Blogging Workshop<br />A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Blogging…<br />
What is Blogging?<br />CAF<br />Consider All Factors<br />
Blogging is…<br /><ul><li>Sharing children’s work
Communication
Gateway to 21’st century learners
Problem solving tool
Taking learning risks
Next steps
Self and peer reflection
Motivating</li></li></ul><li>Why Blog?<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/Blog+Videos<br />
An Integrated Curriculum…<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/St+James+Catholic+-+what%27s+happening<br />Arts<br />Slidesha...
Blogs in Plain English<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/Blog+Videos<br />
A.P.C. <br />Alternatives, Possibilities & Choices<br />
http://www.wordle.net/<br />
www.room9.blogspot.com<br />www.tuitifruititwos.blogspot.com<br />
http://mdacre.edublogs.org<br />http://aokroom2.edublogs.org<br />
So… How Many Web 2.0 Tools are There?<br />http://learningweb2.wikispaces.com/Table+of+tools+for+blogs+or+wikis<br />
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Helena & maria's blog workshop

  1. 1. Blogging Workshop<br />A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Blogging…<br />
  2. 2. What is Blogging?<br />CAF<br />Consider All Factors<br />
  3. 3. Blogging is…<br /><ul><li>Sharing children’s work
  4. 4. Communication
  5. 5. Gateway to 21’st century learners
  6. 6. Problem solving tool
  7. 7. Taking learning risks
  8. 8. Next steps
  9. 9. Self and peer reflection
  10. 10. Motivating</li></li></ul><li>Why Blog?<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/Blog+Videos<br />
  11. 11. An Integrated Curriculum…<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/St+James+Catholic+-+what%27s+happening<br />Arts<br />Slideshare<br />Numeracy<br />voicethread<br />Science<br />Fotobabble<br />
  12. 12. Blogs in Plain English<br />http://mantar.wikispaces.com/Blog+Videos<br />
  13. 13. A.P.C. <br />Alternatives, Possibilities & Choices<br />
  14. 14. http://www.wordle.net/<br />
  15. 15. www.room9.blogspot.com<br />www.tuitifruititwos.blogspot.com<br />
  16. 16. http://mdacre.edublogs.org<br />http://aokroom2.edublogs.org<br />
  17. 17. So… How Many Web 2.0 Tools are There?<br />http://learningweb2.wikispaces.com/Table+of+tools+for+blogs+or+wikis<br />
  18. 18. How did we Start?<br /><ul><li>Blogspot
  19. 19. Recommended
  20. 20. Parent permission
  21. 21. Teacher set up gmail accounts
  22. 22. No cost involved – free
  23. 23. Google
  24. 24. User friendly
  25. 25. Everyone on boards</li></li></ul><li>And…<br /><ul><li>Edublogs
  26. 26. Cost involved
  27. 27. Excellent technical support
  28. 28. Good feedback from other schools
  29. 29. Security
  30. 30. Community on board
  31. 31. Easy to use, liked the look of
  32. 32. Able to develop categories – not so linear</li></li></ul><li>FIP<br />First Important Priorities <br />What is the most <br />important thing?<br />
  33. 33. FIP<br />What do we <br />need to do first?<br />
  34. 34. “Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on <br />Producing a blog that’s great for your readers.” <br />(Brian Clark)<br />“I believe the term “blog” means more than an <br />online journal. I believe a blog is a conversation. <br />People go to blogs to read AND write,<br /> not just consume.” (Michael Arrington)<br />“We can not honestly discuss 21st century learning <br />skills for our students until we make sense of <br />them for ourselves.” (Will Richardson, 2010)<br />
  35. 35. Thank you for time, energy and input<br /> Enjoy blogging<br />Don’t forget to continue to check out….<br />www.mantar.wikispace.com<br />

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