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Setting Up Blogger for Students

Blogger is a fantastic tool for students to document their learning journey, connect their learning, or share evidence of their work.  The difficult...

What Should My Students Blog About?

Looking for some examples of how students might use blogs to help demonstrate their mastery? Do you think it is necessary for all students to write...

What is a blog?

You've probably heard the word, maybe you've read one, or maybe you've even created one, but could you easily explain what a BLOG is?  Could...

How to Write a Quality Comment

As students navigate a world where they interact with others online, it's more important than ever to teach them how to appropriately and responsibly...

Blogging With Young Students

When teachers think of blogging in the classroom, many believe this a skill only middle school and high school students can take on.  In...

Blogging in the Classroom Infographic

If you've ever considered blogging with your students, you know what a lengthy process it can be to think through all of the benefits, possible...

Ethical Content Curation

Curation is king in an online world of boundless information.  Luckily there are guidelines, or a Curator's Code, to keep you from becoming a...

Improving Writing With Authentic Audiences

Getting students exited about writing is hard enough, never mind having them go through the revision process with effort and diligence....

10 Ways to Use Technology in ESL Instrcution

Providing effective instruction for ALL of your students can be a challenge, but technology tools can be instrumental in reaching the students who...

Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay

So often students view writing as a form of punishment; getting them to write an essay can be like pulling teeth.  However writing skills,...

High Tech Reflection Strategies

The text in this resource from Edutopia explores some creative ways teachers are using technology to increase both opportunities for, and...

Lesson Example: Reflecting With Seesaw

This resource from Common Sense Media provides an example of a lesson that will help students build skills when commenting on other students' work....

Blogging for Student Reflection

Blogging can be an awesome tool for student reflection. It provides the student an opportunity to make personal connections and share their thought...

Edublogs: Blogging with Students

Blogging can be such a powerful tool to improve student writing and and increase engagement. It can be, however, a little daunting for a teacher with...

Write for My Teacher, or Publish to the World?

Sometimes you read an article and it really makes you re-examine how you look at the world. Hopefully, that path of continual growth is one that you...

Lesson Example: Teaching With Blogs

In this resource, Read, Write, Think provides a solid strategy for how to use blogs in the classroom setting. Remember blogging isn't just about...

Science in Plain English

In this resource, Mrs. Kolbert’s science class has been given an opportunity to look at science in a different way. She has asked students to...