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Class & Student Blogs


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An introduction to using blogs with primary and middle school classes.

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Class & Student Blogs

  1. 1. Class & Student Blogs for Collaboration Presented by Nightcliff Technology PrecinctDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  2. 2. BLOGGING 101Regular entries of commentary, descriptions ofevents, graphics and videoEntries displayed in reverse-chronological orderVisitors can comment on posts, leave messages
  3. 3. WHY BLOG?Connect and share beyondthe classroom Families Other schools / classesDevelop writing andcommunicationAuthentic audiences
  4. 4. SOME BLOGGING PLATFORMSEdublogsWordpressTumblrPosterous SpacesBlogger
  5. 5. GETTING STARTEDSelect a blogging platformDevelop your vision - purpose, audience, contentDevelop charter for appropriate commentsGet permissionsWrite your first postShare your blog post
  6. 6. WHAT CAN WE POST?Interesting Ideas for Class Blog Posts
  7. 7. Stay Connected ‣ Join the NT DET EdTech Facebook Community ‣ Follow ICT for Learning on Twitter ‣ ‣ Access today’s resources from our wiki ‣ http://techprecinct.wikispaces.comDEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING