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Check Out These Class Blogs – The Edublogger – Education Article

Home > Updated: Check Out These Class Blogs Looking for examples of class blogs? We’ve just completed the latest update of our list which we’ve maintained since 2008. Our class blog list is updated twice a year and always proves to be a popular resource. Perhaps you’re looking for insights into how other educators use blogs? Maybe you’re seeking lesson inspiration? Or perhaps you’re wanting to make global connections? Our class blog list is a useful starting point. In our…

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Your Guide To Getting Involved – The Edublogger – Education Article

Have you heard of International Dot Day? It’s BIG! This year, over 14 million students and educators in 181 countries will be celebrating. International Dot Day is coming up around the week of September 15-ish. This annual event is all about celebrating creativity, courage, and collaboration. Getting involved in International Dot Day is easy. It’s free, flexible, and open to any classes from all around the world. This updated ultimate guide to International Dot Day explains exactly what it is…

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Blogging with Seesaw – Education Article

This year I’m teaching trimester long courses for 5th and 6th graders in Media Literacy and Digital Literacy at Casady School in Oklahoma City, and also serving as a technology integration coach with all our PK-12 teachers. In this post, I’d like to share a couple “How To” tutorials I’ve created for my students to help them “share outside” the walls of our classroom, using Seesaw Blogs. "#DENSI2012 Survey Results: Interactive Blogging" (CC BY 2.0) by Wesley Fryer Over the years, since blogging…

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Register For The October Student Blogging Challenge! – The Edublogger – Education Article

Do you want your students to learn how to publish on the web safely and effectively? Perhaps you want to increase their motivation for writing by engaging with an authentic audience? Would you like your students to look beyond the four walls of your classroom and connect with other students from around the world? The Student Blogging Challenge can help and registrations are now open! Since 2008, the Student Blogging Challenge has run twice yearly, beginning each March and October.…

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Top EdTech Posts from the School Year – Education Article

This week I’m celebrating the Fourth of July holiday out of town with family and friends. Today I’m bringing you the TOP 5 EdTech blog posts and TOP 5 EdTech podcast episodes from the past school year. Also… stay tuned for a BIG announcement later this month 🙂 Best, Monica Top 5 EdTech Blog Posts Easily Create Class Lists This Year with Class Creator Like so many ideas that have changed the way we think about EdTech in action, many…

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Highlights from our digital media unit – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

On Friday, we had two class assemblies all about digital media and how people can use it to express themselves. As a blogger and social media advocate, I was bursting with pride. Our digital literacy coaches, Ryan Krakofsky and Fred Yue, were in the audience and loving it too. The assemblies rounded off a great How We Express Ourselves unit but, more importantly, demonstrated a huge mind shift in our school community. Digital media is something to embrace and leverage,…

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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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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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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

I have been doing quite a bit of soul-searching in the past few weeks and months, and I have played with several ideas for my future that are worth noting. One of these is my desire to write fiction, to unleash my creative imagination in a channel detached almost entirely from education and educational technology. I am not saying I am going to seriously do this in the upcoming weeks and months, but it is something which I have thought…

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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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List Of Class Blogs From Around The World – The Edublogger – Education Article

Home > Updated: List Of Class Blogs From Around The World We’ve just completed the latest update of our class blog list! We’ve maintained our class blog list on The Edublogger since 2008. This list is updated twice a year and always proves to be a popular resource. Perhaps you’re looking for insights into how other educators use blogs? Maybe you’re seeking lesson inspiration? Or perhaps you’re wanting to make global connections? Our class blog list is a useful starting…

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Sparks & Stories – The Edublogger – Education Article

All children have extraordinary stories to tell if we take the time to listen. All children have gifts and talents. Our job is to create opportunities and experiences that allow children to find themselves. To help tease out the interests, passions and skills that will ultimately shape who and what they become. We can do school to kids, or we can do it with them. Abe Moore is a year 6/7 teacher from South Australia. He recently completed an inspiring…

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10 Ways To Instantly Make Your Blog Better! – The Edublogger – Education Article

Your blog might be full of inspiring ideas but are people reading your posts? Are they sticking around and returning when you publish new content? I have the pleasure of reading a lot of blogs as part of my role with Edublogs. I’m going to fill you in on a few easy tweaks that I believe can improve the reader experience and help you build a bigger audience. Regardless of whether you have a professional educator blog, student blog, or…

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