Blogs & Blogging

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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Announcing EmergingEdTech’s video blog – another great way to learn about today’s education technology

September 16, 2010

I’ve got some great stuff to share in today’s mid-week post - EmergingEdTech’s new video blog, and a nice interview feature on Udemy.com! Today I am officially launching a nice addition to EmergingEdTech’s growing set of web based education technology resources - a companion video blog over on YouTube. Interview on Udemy Before introducing the new vlog with a quick video and looking […]

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Two easy ways for educators and students to start a blog (for free)

September 6, 2010

It’s really easy to get started blogging – here’s two different ways to get up and running with a quality blog site quickly. With the start of the new school year many teachers, administrators, and students will be thinking about finally starting that blog they’ve been considering. I promised in last week’s final post in […]

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Blogging in Education Today (Part 5 – Education Technology Blogs)

August 29, 2010

This week we wrap our series, in which we’ve been learning about many of the ways in which blogs are being used in today’s educational institutions. As promised last week, this final post in our series will examine blogging that focuses on education technology, as practiced by education and instructional technologists and educators in general.    First, a brief recap of […]

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Blogging in Education Today (Part 4 – Administrator’s Blogs)

August 22, 2010

This next phase in our series examining how blogs are being used in education today looks at how school administrators are using them. For the last few weeks we’ve been looking at current examples of blogging in an educational setting. We’ve looked at teachers blogging individually and in the classroom context, then we looked at student blogs. This week […]

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