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In this post, we’ll show you 10 ways you can introduce your class to blogging.
This is the inspiring story of college student, Myles Zhang. Myles was introduced to blogging as a high school student and since then his online portfolio has grown and flourished.
There’s something equally powerful (and I feel democratic) about a simple web-link that opens up a world of information to anyone in the world. I feel that the world is becoming increasingly digital. Building and managing my website (several, in fact) has hopefully helped prepare me to more actively contribute to this digital world.
Although he touches on the what associated with an authentic audience and the how linked to blogging, the most powerful message in this post is the why. What Zhang highlights is the personal nature of such a project. Although we may want to dictate to everyone to do a particular thing, the individual interests much not be forgotten.
A student run newspaper is one type of blog that can offer many advantages for students. This post showcases an impressive newspaper run by the students at Zurich International School in Switzerland (ZIS).
I wonder what would be involved in making it work? They have added plugins before, what would an IndieBlogs plugin look like? My concern is that this might mean for primary aged blogs?
I see real prospect for something like Micro.Blogs in schood, but again there is the issue around Rel=Me.
I imagine that until it is built into the core then it will be a hard ask.
Like the idea of connecting with classes around the world but not sure where to begin? Our new guide breaks down different entry points with lots of tips and ideas!
I have observed differences in how student blogs work in a variety of areas. There appears to be a spectrum in at least six key areas
Having said this, she is also mindful that every school has its own context and exists at a different point on the continuum of six aspects: duration, privacy, content, reflection, quality and control.