Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, blog webmaster, an Amazon Vine Voice , and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics.

Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread.

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Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on that blog: *. The A to Z Challenge asks bloggers to post 26 articles on a themed topic.

Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month here on my education blog, Ask a Tech Teacher. . update.

Subscriber Special: Donate to my blog–free MLK Lesson Plans

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This month: If you donate to my blog drive, I’ll send you FREE: . Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. January.

Tech Tip ##113: Backup Your Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: Backup Your Blog. My blog –it’s become an important cog in my PLN. For the entirety of the blog–similar to an image where you can restore the entire website–you’ll need an external service. My WordPress.org blog is hosted by GoDaddy.

Teacher-Authors: What’s Happening on my Writer’s Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

A lot of teacher-authors read my WordDreams blog. In this monthly column, I share the most popular post from the past month on my writer’s blog, WordDreams : . Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread.

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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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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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.

The NEO Blog just turned 5!

Neo LMS

Each November, we look back to the previous 12 months, and then all the way back to the very first post published on the NEO Blog, to reflect upon our progress in the e-learning blogging sphere. We blog about edtech and e-learning, so the online environment is our perfect host.

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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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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.

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

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

Using Blogs in Teaching- A Helpful Framework for Teachers

Educators Technology

Blogging is a digital activity with immense pedagogical benefits for students. Using blogs in teachingBesides developing a number of key multimedia literacy skills essential for thriving in the 21st century classroom,read more.

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.

What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Written by parents, CEOs, teachers, and admin, these best of the best education blogs stand out with their unique style & excellent content. The post What Are The Best Education Blogs For Teachers?

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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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.

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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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

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.

How to “Fake” Blogging in the Classroom (FREE Template) – SULS0124

Shake Up Learning

The post How to “Fake” Blogging in the Classroom (FREE Template) – SULS0124 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Lisa shares a great Google Slides template and lesson idea — The Fake Blog Post! How to “Fake” Blogging in the Classroom (FREE Template).

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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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.

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.

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.

Fabulous Blogs to Follow From 2013!

Kleinspiration

Before I started blogging, I always looked forward to the Edublog Awards. It was like getting new blogging presents. I would spend hours scrolling through the fabulous blogs. I have found so many blogs thanks to these awards. Without bringing these blogs to the public attention through the venue of an award type platform, I may have never stumbled upon some of my favorite sites. I have a Pinterest board titled, "Blogs I Love." Subscribe to their blogs.

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.

Nominated For A UK Blog Award, 2017!

EdTech4Beginners

I am over the moon to have been nominated for a UK Blog Award! Tagged: awards , blog awards , edtech , education , teaching , technology. education awards blog awards edtech teaching technologyI’d be really grateful if you vote for EDTECH4BEGINNERS – just follow the link below (it takes less than 10 seconds). Click here to vote.

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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.

Everyone Learns when Blogging Changes Classrooms | By @SamPatue

TeacherCast

Learn why blogging just makes sense for your students today! My Paperless Classroom TC Blog blog blogging Kidblog Sam PattersonHas your classroom discovered the power of self publishing yet?