Blogging In Ed
Many of today's schools use BlackBoard and other platforms that allow online sharing of class notes, assignments, etc. However, these services require one to log in, and are often not viewable or fully functioning on mobile devices. These are some of the reasons why a classroom blog can be of great use.
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“It is my impression that no one really likes the new. We are afraid of it. It is not only as Dostoevsky put it that 'taking a new step, uttering a new word is what people fear most.' Even in slight things the experience of the new is rarely without some stirring of foreboding.” --Eric Hoffer, Between The Devil And The Dragon
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Blogging With Photovoice: Sharing Pictures in an Integrated Classroom Make the most of your students' diverse ability levels and experience with a prewriting activity in which they describe an abstract idea using blogging and photographs that they have taken.
Blogs are primarily about writing. But within that broad category there are many ways that blogging can be used with students to improve their learning in almost any subject area.
Life as a teacher, especially one fresh off attending your own classes , can be hard. You have to wake up early, work late and manage a classroom full of kids, each with their own diverse needs and expectations. Luckily, there are numerous teachers out there who are willing to share their expertise and classroom experiments with teachers young and old.