Global Connections through Blogging - ISTE 2015

Are your students reluctant when it comes to writing? Do they ask what the purpose is? Are you looking for an easy way to make global connections? Blogging can provide an answer to these questions! 

The Possibility of Blogging by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano and Andrea Hernandez

YouTube Video

Check out this website for more information. We will highlight three different free programs that teachers can use, ranging from simple one-time posts to more lengthy connections. The programs are free, can be used with any age group of students, and can be done with a class blog or student blogs on any blogging platform.  Please visit each link below to get more information about each challenge as well as the important skill of how to teach quality commenting. 

Need help setting up a blog?  Edublogs can help!  Visit their free online Teacher Challenge page for setting up a class blog and/or student blogs. 

Feel free to contact us with any further questions!

Tina Schmidt 
Twitter: @MrsSchmidtB4

Michael Graffin 
Twitter: @mgraffin 

Julia Skinner 
Twitter: @TheHeadsOffice