Monday, October 28, 2013

How to Get Started with Blogging (Part 2 of 2)

So, how do I get started with blogging?
Classroom Blogging Step Ladder 

1. It is not about the tool, however, you will need a tool.  I suggest one of the following: Kid BlogWeeblyMoodle Blogs, or Blogger

2.  Define you purpose for blogging.  What will you have students do?

3.  Preparing students to be bloggers and understand how to write this way and be an appropriate digital citizen.   How will students comment on the blog?
Example 1 & Example 2 

4.  Prepare your nearest audience (parents, grandparents).  This may be new to them.  How will you educate them?  Think bigger. This opens yourself and students up to a global audience.

5.  Jump and give it a try.....

Resources to help you get started:

Explore Blogging in the Content Areas

Reader's Response Blog Samples

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