Kid Blog Intro & Extended

Blogging is such a powerful tool for students to demonstrate writing and processing skills. KidBlog is an easy to set up and kid-friendly blogging tool that can be used with any grade level. Making it even better is the fact that it will integrate with your Google Apps accounts! During this session we will take a look at student blogs and take time to set up our own.
  • During this session, we will specifically cover...
  • Blogging in the classroom--looking at specific examples of classroom blogs
  • Various uses of blogs in the classroom
  • Setting up a Kidblog classroom Blog
  • Integration of KidBlog to Google Apps


Why Blog?


MindShift - Tina Barseghian - Six Reasons Why Kids Should Know How to Blog

Free Technology for Teachers - Richard Byrne - Three Approaches to Classroom Blogging





Examples of Classroom Blogs:

7th Grade Language Arts:  http://kidblog.org/MsBrouchoudsClass/
Kathy Cassidy:  well known primary teacher's class blog:  http://mscassidysclass.edublogs.org/
High School World Languages Spanish ePortfolio:  https://sites.google.com/a/sdsmstudents.org/aislyn-keyes-spanish-portfolio/




KidBlog Resources Folder