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Blogging for Better Learning

Blogs from the Mouths of Babes
As we continue to explore the rich world of authentic student blogging, it is important to stop and listen to feedback and criticism from time to time. It is important to understand the apprehension that some stakeholders may have when it comes to open online publishing.
George Couros: Why School Administrators Should Embrace the Social Web
By encouraging administrators to become learner-leaders, to use social media to connect with each other, share best practices and experiment, Canadian school principal George Couros is leading by example, exhortation, and instigation the people who are supposed to be leading our schools into the future.
Artful Thinking: Using Art to Promote Thinking in the Classroom
The Artful Thinking program takes the image of an artist's palette as its central metaphor. Typically, a palette is made up of a relatively small number of basic colors which can be used and blended in a great variety of ways.
What It Might Be- Authentic Student Blogging
I started writing, blogging, whatever you want to call it nearly seven years ago. I started with some important questions, What if we are English teachers and we talk all day about why writing is important and we want to prove that by actually doing it?
Blog | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer
When you tell people they matter, often you don't know right away - or ever - if they believe you, or are listening at all. Sometimes, you start to feel that maybe you don't matter. But know this: They DO Believe. They ARE Listening. You DO Matter.
5 Reasons Your Students Should Blog
As a school division, we are deep into developing blogs as portfolios with our students. To do this with approximately 10,000 students is a major undertaking but the work is important and I really believe that students should have a space to share and reflect on the work.
Curriculum Corner - Using Blogs With Students
Getting students involved in blogging can have a real impact on learning and teaching in the classroom. The best way to experiment with student blogging is to just jump in head first, but the following should help provide a framework for getting started.
Jabiz Raisdana - Authentic Student Blogging: Empowering Student Voice in the Social Media Age | Connected Learning
Jabiz Raisdana - Authentic Student Blogging: Empowering Student Voice in the Social Media Age
The Question Should be: Why Are You *Not* Blogging
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by me I give myself credit to modify! I don't really have to explain why I blog. Actually I am compelled to. I cannot stand to NOT blog. It's easy, and as I said in my first post, April 19, 2003, on a them self hosted MovableType blog- I Blog Therefore I Am.
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My final project was to get Student Blogs throughout the Junior School. I was inspired by earlier success with this in Grade 1 and excited to move forward.