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New student blogging course

Photo Credit: Lizette Greco via Compfight Our student blogging course starts on Monday March 17. Another course will be run later in the year if you want to add students then. The course is run via an online classroom, so students need to be self motivated and fairly independent. They also need to want to […]

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Safer Internet Day Feb 11

Now that your class has started blogging, they might need to learn some skills about being safe on the internet. Here are a few links to activities you might want to use for Safer Internet Day on Tuesday February 11. CyberSmart have a set of free challenges relating to real life issues on the internet. […]

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Introducing blog to students

So you have spent many hours of your holidays getting your blog ready, even maybe taking part in the refresher course. You are overloaded with information and new terminology. But how are you going to start blogging with your students? Here are a few suggestions: Start with paper blogging. Here is a post explaining how […]

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Is your blog ready for a new class?

You are getting ready to head back to school next week. You have probably been into your classroom, started setting up the displays, got the furniture organized, made sure you have all the equipment you need to start when the students arrive. But have you thought about your class blog? Some of the following hints […]

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2014, here we come!

Photo Credit: Enokson via Compfight Welcome back to a new year of blogging. First are the refresher courses being held in Devonport, Launceston and Hobart this week. For those of you who couldn’t attend due to family commitments or other holiday events, here are some of the links used to help you with your blogging […]

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Congratulations go to both Mackenzie and Annabel whose blogs have been shortlisted in the best student blog section of the Edublog Awards. If teachers wish to vote for their blogs before the 18th December, please click on the image below. You may only vote once  from the same IP address. This means vote from lots […]

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Nominations for #eddies13

Every year, Edublogs runs its Edublog Awards – this is the 10th year so a special anniversary. You can nominate blogs, wikis, tweets etc in many different categories. These are my nominations for 2013. Best student blog –  Annabel – works hard to keep blog up to date – always lots of fresh posts to […]

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Our student bloggers

Photo Credit: thom via Compfight These past four months, I have been running a student blogging course with a group of six students from a school in Launceston. Each student has their own blog and both their home room teacher and I are the admins of the blogs. We have control over the publishing of […]

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October is Connected Educator Month

Are you a connected educator? Do you blog? Do you use twitter? Do you collaborate with other teachers at your own school and globally? Do you take part in online conferences for PD? Even though Connected Educator Month is a USA activity, there are many teachers from other countries also taking part. There is a […]

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How to … posts

You will notice over the last couple of weeks, I have been writing some how to … posts mainly for a group of six primary students who are working on their new blogs. These how to … posts are found on the student bloggers blog but feel free to copy them to use on your […]

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