This short video from Common Craft explains Blogs in Plain English
The following articles will lead you on an investigation of how blogs are used in education:Blogging 101 – Weblogs go to School
Educause Examples of Blogs
Educational Value of Weblogs
The Write Weblog
Blogging adventures of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders
Pedagogical/Technological PrinciplesIn addition to their simplicity, blogs encourage interaction in a student/participant centered environment. The digital accessibility of blogs has the potential to extend learning as students may receive immediate feedback from teachers or peers.
Will Richardson created a collaborative learning space with students in his English literature course through blogging. His students published a readers’ guide to the book The Secret Life of Bees. The author of this book, Sue Monk Kidd, agreed to participate on by answering questions and commenting on what the students had written. The result was a truly collaborative learning environment.The Secret Life of Bees
Blogging with Blogger
Blogger is often used by educators and it is simple to get started.You will want to explore all the "gadgets" available and think about how you can use them with your students.
Blogging Safety and Security
If you decide to use blogs with your students it is important to remember that blogs, like any website, may be viewed publicly. Access, privacy, and security must all be carefully considered.
Hide Blogger NavBar so student can not click to "next blog"
Add a comment and describe your Blog exploration.