Find out the how and why of blogging in the classroom with students! Find out best practices, see successful blogging projects, and be inspired to start blogging to extend your students' learning today!
Wes Fryer makes the point that "techy" words like blogging turn people (teachers) off. Referring to blogging as interactive writing makes it much more accessible to them, and opens the door for its use in the classroom.
I LOVE this idea! This is a great way to introduce students to blogging, and to guide them as they learn to comment, post, etc. Handy for those of us with such restrictive network policies that true blogging is either impossible or discouragingly difficult. Brilliant!
Take a look at this great guide to blogging with your students! You can even download and print it. It's well worth your time to get some great ideas about setting up classroom protocols and leading students to use blogs to further discussions & enhance learning and engagement.
Reflection is an essential part of learning. Yes, it often hard to fit in the time for reflection. It's also challenging to make reflection something that doesn't seem boring and tedious.
jamie camp's insight:
For districts w/ draconian network policies blocking QR code use: You don't *have* to scan these codes to use Vincent's reflection questions. You can just go directly to the page http://tonyv.me/reflect