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Blogs & Blogging

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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Blogging in Education Today, part 3 (Student Blogging)

August 15, 2010

Continuing our multi-part series on the use of blogs in education today, we look at various examples of Student blogging efforts. Over the last two weeks we’ve looked at various ways in which today’s teachers are using blogs. This week we continue our review of the educational blogoshpere by looking at different ways in which students […]

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Blogging in Education Today (part 2 in a series)

August 8, 2010

This week we’re learning about teachers using “classroom blogs” Last week we started this series examining the current state of blogging in education by looking at how today’s teachers are using blogs. Our first post focused on teachers blogging about various experiences and ideas, with the intended audience essentially being other teachers, and to a lesser degree, the general internet audience. […]

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Blogging In Education Today (a multipart series)

August 2, 2010

Looking at how today’s teachers are using blogs – the first post in a series looking at the many uses of blogging in today’s educational institutions. While blogging in general is well past the ’emerging’ state, its use in education continues to evolve and expand. I think that a series of articles  providing a broad overview of the topic, complete with worthy […]

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Blogging For Fun (and Education)

June 4, 2010

This guest post by Alexis Montgomery discusses the many skills that students can develop by blogging. Kids today inhabit a technological world that few of us could have imagined even a couple of decades ago.  They practically live on the internet, spending untold hours on social networking, games, videos, and just plain surfing.  But the […]

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5 Educator Guest Posts This Week on Microsoft’s Teacher Tech Blog

May 5, 2010

‘Teacher Tech’ is an informative Education Technology resource worth being tuned into. I have the good fortune of being one of a handful of educators and bloggers chosen to participate in a series of guest posts on Microsoft’s teacher-focused blog site this week. Just for clarity’s sake, I should mention that I am not actually a teacher (the other guest […]

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Call for Education Technology Guest Posts

April 28, 2010

If any readers wish to consider writing a guest post here on EmergingEdTech, please drop me a line. For this week’s mid-week post, I’m reaching out to readers to seek out anyone interested in writing a guest post here on EmergingEdTech. I’d welcome brief, well written articles on relevant topics, to be posted as mid-week posts here on […]

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Edublog Awards nominations

November 25, 2009

Edublog has launched their 2009 awards nominations, and I’d like to nominate a couple great sites and bloggers for the work they’ve done. The “Ed Tech” blogosphere is a richer, more informative environment thanks to these sites and these individuals. My Nominations for The 2009 Edublog Awards are: Lifetime achievement: Steve Hardagon. Steve has been so active in Ed […]

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