Ok-I am sold! I will begin blogging with my students. Thanks to my “Kindergarten Teachers United” Linkedin group member, Sharon D., for sharing this idea with me. Kid blog looks so easy to set up and I am about to do it. I am excited to share me and my students journey with blogging in the classroom! Stay tuned for updates!
http://updates.kidblog.org/ “”Kidblog.org creator, Matt Hardy, was featured in the front page story for the Sunday Pioneer Press. Here is one quote from Matt, who is also a 3rd grade teacher in Minnesota:
“With blogs, it’s more about the ideas,” he said. “It’s not so much about the original post as it is about the discussion that follows, that trail of comments that comes afterward.””
Related articles (Wow! Look at all these smart articles below about blogging. What a great guide for me to follow as I look to these blogging experts for guidance in setting up my classroom blog. I am so excited for me and my students!)
- School Construction Inspires Student Bloggers (hcdsbcatherine.wordpress.com)
- Blogs as a Classroom Tool (Guest Post) (converstations.com)
- 14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging (mrspripp.blogspot.com)
- Blogging with Early Years (trailsoptional.com)