience, the chance to have a digital portfolio and a way to connect with the world outside the classroom.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  16. 16. Why other teachers blog with their students? Michelle Hiebert I blog as a communication tool so that my parents can see what is going on in the class and be up to date on upcoming eventsSunday, January 6, 2013
  17. 17. Why other teachers blog with their students? Lisa Carl I blog as a communication‫‏‬ tool with students/parents/ guardians & I get the students blogging as a discussion tool - writtenSunday, January 6, 2013
  18. 18. Why other teachers blog with their students? Lora Sarchet ‫‏‬ I blog to make connections. It is all about connections and making learning real for students.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  19. 19. Why other teachers blog with their students? Jonathan Vervaet ‫‏‬ Allows sts to see the thinking of others in their class. It provides a place to toss around ideas. Together were better.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  20. 20. Why other teachers blog with their students? Marissa Engelhard ‫‏‬ I blog to help students see varied styles of writing, create authentic audiences, and connect parents to the classroom.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  21. 21. A Little Bit About My Class BlogSunday, January 6, 2013
  22. 22. Parts of My Class Blog A Look at the PagesSunday, January 6, 2013
  23. 23. 1. All About Us SectionSunday, January 6, 2013
  24. 24. 2.Visitor’s EtiquetteSunday, January 6, 2013
  25. 25. 3. My WHYSunday, January 6, 2013
  26. 26. 4. Link to my students’ blogs.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  27. 27. 5. Our weekly wordSunday, January 6, 2013 wall words.
  28. 28. 6. Our classroom calendarSunday, January 6, 2013
  29. 29. 7. Learning Links for ChildrenSunday, January 6, 2013
  30. 30. 8. Learning links for parentsSunday, January 6, 2013
  31. 31. 9. Previous years individual blogs.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  32. 32. 9. Previous years individual blogs.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  33. 33. 9. Previous years individual blogs.Sunday, January 6, 2013
  34. 34. Take the time to explore some classroom blogs to get ideas about your classroom blog. bit.ly/classblogsamples Also check out some helpful blogging information at my presentation handout. handoutsbykaren.wikispaces.comSunday, January 6, 2013

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