Tech Tip ##113: Backup Your Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

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.

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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 Access the Fake Blog Template (and more).

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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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 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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SEL in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice , CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today , and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days.

Everyone Learns when Blogging Changes Classrooms | By @SamPatue

TeacherCast

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

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.

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.

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. Since classrooms are so diverse, curricula need to meet this diversity.

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So.You Wanna Use Blogs In The Classroom

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.

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.

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.

Readying New Teachers for 21st Century Classrooms Blog

Battelle for Kids

Teachers have been taught to act as sole pilots, in complete control of their classrooms. July 30, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 8, Number 15. Sitting in the Atlanta airport watching the planes and passengers come and go, it occurs to me that traditional educator preparation has been a bit like an airport-most of the "customers" (students) treated identically, with the common goal of getting from here to there, from to home to graduation.

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. May you find helpful things that make your classroom better. 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.

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.

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. It is fascinating to me to see three episodes of Every Classroom Matters hit the top list. Alicia Roberts and I talked about what we do when a lesson plan fails, and Steve Miletto and I discussed classroom management. Top Blog Posts for Teachers This Week. #1 7 5 Ways to Teach Gratitude in Your Classroom. Blog traffic.

Blogging Changes Classrooms

My Paperless Classroom

Blogging in the classroom was a watershed discovery for me. I was wary of blogging. When I heard Matt talk about how he created KidBlog to support exactly the kind of connected learning I want to happen in my classroom. In fact it is the type of learning I want to see in every classroom. Blogs are becoming more popular than ever, and now you can get started on Kidblog through this great step by step guide by Jeff Bradbury.

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.

Horse and Buggy Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Why don’t more people just use paper and whiteboard in the classroom? Why don’t more people drive a horse and buggy to school? They got the job done. They took us where we wanted to go — just slow.

Kids blogging in math class: Why and how

Ditch That Textbook

You can connect with Thom on Twitter @GibsonEDU and catch his educational podcast Stories from the Classroom. 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. I often ask my 7th grade Pre-Algebra students "why do you think this is right?" when […].

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. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom https://t.co/41m3YkH0t7.

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.

Google Classroom, Sites, and Student Blogging Options

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast we discuss Student Blogging options and how they can be used with Google Sites and Google Classroom. The post Lets Take a Look At: Google Sites, Google Classroom, @Edublogs, and @Seesaw appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

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. 5 Ways to Teach Gratitude in Your Classroom. 8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom. Top Shows of November 2015: Every Classroom Matters. Thank you to the sponsors of Every Classroom Matters!

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! Google Classroom Header Template 2. Roll Dice in Google Slides Add Videos to Google Classroom 4. Submitting Photos to Google Classroom 6. […]. For most of us 2020 was not a typical year.

Exploring Coaching Trends in Classrooms

Digital Promise

In 2017, we partnered with Google and EdTechTeam to launch the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a classroom-based coaching program with the goal of increasing educational equity and the impactful use of technology. What are our recommendations for classroom-based technology coaching?

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10 ideas for creating an interACTIVE classroom

Ditch That Textbook

The post 10 ideas for creating an interACTIVE classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Guest Blog Teaching creative teaching edtech interactive class interactive classroomThis post is written by Joe and Kristin Merrill.

What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Listen to Tennille Johnston Share What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year. Johnston’s classroom at [link].

Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

” She played the role of the teacher and I played the role of the student as we shared what various actions look like on both sides of the dynamic relationship between students and teachers in Google Classroom.

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The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Thought Leader Eric Sheninger has a challenge for us today about what we can learn from the pandemic and the opportunities we have to use disruptive thinking in the classroom for the good of our students.

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.

H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para. Google Classroom isn’t always simple to use for students who struggle.

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Guest Blog Post: Five Tips for Gamifying Your Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Higher education has been making moderate movements towards implementing video games into the classroom, by conjoining the standard curriculum with an exciting “video game” feel in a concept called Gamification. Many studies and first-hand experiences have shown that the act of gamification in a classroom has proven to show positive results on a student’s learning, however many instructors may be unsure of how to go about this upcoming movement. 5) Analyze Your Classroom Data.

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