Blogger:
Learning, PD, and Communication
After this session teachers will be able to...


  • Create and manage blogs for learning, PD, and communication.
  • Use Blogger and Schoology to leverage the power of both with students.


Why would I want a blog?
  • Reflect on practice
  • Communicate easily with parents and students
  • Share my practice with colleagues
  • Build and promote my personal brand
  • Online portfolio/CV of work
  • Collaborative space for sharing resources
  • Efficient and effective communication clients


Why would I want students to have a blog?
  • Authentic audience
  • Real-world writing
  • Build and promote their personal brand
  • Online portfolio/CV of work
  • Collaborative space for sharing work


How can Schoology and Blogger be used together and why?
  • Students can post on their blogs for an authentic audience, but still turn their assignment in on Schoology via the create option in an assignment and sharing their link. It is easily tracked and assessed by you with Schoology, but has the option of a public portfolio for them.
  • Jay has some great examples of this in his band course.

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But how do I do it? How do I start?





LinksWhat is an ePortfolio
5 Reasons educators should blog
The Successful Life
Wisconsin Moving Toward Portfolio-Based Assessment
Connected Principals blog
Always Learning
Mr. Lopez in the Art Room
Stephanie Ladner
Mr. Wood
The Learning Coach
Teach With Video
StevenKatz.com
Art Schultz
Annette Welpman