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Blogging With Students

“It’s every teacher’s dream. Students are no longer writing for a grade or for their teacher. Instead, they are writing for their peers and generating their own topics. Can this really be possible?”

Let’s Talk Blog Images

Images, Copyright, and Fair Use Images bring your blog post to life– it adds information and interest. But we can’t just reach up into the clouds and grab a colorful image. The images we choose and use must be those…

Cater Truth Literacy

I’ve been enjoying the course offered by KQED, “Finding and Evaluating Information. The course authors have added a wealth of information and links for helping all of us, adults and students, better evaluate the information around us in physical and…

Blogging With Students

Classroom Blogging A few teachers have wondered about starting class blogs and student blogs. Blogging is writing — it’s thinking and communicating ideas; it can be a place to share daily or used as a portfolio or both. It meets…

CLmooc Animation

Connected Learning Making Open Online Collaboration [CLmooc] provides options for all participants [you’re invited] to learn and play together around the concepts of connection, communication, and collaboration, whether online or with technology or through the mail, as in postcards. To…

CLmooc Let’s Doodle?

Discovering Doodlers! Where? Go to The Google Plus Community orTake to twitter and search for #clmooc  or #clmooc #doodle or #clmooc #twitcastrophe or #clmoocdoodle There you will find doodlers of all kinds, from novice to expert, from learners to teachers, all adding to…

#DigiLit Sunday Assessing Blogs

How do you assess blogs? What is your purpose? That is the question. DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, September…