Absolutely ready for primetime blogs

Cat Clarke and Harla Hutchinson


Description:
In this workshop you’ll learn everything you need to know about making your blog safe, well-designed, and full of great information for parents and students. Leave with a checklist you can work through in perfecting your blog.

Skill level:
  • All

Grade level:
  • All

Capacity:

Tech tools:
  • Google Advanced Search
  • Google Form

District goals and initiatives included: delete what you don't need
  • NETS T - Start here.
  • 21st Century Learning
  • RtI (including classroom management)
  • One computer classroom
  • Literacy
  • Compacting the crowded plate
  • Internet Safety

Resources:


Link to presentation:
Session PowerPoint

Blog Samples:
http://d97blount.blogspot.com/
http://d97acourt.blogspot.com/
http://fricksfacts.blogspot.com/
http://op97hatchfles.blogspot.com/
http://d97svietzen.blogspot.com/
http://lincolnreading1.blogspot.com/

Students blogging through comments:
Mel Smith

Copyright resources:
Copyright Guidelines for Teachers from Teaching & Learning Magazine
CopyRight Quiz -- test yourself
How Much Do You Know About Copyright -- from the Copyright Alliance
13 Page Copyright Guide for you and your students

Sources of Copyright-Free Images
Flickr Creative Commons
Pics4Learning
WP Clipart

Handouts:
Remove the Navbar
Set up Comment Moderation
D97 Permission Form

Form: Request to link blog to the D97 website