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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching
Free Blogging platforms for teachers and students :A- Edublogs The world's most popular educational blogging service, Edublogs lets you easily create and manage student and teacher blogs, quickly customize and include videos. B- Blogger This is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video. This is probably the most user friendly blogging platform out there. You can set up as many blogs as you want and right from your Google account. C- Wordpress This is another great blogging platform for students and teachers and is very easy to use and completely free. How to set up a blog It depends on the kind of blogging platform you are going to use but generally speaking, the process is very easy and takes only a couple of minutes. Here are some examples of some of the best blogs nominated for Edublogs awards for the year 2011. Related:  Google Apps for Educators

PedagoGeeks. Social Learning, Personal Branding et innovations pédagogiques. 6 Free Online Collaborative Interactive White Boards – 2012 Update The original April 2010 article, “6 Free Online Interactive White Boards” and the more recent “Using The iPad As A Digital Whiteboard (Plus 4 Cool Free Apps To Try It Out)” have been consistent top 10 pages for viewership here on EmergingEdTech since they were published. Between them, they’ve had over 55,000 views to date. There is obviously a good deal of interest in free Interactive White Board apps. I spent some time with each of the remaining functional tools from the April Post. Here is a brief review of these four newly listed free online IWBs, followed by some updated information on three applications from the original article that are still available online today: Twiddla ( Inviting others to collaborate on Twiddla was quick and easy – just hit the green GO button to start a session and use the Invite option (towards the upper right hand corner of the screen). These are three apps from the original review that are still available online: About Kelly Walsh

Explanation of Blogs You've seen the word, you've seen the web sites and you may even have one. But have you ever wondered: What's the big deal about blogs? To make sense of blogs, you have to think about the news and who makes it. We'll look at news in the 20th vs. the 21st century to make our point. In the 20th century, the news was produced professionally. When news happened, reporters wrote the stories and a tiny group of people decided what appeared in a newspaper or broadcast. The 21st century marked the point where news became both professional and personal. As blogs became popular, they created millions of news sources and gave everyone an audience for their own version of news. With a blog...A business owner can share news about his business A mother can share news about her family Or a sport star can share news with fans These people are all "bloggers". How did this happen? Blogs are websites that are organized by blog posts - these are individual news stories, like articles in the paper.

Collins Collaboration Read/Write Book - Ce que le blog apporte à la recherche 1 Jill Walker Rettberg, « Not Documenting, Doing », jill/txt, 06/06/03, co (...) 2 Jill Walker Rettberg, « I Won a Prize for Research Blogging!!!! », jill/txt, 06/03/06, (...) 1En 2006, la chercheuse de l’université de Bergen (Norvège) Jill Walker Rettberg témoignait de sa (déjà) longue expérience du blog académique, en réfutant l’idée répandue selon laquelle le blog est un moyen de documenter la recherche1. Même si son blog lui a valu un prix de la Fondation Metzerk au titre de la « dissémination de la science »2, il lui sert plutôt à mener sa recherche. 3 Chad Orzel, « Why Doesn’t Blogging Generate More Science? 2Pourtant, le physicien et blogueur Chad Orzel se demandait en octobre 2008 si l’explosion des blogs a vraiment contribué à produire plus de science3. 3La première de ces branches concerne la production de connaissances certifiées, lesquelles viennent parfois se matérialiser dans de nouveaux instruments destinés à la recherche.

Kids Research Paper Topics, Search Engines, Format and Examples Fact Monster, from Pearson Education's Information Please, is an award-winning often-reviewed site for kids. It offers some good tools for doing research on a variety of topics. These tools include an encylopedia, dictionary, thesaurus and almanac. You can find info on the world, the U.S., people, science, math and money. Fact Monster has some other excellent research paper tools. Stoodle Rubric for Evaluating Student Blogs University of Wisconsin - Stout — Schedule of Online Courses, Online Certificate Programs, and Graduate Degree Follow us on Facebook. This rubric may be used for assessing individual blog entries, including comments on peers’ blogs. PDF version for printing A Rubric for Evaluating Student Blogs University of Wisconsin - Stout — Schedule of Online Courses, Online Certificate Programs, and Graduate Degree Readings on Authentic Assessment Examples of Other Rubrics

Hi, I agree blogging has many educational benefits. Here is another link that encourages educational blogging and can be very helpful to any teacher is thinking about blogging -
I would appreciate if you could add it to your list of resources.
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