Presenter: Jerry Moore
Date: August 18, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Carolina Forest High Lab C101
Description of Session: Blogs are easy-to-use, interactive sites that students can use to interact with others through writing and multimedia productions. In this session, teachers will learn about opportunities to integrate engaging Blogger sites into their curricula. They will take a guided tour through the process of creating blogs and discuss how to implement them in the classroom. Teachers will discuss specific strategies for using blogs to support and enhance the teaching of literature, research, and the writing process.
Handouts: Teachers will receive detailed how-to instructions for setting up and maintaining blogs, as well as sample assignments and rubrics for specific blog-based projects.
Student Samples/End Products:
I-Search Blog Samples
Multimedia Perspective Blog Samples
Embedding Walkthrough (for Blogger and Edmodo)
I-Search Project Description with Rubric and Schedule
Multimedia Character Perspective Blog Project Description
Multimedia Character Perspective Blog Prompts
Links to Additional Ideas:
Ways to Use Blogs in Your Classroom
Great Ways to Use Blogs in the Classroom