What could a classroom blog look like? It could take the form of:
- A class web page with weekly updates
- A blog covering a class topic / inquiry
- Student blogs used as a vehicle for reflective writing
Blogs don't have to be open to the public - you can limit exposure to as many of few as you like.
Below are a handful of examples.
Year 2/3 Mapua School (near Nelson) This class also has a sticky notes page - great idea...
Or Our Lady of Lourdes school in Palmerson North Another couple from the same school: here and here .
A blog dedicated to the art of classroom displays
Or as a book discussion project - Secret Life of Bees
A Canadian Principal's blog
Or a New Zealand teacher using Flickr to share class photos.
Setting up a blog is easy. I am happy to help on Wednesday afternoon. Here are some instructions:
Edublogs - blogs for Teachers
Bolgger.com general blog site
What happens when you put a computer with a fast Internet connection into a wall and let slum children have access to it with no explanation whatsoever?
What is it? Click and see. (Carl Sagan again)
Pale Blue Dot
Excellent looking renaissance art site:
Been here before but it's quite fun - roadsign maths. http://www.roadsignmath.com/
And a US site on nutrition for for kids. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/resources.php
And finally, a good summary of Web 2.0 and how it will impact teaching and learning. http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0621.pdf
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