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Seashore Blogging Workshop  for Young People 25 January 2008 Organized by The Leafmonkey Workshop Hosted by NIE Green Club
<ul><li>Who are we? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a blog?  </li></ul><ul><li>Why learn to blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Why blog for...
<ul><li>http://leafmonkey.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
<ul><li>http://wildfilms.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
<ul><li>http://niegreenclub.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
<ul><li>http://flyingfishfriends.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
<ul><li>“ Blog” is short of “Web Log” </li></ul><ul><li>Some people also call it a online journal </li></ul><ul><li>How do...
<ul><li>Blogs are a tool!  </li></ul><ul><li>They make it easy to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a website </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>Blogs help young people to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn the latest online technology  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I...
<ul><li>Nature cannot speak for itself.  </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs allow us to speak for nature and tell our stories to  eve...
<ul><li>http://leshonlovesnature.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who blogs?
<ul><li>“ Sue was a T-Rex” </li></ul>Who blogs?
<ul><li>There are not enough young bloggers in Singapore or even the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Now you can do a part for th...
<ul><li>2008 is the International Year of the Reef </li></ul><ul><li>Activities all year round </li></ul><ul><li>This work...
<ul><li>http://iyor08singapore.blogspot.com </li></ul>IYOR08
How do I start my own blog?
<ul><li>Now that you have your own blog… </li></ul><ul><li>Write your first post about our adventures at Changi seashore o...
<ul><li>A pledge for our reefs. </li></ul><ul><li>Give us your blog address </li></ul><ul><li>Update regularly with your s...
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Blogging Workshop For Young People

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Did this seashore blogging workshop for kids with a homeschooling community under The Leafmonkey Workshop http://leafmonkeyworkshop.blogspot.com

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Blogging Workshop For Young People

  1. Seashore Blogging Workshop for Young People 25 January 2008 Organized by The Leafmonkey Workshop Hosted by NIE Green Club
  2. <ul><li>Who are we? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Why learn to blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Why blog for nature? </li></ul><ul><li>Who blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>What is International Year of the Reef? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I start my own blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging for our shores! </li></ul>What are we doing today?
  3. <ul><li>http://leafmonkey.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
  4. <ul><li>http://wildfilms.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
  5. <ul><li>http://niegreenclub.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
  6. <ul><li>http://flyingfishfriends.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who are we?
  7. <ul><li>“ Blog” is short of “Web Log” </li></ul><ul><li>Some people also call it a online journal </li></ul><ul><li>How do you recognize a blog? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is dated and organized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is updated regularly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It lets you leave comments! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A person who blogs is called a BLOGGER </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger is also a website! </li></ul>What is a BLOG?
  8. <ul><li>Blogs are a tool! </li></ul><ul><li>They make it easy to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share information with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lets you focus on the content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share links, pictures, videos, audios and more! </li></ul></ul>Why learn to blog?
  9. <ul><li>Blogs help young people to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn the latest online technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve typing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve editing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase your photos, drawings and writings to the whole world! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve your spelling! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase communication with friends and relatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get to know more people! </li></ul></ul>Why learn to blog?
  10. <ul><li>Nature cannot speak for itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs allow us to speak for nature and tell our stories to everybody , all over the world and within seconds ! </li></ul><ul><li>Your stories via the blog can be “ linked ” by others! </li></ul><ul><li>There is not enough written about the nature in Singapore. Everything we write is a new story! </li></ul><ul><li>We need to hear the voices of more young people like you! </li></ul>Why blog for Nature?
  11. <ul><li>http://leshonlovesnature.blogspot.com </li></ul>Who blogs?
  12. <ul><li>“ Sue was a T-Rex” </li></ul>Who blogs?
  13. <ul><li>There are not enough young bloggers in Singapore or even the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Now you can do a part for the environment and speak up for our shores through writing on your very own blog </li></ul>Who blogs?
  14. <ul><li>2008 is the International Year of the Reef </li></ul><ul><li>Activities all year round </li></ul><ul><li>This workshop and your pledge to write about our coral reefs, coastal areas and shores will help more people find out about what young people feel about our reefs! </li></ul><ul><li>What if there are no more coral reefs in the future? </li></ul>IYOR08
  15. <ul><li>http://iyor08singapore.blogspot.com </li></ul>IYOR08
  16. How do I start my own blog?
  17. <ul><li>Now that you have your own blog… </li></ul><ul><li>Write your first post about our adventures at Changi seashore on Wednesday! </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to show us your pretty photos! </li></ul>Class Exercise
  18. <ul><li>A pledge for our reefs. </li></ul><ul><li>Give us your blog address </li></ul><ul><li>Update regularly with your stories about the seashore </li></ul><ul><li>We look forward to reading them! </li></ul>Your mission…
  19. Questions?
  20. Thank you!

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