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Kidblog- Authentic Writing

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Kidblog- Authentic Writing

 

 

 

 Workshop Description: Participants will explore the ways in which Kidblog can be used by students to express a point of view on a subject and support it with evidence in a safe and supervised online environment.

 

Outcome:  Participants will increase skills in the use and integration of technology in classroom instruction.

 

Indicator: Participants will explore Kidblog and identify how it can be used to present information and content in different ways, differentiate the ways students can express what they know, and stimulate interest and motivation to learn.

 

Prerequisite Skills: Basic computing skills: file management and word processing.

 

Agenda:

  •  Why blog?
  • Protocols for the Use of Online Collaborative Tools for Teaching and Learning
  • Introduction to Kidblog Interface
  • Commenting as a student on a blog
  • Adding a post as a student
  • Create a Kidblog account and classroom blog
  • Blog settings
  • Posting to your blog
  • Student Account creation
  • Posting and moderating comments 
  • Exit Ticket 

 

Resources

21st Century Skills and Environments.doc

Levels of Implementation of Technology and Information Literacy Integration.doc

Online Collaborative Tools

Kidblog User Guide.docx

Blogs in Plain English

12 Reasons to Blog with your Students

Paper Blog Lesson

Two sample parent introduction letters:

How to Write a Quality Comment

Comment Starters

Blogging Rubric

Blog Terms Crossword

 

 

If you have already seen this video, take some time to explore Cast Learning Tools

 

 

Exit Ticket- How will you use Kidblog  with your students to:  Add your ideas to this Google Doc.

 

 

 

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