A discussion about a shift in the nature of blogging has inspired me to reflect on the role blog comments still play in a classroom blogging program. I share 8 tips for teaching and promoting quality commenting with students.
Have you heard of Teach Tech Play? This is a professional learning community that helps inspire and empower educators. Check out my online presentation, or come and join me at the Melbourne conference in April!
What is the best way to approach home-school communication in our rapidly changing world? I offer eight ideas with examples from schools and classrooms around the world. How will you be communicating with families in 2018?
This is a guest post for the classes and students participating in the Student Blogging Challenge. It offers a choice of three activities to learn about digital citizenship. Even if your students aren’t taking part in the challenge, they are welcome to try the activities and leave a comment!
Digital citizenship education is increasingly important. We want our students to be safe, happy and ethical online; just as we do in the offline world. I have outlined some tips on how to approach digital citizenship education, along with resources such as a poster for your classroom.
You have the ideas and the content but are you conveying them in the best way possible on your class or education blog? I offer you 21 tips and tricks to take your blogging to the next level.
There was a time, not so long ago, when maternity leave would mean you’re out of the ‘education loop’. Now, with blogs, Twitter and other online resources, the education community is at your finger tips.
To realise the many educational benefits of blogging and ensure your program has an extended life-span, blogging needs to be prioritised and planned for. It should to be integrated into the curriculum; busy classrooms rarely have time for “add ons”.
This will be my last week teaching before I begin maternity leave. I’m definitely looking forward to my new adventure as a mum but know there will be a lot I will miss about being in the classroom. In packing up my classroom to make way for the new teacher, it has been interesting to […]