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Let's take a look at online publishing in practice, in K-12 classrooms (hmmm...and maybe even as educators).
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Blogging in Classroom: Steps and Benefits - EdTechReview (ETR)

Blogging in Classroom: Steps and Benefits - EdTechReview (ETR) | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
An insight into the steps for blogging in the classroom, and what benefits you could get out of blogging with your students.
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This is a brief, spot-on summary of benefits and relevant steps to get into blogging.

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | 5th Graders Enjoy Interactive Writing on KidBlog

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | 5th Graders Enjoy Interactive Writing on KidBlog | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
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Wow...KidBlog in action. What are they up to, that can inform our own blogging practices as future educators?

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Where's the Authentic Audience?

Where's the Authentic Audience? | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
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Hmmm...As we review this blog discussion, let's think about our own publishing experience AND those that we are planning for our students.

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Langwitches' Blog "What do I post here" infographic

Langwitches' Blog "What do I post here" infographic | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.
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"Blogging" happens on multiple platforms. Check out this super infographic, to see solid choices for publishing.

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Charge Into 3rd Grade!!!: Blog Etiquette

Charge Into 3rd Grade!!!: Blog Etiquette | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
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What advice are these third graders heeding, as they blog? How do these same guidelines help us (as bloggers, and as future educators)?

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Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces

Student Blogs: Learning to Write in Digital Spaces | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
Student blogging is not a project, but a process. We are continuously striving to refine, improve and re-evaluate. As I am meeting with teachers individually, I can't stress enough the importance o...
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Kathleen Gradel's comment, March 8, 2013 5:17 PM
Wow...check at this infographic on blogging in the K-12 classroom. Should these publishing standards be ours, too?
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PS...don't forget to download the PDF checklist from this article.
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Blogging In The Classroom: A 4-Step Guide - Edudemic

Blogging In The Classroom: A 4-Step Guide - Edudemic | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
As this visualization from the always wonderful langwitches explains, 21st century skills are learned and enhanced by blogging in the classroom.
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This is a super start to gearing up on blogging. Try it :)

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Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part Three- Blog Writing

Assessment in the Modern Classroom: Part Three- Blog Writing | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
I believe we are on our way of taking a modern classroom learning opportunity and upgrading assessment forms to match new skills and new literacies while not forgetting traditionally assessed ones....
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Sylvia at Langwitches Blog has been helping folks think about assessment in the context of student use of current tech tools. This is the third in her series on this idea, with a focus on using blog posts for assessment purposes. Let's think about this, since we, too, are using blogging as a measure of our growing skills to reflect, publish our work products, and collaborate on meaningful feedback.

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Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Web pages for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Web pages for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
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Kathleen Gradel's comment, March 6, 2013 9:08 AM
Visit this blog post, do download a recently compiled guide on considerations for safe and smart K-12 blogging.
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27 Reasons to Blog ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

27 Reasons to Blog ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
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Wow...look at this post, and click to the concept map summarizing 27 fun and functional reasons for blogging.
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Quality Commenting- Student Guest Post by Zoe M.

Quality Commenting- Student Guest Post by Zoe M. | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
I invite few guest bloggers to share posts on Langwitches. This makes it especially rewarding to be able to present to my readers an incredible young lady. Zoe is growing by leaps and bounds as a b...
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What advice does a fourth grader have for us...about blogging? Check it out!

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Implementing Blogging in the Classroom

Implementing Blogging in the Classroom | Blogs & More: What, When, Why, How? | Scoop.it
State of our School Address (regarding Blogging) 3 years ago, we created blogs (WordPress platform) for ALL classroom teachers and resources. There was an expectation for teachers to be at least on...
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What happened when blogs started? What has occurred since the start-up?  

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