New Course Coming Soon: Step by Step Guide- Learning about Blogging for your Students
Step by Step Guide: Learning About Blogging For Your Students is a course for teacher, new to blogs and to blogging with their students. This course if for you, if you are considering starting your own professional learning blog, implementing classroom blogs, student blogs or blogfolios. This course WILL NOT teach you about the logistics nor the technology behind blogging, but delves into using blogging as pedagogy for learning.
The course is a step-by-step guide through the process of teaching and learning with blogs as a pedagogical tool to support all your curricular goals as well as 21st century skills and literacies. The course is based on the assumption, that in order for a teacher to facilitate quality student blogs, teachers need to have their own understanding of quality blog writing. We will look at educational blog reading and writing for professional learning in order to gain a clearer picture of how to translate these skills into the classroom with our students.
What You Will Learn:
Reading and writing blogs supports your own personalized professional learning.
How can blogging enhance student learning?
What are pedagogical strategies to support your curriculum goals through blogging?
What are components of QUALITY blogs?
Experience a shift in teaching and learning with a pedagogical commitment to blogging.
What You Will Get:
* Blogging and Commenting Sample Rubrics (pdf)
* Blogging and Commenting Sample Rubric Template to customize for your own students (Google Doc)
* Blogging and Commenting Sample Rubric Template to customize for your own students (Keynote and PowerPoint File)
* Checklists (in pdf format) to use for your own learning
-Checklist Reading Blogs
-Checklist Writing Blogs
-Checklist Commenting Blogs
-Checklist Connecting Blogs