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Developing Blogging Skills: Simple Rubric. Posted by Mrs Kathleen Morris on Wednesday, November 28th 2012 I’ve been toying with the idea of creating a blogging scope and sequence for a while.

Developing Blogging Skills: Simple Rubric

However, something about that idea makes me uncomfortable. I don’t like the thought of limiting blogging skills to certain age levels. 7 Reasons Your Students should be Blogging in 2013. One of the best things about blogging in the classroom is that it is a cross-curricular activity that can be used to teach any subject and develop just about any skills, from reading and writing to math, geography and everything in between.

7 Reasons Your Students should be Blogging in 2013

If you are still unsure about how blogging can benefit your students, here are seven reasons that might be able to persuade you as a teacher to get on board with blogging in the classroom this year. Blogging motivates students to read and write The best way to get students to read and write is to offer them things that they are interested in reading and writing about – things that relate to them and their peers. Blogging gives students not only an outlet for communicating their ideas and honing their writing skills at the same time, but it also provides them with a lot of content to read by connecting with students locally and from all around the world who might be interested in blogging about similar topics of interest.

How to Get a Classroom of Kids Blogging in Under 5 Minutes! Kidblog.org is a service designed by teachers for teachers.

How to Get a Classroom of Kids Blogging in Under 5 Minutes!

They have made the process of creating and monitoring a class blog safe and efficient. Sign-ups are fast and simple, making it easy to co-ordinate a whole class of new students. At the same time, the blog’s privacy and security is protected by default. This makes life incredibly easy for the teacher, allowing you to get straight in to the fun bit of blogging! The primary differences between Kidblog and any other free blogging platform is the default class-only privacy level and the superbly easy way of bulk-adding user accounts for students without requiring email addresses and confirmation of invites.

Setting up a teacher account The teacher account is a straightforward sign-up: choose a password, add a few details and you’re in. Kick Start Your Blogging. Skip to content Personal Blogging This series guides you step by step through the process of setting up your own personal or professional educator blog.

Kick Start Your Blogging

Refer our class and student blogging series if you want to set up a class blog. Each step provides examples of personal educator blogs so you can check out how they are used by other educators. You can work through the activities in any order and at any time. Sign Up For Free Powered by WordPress | Hosted by Edublogs | Protected by CloudFlare AddThis Sharing Sidebar. What Does Student Blogging Exactly Do? Tips and Topics for Student Bloggers.

Posted by Mrs Kathleen Morris on Thursday, August 2nd 2012 Recently, I wrote two posts about quality student blogs.

Tips and Topics for Student Bloggers

You can find them here and here. I have also written a guide to setting up student blogs here. A new group of students in my class are almost ready to earn their own blogs. I wanted to compile the tips I offer my students in one document for my new bloggers. Below is a poster with tips for student bloggers. I have also made a document with 20 ideas for blog post topics. Do you have any tips to add to the poster? What other ideas for student blog post topics could you offer? Blogging With Students.

Skip to content Blogging With Students This series guides you step by step through the process of class and student blogging.

Blogging With Students

Each step includes links to class blogs being used by educators so you can check out how other educators use their blogs. Many of the examples are from primary grades but the same principles apply regardless of student age including adult learner. The activities can be completed at your own pace and in any order! This series consists of: Sign Up For Free Powered by WordPress | Hosted by Edublogs | Protected by CloudFlare AddThis Sharing Hide Show AddThis FollowShare Toggle Dock Share Close AddThisPrivacy. Blogging in the primary classroom. ASLA11 – Using blogging and edmodo in the classroom and library → This post has been designed to supplement my presentation for the Australian School Librarian Conference on Tuesday October 4.

Blogging in the primary classroom

Communicating for the 21st century: using tools such as Edmodo and student […] TeachMeet Sydney – from little things big things grow → I have been feeling guilty this year because I just haven’t made it to any TeachMeets yet. I held the first Sydney TeachMeet in my classroom back in 2010 and […] Out of the mouth of babes → The Australian school year is nearly over. Out of my comfort zone → Last Monday night I was interviewed by Tony and Darrel of the edtech crew for one of their regular podcasts.

Blogging for Learning. 10 reasons students should blog. … and they all come from 12 year olds!

10 reasons students should blog

1. I think the blog has turned me into a global learner, who loves to share their learning and opinion. The disadvantage is that sometimes the blog deletes your post. The advantages are endless. You can share a video, picture and writing. 2. 3. 4. 5.