Blogger in Education


The Tool: http://www.blogger.com
The Crib Sheet: Blogger in the Classroom [PDF]
A Wiki: Blog If You Love Learning

Agenda


Interactive Demo (At http://buildablog.blogspot.com )
  • What is a blog?
  • Why blogs in education?

Overview

Educational Blogs

Subject Specific Examples

Respond (time permitting): Leave a comment on http://buildablog.wikispaces.com
  • How might you use a blog or blogs in your role as an educator?
  • What are your next steps?

Collaborative Activity
  • Use Blog Search to locate a post about a topic you are interested in.
  • Read, Reflect, Write, Respond
    • Read a post you are interested in.
    • Reflect (briefly) on the post.
    • Write a response on your own blog. (Be sure to link back to the original.)
    • Share your post with a colleague in this workshop, and respond to their post as well.

Reflection
  • How has your understanding of Blogger Changed?
  • What do you still want to learn about Blogger.
  • What are your next steps?


Resources


Blogging in Plain English (From The Common Craft Show)



Related Wikis