New Blog Directory–and it’s free!

Ask a Tech Teacher

A friend started a free blog directory that includes categories for writers and teacher-authors. Why the Blog Directory? Find blogs of a specific category; and/or find bloggers of similar interests. Drive more traffic to your blog and enhance its SEO.

How to create student blogs in Google Slides (for FREE!)

Ditch That Textbook

Blogs give your students' work an audience. Here's an easy way to set up student blogs with Google Slides. Blogging has really democratized the world of writing. You can start a blog, publish, and share […].

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Renaming My Blog

Iterating Toward Openness

My blog has changed names twice over the years. Before I had a “real” blog, I published random thoughts on whatever personal website my then-current university would give me access to, starting in 1993. So it seems appropriate to update my blog to reflect this.

Creating student blogs with Wakelet

Ditch That Textbook

You can connect with Jon on Twitter @FortneyTECH and check out his blog Fortneytech.com.[/callout] The post Creating student blogs with Wakelet appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Guest Blog edtech educational technology writing writing in the classroom[callout]This post is written by Jon Fortney, a fifth-grade teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico. callout] Writing sucks. That’s the essence of what so many kids express during writing time in school.

Top Ten Education Blogs

Ask a Tech Teacher

I am honored to be selected as one of TutorFair’s Top Ten Education Blogs for 2018 ! Do check out their full article to see all ten selected blogs. More edtech blogs: Free Tech For Teachers. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB.

Creating student blogs with Wakelet

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech Guest Blog edtech educational technology writing writing in the classroomWriting sucks. That’s the essence of what so many kids express during writing time in school. In my experience, many children who could spend hours talking your ear off all of a sudden have nothing to say when asked to put their ideas in a journal- regardless of if a prompt is given or not. […].

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The Blogging Hurdle

A Principal's Reflections

“ If you’re not blogging, you’re selling yourself short; you’re selling your school short. ” - Eric Sheninger During my typical digital leadership keynote or workshop, I consistently talk about the importance of blogging in relation to the pillars of communication, public relations, branding, and professional growth. When I ask attendees how many of them blog, usually ten or less hands go up. This question is quickly followed by how many of those who blog do so consistently.

The NEO Blog is now 4!

Neo LMS

I’m talking about that magical time when the NEO Blog first saw the light of the Internet! The NEO Blog is now 4! During the past 12 months we published exactly 102 blog posts, the number of the contributing authors grew to 23, and everyone’s work made the NEO Blog advance into the first 4% of all e-learning blogs (based on this impressive list )! Top 10 blog posts on NEO. Celebrating the 4th anniversary of the NEO Blog.

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Top Kajeet Blogs of 2018

Kajeet

Here is our annual roundup of the top 10 Kajeet blogs of 2018. Another year has come and gone, and what a year it has been! What were the top trends? What were educators most interested in? Let the countdown begin…. Digital Learning Data and Trends

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Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

This month’s top blog posts here on the Cool Cat Teacher blog are a reflection of all of you beautiful, wonderful teachers out there. Thank you so much to all of you who read my blog and share these posts with others. Top 10 Posts on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog – October 2015 Edition. Just click the title of the post and it will take you to the original blog post. “Keep Going” is the blog post some of you said moved you to tears.

Goal: How has blogging transformed your teaching?

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful.” Goal: Write a post or create a presentation or graphic explaining how blogging has helped you grow as an educator. Share this creation with a teacher who hasn’t yet started blogging. My first blog was posted on May 26, 2009, which was over 7 years ago. Blogging has transformed my teaching in many ways.

Kids blogging in math class: Why and how

Ditch That Textbook

The post Kids blogging in math class: Why and how appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Guest BlogThis post is written by Thom Gibson a middle school math & robotics teacher and advisor at Headwaters School in Austin, TX. You can connect with Thom on Twitter @GibsonEDU and catch his educational podcast Stories from the Classroom. I often ask my 7th grade Pre-Algebra students "why do you think this is right?" when […].

Top Blog Posts for Teachers This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

This week’s top blog posts also have a 2013 post with lesson plans and ideas for teaching gratitude that I’ve updated. Top Blog Posts for Teachers This Week. #1 This blog post grew from an incredible interview Kevin Honeycutt gave for Every Classroom Matters episode 171 where he talked about flipping kids. Blog traffic.

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Why and How Students Can Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

Blogging is a popular tool used in education to not only practice writing, but reinforce collaboration, perspective taking, speaking/listening skills, and a lot more. Look at these reasons why teachers incorporate blogging across all academic topics and lesson plans: Collaboration. Students collaborate by commenting on the posts of others and/or co-writing a blog themed to a particular topic, taking turns posting articles. The roots of blogging lay in journaling.

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Rayna Freedman in episode 47 of the 10-minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has a student classroom blog that will completely blow you away! Rayna is full-scale using blogging to teach writing. These fifth graders are writing and sharing fifteen or more blog posts a week and it shows. Her blogging work flow. Blog: [link].

10 Excellent Educational Blogs To Follow

EdTech4Beginners

Educational Blogs are simply brilliant. Below I have listed 10 Blogs that are fantastic and will give you lots of new things to try. Remember to hit the follow button when you get to the blog, so you get an update every time the author posts. 2) Mr P’s ICT Blog. Are there any blogs you think are great? education best education blogs best teaching blogs blogging blogs edtech learning teaching teaching ideas technology top 10 blogs

10 Excellent Educational Blogs To Follow

EdTech4Beginners

Educational Blogs are simply brilliant. Below I have listed 10 Blogs that are fantastic and will give you lots of new things to try. Remember to hit the follow button when you get to the blog, so you get an update every time the author posts. 2) Mr P’s ICT Blog. Are there any blogs you think are great? education best education blogs best teaching blogs blogging blogs edtech learning teaching teaching ideas technology top 10 blogs

Top 10 Tweets & Blogs This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

A Weekly Roundup of What's Being Talked About in my PLN This week, an inspirational blog post inspired by a cellist who played on through the bombing of Sarajevo tops the list of blogs this week. I used the statistics of traffic on my blog for the blog posts. Top 10 Blog Posts This Week. Why teachers need to keep going even when it’s hard topped this week’s list of top blogs.

Top Blog Posts on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog

The CoolCatTeacher

We are needing inspiration and simple edtech advice as shown by the top blog posts here on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog and shows this month. Top 10 Blog Posts of November 2015: The Cool Cat Teacher Blog. I have some new sponsors I’ll be announcing soon who are supporting the show and this blog! My Blog Birthday is This Week! This week I’ll be celebrating 10 years of blogging! November 2015 November has been a busy month.

International Blog Delurking Week–Get Involved!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Believe it or not, there is an International Blog Delurking Week that traditionally takes place in the first full week of January. It’s an opportunity for bloggers to find out who quietly reads their blog without commenting. OK, another yep –comments are always closed on this blog. More on blogs. Great list of Top Education Blogs. 11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss. Subscribe to my Blog–Get Gifts Every Month.

Blogging: What matters is the metacognition

Dangerously Irrelevant

Seth Godin and Tom Peters on blogging. Yeah, this is pretty much why I blog (and maybe why you should too)… No related posts. Blogging blogging

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Trading in Traditional Notebooks for Multimedia Blogs

Catlin Tucker

School traded in their traditional notebooks for multimedia digital blogs using Blogger. Blogger, Google’s free blogging tool, is easy to set up. Look familiar? For years I’ve watched students lug cumbersome binders to each class–dutifully take notes and collecting large quantities of paper. I’ve often wondered how useful these binders are and how often students sift through their papers to review information. This year, students in N.E.W.

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Great list of Top Education Blogs

Ask a Tech Teacher

10Greatest.com has a comprehensive list of the top education blogs. I’m proud to say that Ask a Tech Teacher is the first blog on the list–but we have a lot of august company, everything from Richard Byrne to Alice Keeler. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB.

Need Help Beginning a Blog?

Catlin Tucker

Blogging has become an important part of my teaching practice. Prior to blogging, I frequently neglected the reflection phase of learning. Now, blogging creates a space for me to reflect on what I am doing, what is working, and how I can continue to improve. Writing my blog has also become a vehicle to share my work with other educators and build an invaluable personal learning network. I know many teachers are curious about blogging.

Tech Tip #113: Back up Your Blog!

Ask a Tech Teacher

My blog, though–It’s become an important cog in my teacher PLN. For the entirety of the blog–similar to a time machine, where you can restore the entire website–you’ll need an external service. My WordPress.org blog is hosted by WPEngine. Part of that service is a back-up of the blog. Blogging Tech tips

Google Classroom (still) to the rescue: Blogging, vlogging, and podcasting

Ditch That Textbook

This post was originally published on her blog, Rockin’ the Boat, at rockntheboat.com. The post Google Classroom (still) to the rescue: Blogging, vlogging, and podcasting appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Google Classroom Guest BlogThis post is written by Laura Steinbrink, a high school English teacher and tech coach from Plato, Missouri. Be sure to join her mailing list to get her latest posts sent right to your inbox.

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Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

The Cool Cat Teacher Blog From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. January 2016 was an epic month here with a reach of over 200,000 views between this blog, my blogspot blog, and vickidavis.me. Add to it a great month for Every Classroom Matters and all of you who share and reshare on Facebook and Twitter and you’re looking at more than a million educators reached through the network built around this blog.

Why Blog?

A Principal's Reflections

After nearly a year of using Twitter from an educational perspective I had begun to find and read blogs on a daily basis around February 2010. As I became active on Twitter members of my Personal Learning Network (PLN) began to suggest that I start a blog. My mind was set in concrete that I would NEVER under any circumstances begin to blog (wait, I said the same thing about joining Facebook up until 2010). Why do I blog? Finally, I blog to be transparent.

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020 for alicekeeler.com

Teacher Tech

Turns out the top blog post hits of 2020 were not in 2020 at all! The post Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020 for alicekeeler.com appeared first on Teacher Tech. For most of us 2020 was not a typical year. Google Classroom Header Template 2.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are eleven of the top classroom blogging tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them! 6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging. 3 Problems to Address Before Blogging at Your School. 7–no 10, wait 12–OK, 13 Skills I Teach With Blogging. Once a Year Blog Maintenance–Are You Up to Date? 5 Great Tech Ed Blogs You May Not Have Heard Of. Internet Skills for K-8: Blogs.

Blogging bootcamp: Top tools, tips, and resources for getting started

Ditch That Textbook

Blogging gives educators a way to share their voice. Through blogging, we can give others a window into our classroom. DitchBook Twitter chat blogging in the classroom blogging resources blogging tips getting started with blogging tips for bloggersIt allows us as professionals an opportunity to collaborate with others and write for our peers. We can write about our passions. We can share ideas and resources with our professional learning network.

MIND Blog Rewind: June 2020

MIND Research Institute

Each month on the MIND blog, we share stories of how our organization, our partners, and educators across the country are advancing the mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems. Welcome to the MIND Blog Rewind!

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Our 10 Most Popular Personalized Learning Blogs of 2016

Education Elements

Over the course of 2016 we published more than 70 blog posts on our weekly blog, sharing ideas from our team, our districts, and thought leaders from across the country. We are amazed and inspired by all the passion, leadership and innovation in the personalized learning space reflected in the Bring Your Own Thoughts (BYOT) blog.

Explore ideas in Edtech blogs

SpeechTechie

blogsSLPs and special educators may not think to look to the world of general edtech in finding resources in general, or currently for telepractice.

Quick List of Classroom Blogging Resources

The Web20Classroom

Blogging is an important part of who I am as a professional. Blogging changes that for kids. More and more teachers and classrooms are embracing blogging in the classroom. Lets take a look at some classroom blogging resources to get started with. Edublogs has a great Getting Started section that will walk you through creation of your blogs and how to use them in the classroom. Five Steps To Starting A Classroom Blog -Ms. You can manage your blogs.