I began blogging with my students in 2008. Back then it was a ‘fun’ experiment and little did I know how many benefits and rich experiences would evolve.
Blogging is a fantastic way to strengthen the connections between home, school and the world. The amount of learning that can happen through blogging is priceless. I believe the future of blogging is bright, as I elaborated on in my September, 2017 post: Are Blogs Dead?
Read more the reasons why teachers and students should blog in my 2018 summary.
Highlights Of Posts I Have Written About Educational Blogging
Getting Started with Blogging
Getting Started With Global2 (this is a guide for the Edublogs CampusPress platform which is free for educators and students in Government and Catholic schools in Victoria, Australia)
Parents and Blogging
Edublogger’s Guide to Involving Parents with Blogs (The Edublogger, September 2017)
Blogging and the Curriculum
Posts about Student Blogs
Different Approaches to Using Student Blogs and Digital Portfolios (The Edublogger, October 2017)
Blogging: Assessment and Data
Collaboration through Blogging
Permission, Privacy and Blogging Guidelines
Obtaining Permission to Blog with Students (published on The Edublogger, August 2017)
Should Your Class or Student Blogs be Public or Private? (The Edublogger, January 2018)
Obstacles to Blogging and Using ICT
Teachers: Finding Time to Blog (published on The Edublogger, September 2017)
Teaching Quality Commenting (guest post for Edublogs Teacher Challenge)
Using Images in Blog Posts
My Blogging Journey (The Edublogger, November 2017)
Making Educational Blogging Work for You (guest post for Free Technology for Teachers)
For more information about educational blogging visit the The Edublogger blog. This site has been a wealth of information for me for many years, and I am now a contributor!
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