Blogging For Teachers

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  • 1. Blogging for the Classroom Why do it How to maximize it for learning

2. Objectives and Outcomes

  • Learnwhat a Blog is & Why do it in your classroom
  • LearnCCUSD procedures of Blogging with students
  • BrainstormBlogging ideas in your teaching context
  • Set upyour CCUSD Classroom Blog

3. Whats a Blog?

  • A blog (a contraction of the term"Web log" ) is a Web site, usually maintained by anindividualwithregular entriesof commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed inreverse-chronological order .

4. Whats its not

  • A place to just turn in papers.
  • Something that will sit there and run itself.
  • Benign, boring document without hyperlinks
  • or references.
  • A place to write in the 3rd person.

5.

  • Online journal
  • Online conversation
  • Interactive website
  • One author-many interactions

What it is 6. 7. Why use Blogging in the classroom?

  • Reflection

8. 9. 10.

  • Can
  • Take
  • Your
  • Lessons
  • To
  • Another
  • Level.

11. So how do we begin blogging? 12. Start with a Focused Objective 13. Learning focused blogging ideas:

  • Math
  • Problem of the Week
  • Strategies
  • Exam Strategies
  • Notes explanation
  • Science
  • Question of the week
  • Hypothesis of the week
  • Problem solving
  • Lab explanation
  • Writing about science
  • Social Studies
  • Discussions about trends
  • Opinions
  • Debates
  • Research topics

14. Learning focused blogging ideas:

  • Language Arts
  • Reading Reflections
  • Book Shares
  • Mini-Lesson Support
  • Writing practice
  • Art
  • Art work critique
  • Art discussion
  • Famous artist research
  • Music
  • Different trends
  • Types & sharing
  • Discussion/ Research about Broadway
  • Research topics

15. Only Standards-based Lessons 16. CCUSD School Blogs Must Be Current Moderated Subscribable Safe Honest Inviting Maintained Standards-based Focused 17. CCUSD Bloggers Will Participate Report unsafe behavior Only use first name or student numbers Encourage other commentors Spell-check their responses Respond with respect 18. How do you get started? 19. Decideon your Purpose Prepareyour Blog Webpage Instructyour students on safety policy Teachstudents how to blog Beginblogging! 20. Lets Brainstorm Ideas

  • Where might you want to enhance your program?

21. Nuts & bolts of building Your blog 22. Photo Attributions

  • Rickydavid:http://www.flickr.com/photos/cuppini/2741772518/in/set-72157600358337636/
  • Mexicanwave:http://www.flickr.com/photos/mexicanwave/2404978535/
  • Andyp uk:http://www.flickr.com/photos/andypiper/341429556/
  • Vickis Pics:http://www.flickr.com/photos/vlashton/1760286858/
  • Blogging Librairian:http://www.flickr.com/photos/isaakkwok/302510560/
  • /nico:http://www.flickr.com/photos/nico/39197895/
  • Tony F.:http://www.flickr.com/photos/st-lite/2197886788/