Blogs


Using Blogs with Students 

Blog Basics
  • What is a blog? How does it work?
  • Why should my students blog?
Logistics
  • Blog Engines
    • Blogger (Use their Google Account)
    • Wordpress (Need to set up their own account)
  • Set-up
  • Management
    • Collecting links with Forms
    • Organization - Feedly 
    • Grading
Instructional Uses
Ongoing Reflection / Progress
  1. Digital Imagery Pathway (Teacher and student blogs)
21st Century Lit Circles
  1. Introduction
  2. Roles
  3. Examples
  4. Book Review (Final Assignment)
    • Helpful for new students
    • Gives students ideas for what works/what doesn’t
    • Possibility of creating a Lit Blog library (if students purchase then donate)
    • Sample
Authentic audiences
Additional Resources