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5 Ways To Share And Market Your Teacher Blog – The Edublogger – Education Article

Are you an educator with a blog? Would you like a bigger audience and a stronger professional network?This practical post goes through five things you can do to share and market your blog: Make posts ‘shareable’ Use social media Set up an email subscription Encourage others to share your posts Be an audience If you don’t yet have a blog, that’s no problem. You can get one for free by heading over to the Edublogs homepage. And if you want…

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How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices @coolcatteacher – Education Article

First-grade teacher Danielle Moore has worked with early elementary and kindergarten students as she helps them amplify their voice. Yes, young children have something to say to the world! Danielle shows us how. Sponsor: Advancement Courses Now is the time to plan your summer! Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the offer code COOL20 to get 20% off your summer PD courses. That’s just $120 per graduate credit hour or $160 for 50 clock hours. You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional…

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Why Choose Edublogs? Learn how teachers, students, and schools can publish online – Education Article

Home > Resources To Introduce Edublogs To Others We know many Edublogs users have introduced their colleagues to the platform in a staff meeting, team meeting, or professional development session. Some educators also like to give parents an overview of Edublogs during parent information evenings or school council meetings. To make it easier for teachers to share the power of Edublogs with others, we’ve put together some resources. Overview Presentation This overview of Edublogs can be viewed as a Google…

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How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices @coolcatteacher – Education Article

First-grade teacher Danielle Moore has worked with early elementary and kindergarten students as she helps them amplify their voice. Yes, young children have something to say to the world! Danielle shows us how. Sponsor: Advancement Courses Now is the time to plan your summer! Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the offer code COOL20 to get 20% off your summer PD courses. That’s just $120 per graduate credit hour or $160 for 50 clock hours. You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional…

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April Is Poetry Month — 15+ Classroom Ideas For Teachers, Students, And Bloggers – Education Article

April is upon us, the season starts to change It’s time to freshen up our blogs and start to rearrange Why not try a poem? It’s easier than you think We’ve got new ideas to share — we’ll show you in a wink! April begins next week and it is National Poetry Month in the USA. Here at Edublogs, we’re declaring it International Poetry Month! Thank you to Sheri Edwards who blogged about National Poetry Month recently and shared some…

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A Plan For Writing A Weekly Blog Post In 10 Minutes A Day – The Edublogger – Education Article

Are you a teacher blogger? Or do your students blog? I’m guessing one of your biggest obstacles to doing as much on your blog as you would like is time. When we’ve surveyed our Edublogs community about their biggest obstacle to blogging, the results were clear. Time is a barrier for everyone! This post outlines a simple approach that will see you develop consistency with your blogging and publish one blog post a week. Whether you’re a teacher or a…

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7 Ideas To Find Inspiration For New Blog Posts – The Edublogger – Education Article

There are two types of bloggers. One has a never-ending list of blog post ideas but just can’t find the time to write them all. The other wants to write more blog posts but is stuck for ideas. Which type of blogger are you? If you’re the latter, you’re in luck. This post offers you 7 ideas to help you find inspiration for your future blog posts. These ideas apply to both student and teacher bloggers. Scroll down for a…

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What to do with your student blogs or class blogs at the end of the school year – Education Article

The school year is quickly coming to an end for many of our readers in the Northern Hemisphere! If you have students with their own blogs, you might be wondering what to do with the blogs at the end of the school year. There are a number of options which we’ll go through in this post. We’ll also offer you some tips for dealing with your class blog. Contents Click on the linked headings to go straight to that section…

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Tips For Teaching Students (Poster and Examples) – Education Article

The 22nd Student Blogging Challenge is finishing up this week. Over 10 weeks, students from 20+ countries have been learning about publishing online while connecting with a global audience. Through a range of weekly topics, the students have been learning about the elements of quality blog posts and comments. When high standards are set for publishing online, students tend to yield the greatest results. They can meet academic outcomes while learning how to be a safe and positive digital citizen.…

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UK Blog Awards 2019 – Education Winner! #UKBA19 – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

2019 is apparently my year! Just a few weeks after the exciting and unexpected news that I have been accepted as a Google Certified Innovator, it is with shock, disbelief and delight that I announce my UK Blog Awards success. Mr Hill’s Musings won in the Education category and is now an award-winning blog. Two days later, I still can’t wrap my head around that. From the bottom of my heart, thank you to everyone who made it happen. Thank you to…

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What You Might Have Missed in April – Education Article

Here are the most-read posts for the month of April: An Open Letter to Teachers About Online Classes 11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship The 15-second Slideshow What to do when you lose a digital document Have Google Takeout at Your End-of-Year Party 12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year Kindergartners need Technology too! 10 Myths about Teaching with Tech Here’s How to Get Started with Ask a Tech Teacher 5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year Jacqui…

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Ten blogs that inspire this one (second edition) – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

A while ago, I listed ten education blogs that inspire this one. If you missed it, I encourage you to read that first list and follow all of those inspirational bloggers. Those ten blogs continue to inspire me but, as suspected, I had forgotten some that also deserved to be on that list. I have also discovered many new blogs since then. Therefore, I have listed ten more blogs that inspire this one and deserve your attention (in no particular…

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Deep diving into strange worlds – Education Article

2017 was a whirlwind for me. I started a new job in a new sector, made loads of new friends there, learned heaps, and finished said job 10 months later before starting another one back in financial services. I haven’t had much of a chance to scratch myself! As a consequence, I haven’t blogged as frequently this year as I have done in previous years. However, while my posts may have been fewer, I dove deeper into a couple of…

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A Guide to Finding Media for Classroom Projects – Education Article

Last week I received an email from a former colleague who had received a copyright infringement notice for something she posted on a classroom blog eight year ago! She’s not alone. Every year I hear from teachers who have received similar notices. It’s a good reminder that even if it is for a classroom purpose, we can’t just download and republish any image, video, or audio recording found online.  I created this guide (available as PDF here and Google Doc…

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My decade of provocation | E-Learning Provocateur – Education Article

On this day 10 years ago, I pressed the “Publish” button on my first ever blog post. It was a welcome message pitching my corner of the World Wide Web as “a forum to share my thoughts and ideas about everything e‑learning, to explore new tools and technologies, and to highlight trends and changing behaviours in the online world.” I initially titled my blog Ryan 2.0 – hence the URL – because “on a personal level, it represents my next…

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