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[27 Nov 2007 | One Comment | ]

Having a classroom blog set up for students to publish their creativity is an incredible way to generate excitement and quality content. But what about when you have hundreds of students or a group of younger students that aren’t quite ready for writing their own articles? Kate from Wisconsin sent in a excellent tip for dealing with such an occasion(in her case 600+ young students).

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[19 Nov 2007 | Comments Off on Effective K12 Blogging Part 1 – Exposure | ]

The biggest impact that a blog can haveĀ  is seen when the student realizes that the content they are contributing is being read outside of the school walls. The truth is that most student blogs don’t have what it takes to make it outside these walls. Either the students aren’t creating works with a possible audience in mind, or the blog isn’t set up to have the visibility it deserves. Here, we will cover some of the steps you can take to create visibility, and in turn, excitement.

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[17 Nov 2007 | 9 Comments | ]

*UPDATE*

Blogging is nothing new to students, but students blogging as a part of class is. It can be a daunting task to any teacher, especially those that aren’t exceptionally tech savvy. To remedy that, we have put together an easy-to-understand guide for setting up a teacher administered student blog. The goal of the tutorial is to guide any teacher through the process of setting up their first blog for students, and steps them through how to gain the most out of security.
This can be an amazing opportunity, and for children …