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Blogs & Blogging

8 Ways That Blogging Enhances the Brand of the Educator

September 19, 2016

(Image Source) We are all our own Distinct Brand, Aren’t we? Take Pride in it! Teachers are often master marketers. They need to know how to market content to a classroom of students who might not be too interested, and they also need to know how to market themselves. Teaching is an extremely competitive profession, […]

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Why Student Blogging Increases Reading Comprehension (And How to Do it!)

October 13, 2015

Image Source Academic Blogging Comes in so Many Flavors, with Myriad Benefits. Here’s yet Another … Improved Reading Comprehension! As education continues to embrace technology, the use of blogging in the classroom continued to grow. What was once considered nothing more than an online journal has exploded into a multi-functional tool that is used by […]

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How Blogging is Being Used in the Classroom Today: Research Results

September 8, 2015

Blogs Seeing More Academic Use as ePortfolio Platform, and for Collaboration, Discussion, & Resource Sharing In 2013, reported that 74 percent of teachers agree that technology in the classroom helps motivate students to learn and allows teachers to reinforce learning concepts. Furthermore, 68 percent expressed an interest in having more technology in the classroom. […]

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Education Technology Thought Leader Interview – “Cool Cat Teacher” Vicki Davis

April 27, 2014

EmergingEdTech is Delighted to Feature an Interview With one of the web’s Most Inspiring and Beloved Teaching and Education Technology Voices Vicki “Cool Cat Teacher” Davis is well known in the online world of educators. She has blogged for years, gaining a huge following, and recently moved to her own domain under the moniker she […]

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Guest Posts from Teachers, Admins, Instructional Technlogists Welcome!

November 14, 2013

Do you have an Instructional Technology experience you want to share? My favorite posts are usually those from educators who share their stories and experiences leveraging technology in pursuit of increased student engagement and better learning outcomes. I welcome article submissions from educators and encourage you to consider sharing your ideas and learning experiences here […]

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Getting The Most Out Of Student Blogging Assignments And Instructional Blogging

November 23, 2011

Examining Instructional Blogging Efforts and Lessons Learned. Guest Post by Elaine Hirsch. As instructional blogging made its way into classrooms, student feedback has helped teachers structure methods to use blogs effectively, from elementary classrooms to online PhD programs. A mix of positive and negative feedback has helped illustrate how blogs are useful and how instructors […]

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3 Quick Lesson Plan Ideas That Utilize Technology

January 16, 2011

Letting students use technology to create presentations, reports, journals, etc., can be an easy way to introduce technology in a lesson plan or project. Guest Post by Rebecca Garland If you’ve been teaching longer than a few years, you already know that it can be tricky to be a “perfect” teacher all the time. While we might […]

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Teacher Challenge – Free Professional Development from Edublogs

January 12, 2011

This week Edublogs kicked off it’s “Teacher Challenge” Professional Development project … The first 30 Day Challenge from Teacher Challenge is “Kick Start Your Blogging”. This challenge includes activities for beginners and more advanced bloggers, so it can help both educators interested in getting started with blogging and those wishing to expand on existing blogging activities. There are 11 […]

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2010 Edublog Award Nominations

November 24, 2010

And the 2010 Edublog Awards nominations are … In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., I would like to nominate the following blogs for 2010 Edublog Awards. I am grateful for the fine work that everyone involved in these blogs (and so many more like them) does, and I think that they […]

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The Importance of Writing Skills: Online Tools to Encourage Success

November 21, 2010

Good writing skills are critical for today’s students, here’s a few online tools to help develop and reinforce them. As teachers, I think we’d all agree that communication is pretty important. In fact, it’s a necessary component of education, livelihood, and basic functionality in our society. It’s also fairly obvious that there are two main ways to communicate, […]

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