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==Refereces==
 
==Refereces==
 
"Create Your Own Classroom Edublogs." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
 
"Create Your Own Classroom Edublogs." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
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"Edublogs – Education Blogs for Teachers, Students and Schools." Edublogs – Education Blogs for Teachers, Students and Schools. Word Press, 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
  
 
Stevens, Elizabeth Years, and Rachel Brown. "Lessons Learned From The Holocaust: Blogging To Teach Critical Multicultural Literacy." Journal Of Research On Technology In Education 44.1 (2011): 31-51. ERIC. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.
 
Stevens, Elizabeth Years, and Rachel Brown. "Lessons Learned From The Holocaust: Blogging To Teach Critical Multicultural Literacy." Journal Of Research On Technology In Education 44.1 (2011): 31-51. ERIC. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.
  
 
Witte, Shelbie. "That's Online Writing, Not Boring School Writing": Writing With Blogs And The Talkback Project." Journal Of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 51.2 (2007): 92-96. Academic Search Premier. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.
 
Witte, Shelbie. "That's Online Writing, Not Boring School Writing": Writing With Blogs And The Talkback Project." Journal Of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 51.2 (2007): 92-96. Academic Search Premier. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.

Revision as of 00:16, 8 December 2014

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Topic and Purpose

Blogs can be used as needs assessments to track student progress and evaluation of instruction; this component will help you become familiar with the different blogging sites along with reviewing the importance of creating effective rubrics.

Learning Objectives

  • Learners will explore different sites and examples of educational blogs already created
  • Learners will learn how lessons through blogging can be successful

Lesson 1

Learning Objective

  • Learners will explore different sites and examples of educational blogs already created

Watch

You have now become a little bit familiar with EduBlogs and have signed up and even made your first comment! Now, watch the following video and become even more familiar with EduBlogs and trial some of the aspects out on your own blog! Give your blog a theme, create a profile page, ect!

Do

There are so many other sites to use for blogging for free besides EduBlog, signup for at least two other blogs from the list below at trial out their different aspects:


Reflect

On My Blog, add a comment with a link to your EduBlog page. Create a post about the two other sites you signed up for and give them a review. Rank all three sites from 1 to 3, 1 being the site you would definitely use and 3 being the sit you would least likely use. Be sure to state both things you liked and disliked about each site and how student friendly they could be if used in your classroom.

Lesson 2

Learning Objectives

  • Learners will learn how lessons through blogging can be successful

Read

Read the article, Lessons Learned From The Holocaust: Blogging To Teach Critical Multicultural Literacy and That's Online Writing, Not Boring School Writing": Writing With Blogs And The Talkback Project. Both of these articles provide examples of how blogging has been used in classrooms with students.

Do

In the DISCUSSION section, discuss the information and success of the following lessons that incorporated blogging. Were there any areas you think should have been changed or would have to be changed to work in your classroom? Why? What aspects of these lessons could you see working in your classroom? Why?

Reflect

Before moving onto Unit 3: Use of Blogging, begin to narrow down a lesson you think you could create using blogging in your classroom. Would it be an in class assignment? Homework assignment? Project? Would you require students to upload things to their sites? Comment on each other's post?

Naviagation

Move on to: Unit 3: Creation

Move back to: Unit 1: What is Blogging?

Return to:Introduction to Blogging

Refereces

"Create Your Own Classroom Edublogs." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.

"Edublogs – Education Blogs for Teachers, Students and Schools." Edublogs – Education Blogs for Teachers, Students and Schools. Word Press, 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.

Stevens, Elizabeth Years, and Rachel Brown. "Lessons Learned From The Holocaust: Blogging To Teach Critical Multicultural Literacy." Journal Of Research On Technology In Education 44.1 (2011): 31-51. ERIC. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.

Witte, Shelbie. "That's Online Writing, Not Boring School Writing": Writing With Blogs And The Talkback Project." Journal Of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 51.2 (2007): 92-96. Academic Search Premier. Web. 7 Dec. 2014.