Monday, May 30, 2016

Educational Blogging

One of the readers of this blog has suggested the following website for teachers who want to encourage their students to do educational blogging:

Teaching Blogs 2016: How to Benefit Your Students, Your Peers, and Your Pocketbook, by Starting an Educational Class Blog

http://www.buildyourownblog.net/blog/class-blog/

Author: Matthew Kaboomis Loomis

I have been to this blog and I certainly agree with the reader that it is a really useful website for teachers who want to encourage their students to use blogs.

Here are the contents of this website:

Part 1
Here are some benefits of doing blogging:

1. Connection with other experts
2. Teaching blogs makes students more active
3. Encourages writing among participants
4. Built-in archiving, and its benefits on critical thought
5. Peer pressure — the positive kind

Part 2
Incorporating your teaching blogs into your current teaching strategy:
1. Find ways to encourage collaboration
2. Use the blog as a classroom portal
3. Promote active learning

Part 3
1. Developing a Public Internet Blog
2. Free education
3. Enhanced and higher level programs

Part 4
Teaching Blogs to Draw Inspiration From
1. Websites of the Day by Larry Ferlazzo
2. MindShift: How We Will Learn
3. Ozge Karaoglu
4. KidBlog

Part 5
Now it’s Time to Start YOURS
Some advices on building your own blog