Working From Home Tips For Teachers – The Edublogger – Education Article

The statistics around school closures due to COVID-19/Coronavirus are nothing short of staggering. In mid-February, China was the only country in the world with school closures. Today, there are 188 countries experiencing nationwide school closures and almost 90% of the world’s students are affected. Millions of teachers have been thrown into teaching remotely from home. This is drastically different from working in a classroom. It’s different physically, socially, and psychologically. And this change has come with almost no warning or…

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A Guide To Google Drawings For Teachers, Students, And Bloggers – Education Article

There are so many fabulous tools on offer within Google Drive: These include Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Sheets. These tools are free and web-based. They’re used every minute of the day in classrooms, homes, and businesses around the world. One tool within Google Drive that you might not have fully explored as yet is Google Drawings. Perhaps you’ve heard of it but you’re not sure why you’d want to use it? Well, if you’re a blogger,…

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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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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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7 tips for custodians of capability frameworks – Education Article

Wow, my previous blog post elicited some rich comments from my peers in the L&D profession. Reframing the capability framework was my first foray into publishing my thoughts on the subject, in which I argued in favour of using the oft-ignored resource as a tool to be proactive and add value to the business. To everyone who contributed a comment, not only via my blog but also on Twitter and LinkedIn… thank you. Your insights have helped me shape my subsequent…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Google Slides In The Classroom – Education Article

You’re probably familiar with the range of free, web-based tools offered by Google within its Google Drive service? These tools include Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, and Google Slides. They’ve become staples in classrooms, homes, and businesses around the world. For teachers and students, Google Slides is one of the most exciting and versatile tools on offer. Maybe you’ve heard of Google Slides and you’re wondering how you can use it in the classroom? Or perhaps, you’ve dabbled with…

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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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