It’s the final week of our course! After a busy two months, it’s time to celebrate and reflect. I’ve made you a short video to wrap things up. You can also find out exactly how to complete this week’s task and how to collect your course certificate.
We’re taking a look at student blogs: how they can work, what’s possible, and all the ins and outs of blogging with students. We also have three stories from teachers about how they use student blogs. You might get some ideas for now or in the future.
Rob Kelly is an Australian primary school teacher who is doing some amazing things multimedia. Rob has made a video to share with our group and offers 10 tips for those of you interested in using video in your own school.
Videos are more than just entertaining, they’re an important part of 21st century literacies. In this week’s topic we explore how to find and use videos that someone else has made. Then we look at ways that you or your students can create your own videos.
There are so many free online tools out there that can bring your blog alive. This week we’re looking at how you can use different tools to help your students create, communicate, collaborate, or express themselves in a multitude of ways.
This week we’re looking at how you can flatten your classroom walls and start connecting with others across the globe. There are so many benefits to be had and getting started is easier than you might think!
What’s a blog without images? But where do you find images? Unfortunately, Google Images is not the answer. We explore a range of options that are legal, ethical, and not too complicated.
Along with our guest contributor, Linda Yollis, we discuss how you can set high standards of writing to achieve the best possible outcomes from your blogging program.
This is an interview with Australian high school teacher, Roslyn Green. She shares some fantastic advice and practical tips about blogging with older students. There is also an amazing collection of links to create quizzes and interactive content that can be used in blogs.
This week we are looking at how we can help students and families find your blog and engage with it. I share lots of ideas and examples and invite you to create something to use in your classroom.
If you have an interest in blogging, global collaboration, documenting learning, or edtech in general, you have probably heard of Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano. Or you might know her as Langwitches. Silvia is a prolific blogger, teacher, and consultant. All of her work...
This week explores the topic of what makes a quality post or page. I’ve also made a video to share five ideas on how to introduce blogging into the classroom. I’d love to hear your own ideas!
This is the story of Canadian Grade Two teacher, Becky Versteeg. She shares her experiences with blogging and offers a few handy pieces of advice for those getting started.
This week’s topic sets the scene for establishing or improving your classroom blogging program. You will be offered some ideas, examples and prompts to help you reflect on what it is that you want to achieve with your students.