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Blogging is Learning SlideShare Script

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Slide 1: Blog2Learn


Slide 2: Blog2Learn Blogmeister is a good place to start for teachers who are new to blogging. It was founded by David Warlick of the Landmark Project. It was created to give teachers a significant amount of control over the web publishing activities of the students.


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Slide 3: Blog2Learn “A blogging tool developed for teachers as an authentic publishing environment to promote the development of effective communication skills in students.”


Quote Citation: David Warlick: Author of Blogmeister tool and “Blogmeister Instructions” , <http://classblogmeister.com/blogmeister_instructions.pdf>


Slide 4: Blog2Learn Blog


Name for your classroom

General information and description.


Date Stamp

Blog Article Title

Teacher Entries

Student Blogs on on Left Sidebar

Right Sidebar

Student Entries on Left Sidebar Class Blog


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Date Stamp

A comment that ha

s been posted by a reader.

Student Blog

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•Blog Title First learn the blogging

• Date Stamp, Time Stamp vocabulary.

All of these may • not be on Blogmeister but you Article Title (Blog Posts) need the terms for reading all

• Article’s Main Body blogs.

• Blog Author

• Comments

On the slides that follow we

• Permalinks will highlight a few of these

• components to foster understandings.

• Calendar

• Archives

• Links or Blogrolls Blog Components


Slide 7: Blog2Learn

The last item written or posted is at the top of the blog. So it can be helpful to see beginning posts to understand the purpose.


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Slide 8: Blog2Learn Look for an “About” link to determine who is writing the blog. If that fails go back to the first post to see if there is an introduction.


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Slide 9: Blog2Learn Permalinks Click this link to see the permalink.


Slide 10: Blog2Learn Archives

Archives are usually in month form listed on the sidebar. These are links to previous blog entries.


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Calendar This is an optional blog feature which usually shows the current month’s calendar dates.


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Comments allow readers to reply to a particular blog entry. They make the blog interactive and are very motivating to students.


Slide 13: Blog2Learn Now we are off to look at some good examples of educational blogs. Then we will create our own!! Remember………..


Slide 14: Blog2Learn

Blogmeister blogs First we will take a look at a few blogmeister blogs. Then we will look at blogs from other publishers so you can gain more ideas for content


Elementary Mrs. Cassidy’s Classroom Blog http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337 Grade 1 and 2, Kathy Cassidy – teacher


Mighty Writers 2006-07 http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=41233 Grade 3, Mark Ahlness - teacher


5B@MAS http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=40878 Mamaroneck (NY) Avenue School Grade 5 , Gordon Brune - teacher Continue on for other levels


Slide 15: Blog2Learn Blogmeister blogs


Middle English Corner http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=17192 Grade 6 Language Arts, Julia Osteen - teacher


Excellence and Imagination http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=2734 Grade 7 & 8, Clarence Fisher - teacher


Cool Cat Teacher’s Student Blog http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=26813 Middle & High, Vicki Davis –


teacher High Bishop Dunne # http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=21053 Freshman Pre-AP English class,


Kyle Stevens - teacher B.D.C.S. Room 406 http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=22572 English III, English Language AP, English 4


Daniel Wilson - teacher Science by Davis http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=67123 Ecology & Biology,


S. Davis – teacher


Slide 16: Blog2Learn Improving Instruction Through the Use of Weblogs Click on the graphic to go Enjoy to a listing of browsing! blogs. You will go to a wiki Get ideas! containing Blogs across Share with many Others! categories.


Click on the Then we will word ‘sidebar’ celebrate our at the top right learning by to open the creating our listing. own blogs! http://adavis.pbwiki.com


Slide 17: Blog2Learn This slideshow was created for a blogging workshop for teachers. It was created by Anne Davis of EduBlog Insights http://anne.teachesme.com . If you have any questions she can be contacted at adavis@gsu.edu.



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