Blogging

If you are interested in having your students blog, read on and you will find two useful blogging sites that are commonly used with teachers and students. Here you will find support on how to implement blogging into your instruction. Please feel free to contact me for support. I would be more than happy to show you and your class the world of blogging.

Click here to view an awesome document containing lots of Blogging resources.

What is Blogging?
Blogs are a way for students to express their thoughts online and share with a wide audience in text. Also called weblogs, blogs are a quick and easy way for students to share their responses to whatever the topic may be in class and it is an excellent technology tool for it is easy to share and respond to in one place.

Why blog in schools? 
Blogs strike the perfect balance of providing information anytime and anywhere, social networking and interaction, and the ability to openly share thoughts and achievements.

One popular way to use Blogging is to make regular updates about assignments, events, and anything going on in class.

Blogs like these keep students and parents informed and extend the classroom to any place with access to the web. Students love to blog too, and doing so can engage students in their learning and extend collaboration with classmates and even people all over the world.

Blogging is great for group projects, ePortfolios, school newspapers, reflection journals, class websites, and much more!

Two Blogging sites I would recommend are:

http://edublogs.org/

http://todaysmeet.com/

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