PxPixel
Watch Your Blog - Tech Learning

Watch Your Blog

Tip: According to David Warlick of The Landmark Project, the Blog is “an online publishing tool that enables people to easily publish their loves, passions, dislikes, peeves, discoveries, and insights.” Yes, all sorts of students and teachers publish their insights…the good, bad and ugly for all to see!
Author:
Publish date:

Tip:
According to David Warlick of The Landmark Project, the Blog is “an online publishing tool that enables people to easily publish their loves, passions, dislikes, peeves, discoveries, and insights.†Yes, all sorts of students and teachers publish their insights…the good, bad and ugly for all to see!

  • If you, an educator are creating your own personal blog, don’t mention student names, parent gripes or the “hot substitute teacher†or you might find yourself in hot water. Use common sense.
  • If students are talking to an educator about someone’s blog containing threats, take it seriously and go to the administration. You might save a life.
  • Try the various blog search engines such as Feedster or DayPop or even Google to discover student blogs.
  • Some administrators find student blogs can help them take the pulse of the school!

Submitted by:Linda Uhrenholt

Featured

Related

Image placeholder title

Watch It!

It was the story you couldn’t avoid, covered everywhere from blogs to newspapers to morning news programs.

Watch It!

It was the story you couldn’t avoid, covered everywhere from blogs to newspapers to morning news programs.

Blog Your Bulletin

I thought I could model technology use (and save some time) by sending the staff bulletin out using Email. What’s happened is that I then receive multiple Email questions or comments and when a revision needs to be made I need to create another file attachment and re-send it. Is there an easier way? Some

Watch your math

 MathTV.com offers thousands of video demonstrations in which students and a teacher share step by step solutions to a wide range of math problems. Appropriate for students honing their general math skills, as well as those participating in algebra, geometry,

Watch it

For the school CIO, safeguarding students and facilities is as much a part of the job description as keeping the data networks running and the servers protected from hackers. Here's how two districts of different sizes secured their surveillance systems.

Why Blog?

Tip: Everybody’s blogging, right? So why not you? Recall what Herman Melville wrote, "We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results." A perfect description of

Blogs: Webs of Connected Learning

"It's as if there's a layer of conversation lying on top of the regular web," shared David Warlick at the TechForum Texas that took place on November 10, 2005. At the same time, he introduced the concept of a Personal Learning Network, or PLN. Facilitated by blogs and RSS Feeds, the purpose of the PLN is

Get Your Blog in Shape

Name: Get Your Blog in Shape Stacy Roper teaches Physical Education at J.H. House Elementary School in Conyers, Georgia. Roper created “Get Your Blog in Shape” to provide the school community with relevant health and fitness information. The majority of posts contain links to various articles or Web resources

Choose Your Google Blog Template

Learn how to select or change the appearance of your Google blog, using templates. If you can't view the video below, view it on Youtube here. Quickflicks  courtesy of Atomic Learning