Blogging for the Real World


Room: 106 D
Presenter: Jessica Barnhart - 8th Grade Writing Teacher at Palmyra Area School District
Audience: 6-12
Description:
Blogging is becoming not only a hot topic in education, but also a valuable skill in the professional world. How can we get our students blogging effectively and developing skills that will help them begin using technology as a resource? How can we help them if we don't know the first thing about blogging ourselves? This session will give you a blogging tutorial to get you and your students set up and blogging in a way that helps foster collaboration and communication outside of the classroom.


Presentation

Blogging Presentation



Resources

My blog platform of choice: https://www.blogger.com/
*You will need a google account to set up a blog on blogger*
Blogger ScreenCasts
Packet I give to my class at the beginning of the year


Links from the presentation:

Mentor Text
Teacher Blog

Impressive Student Examples:

Scout's Blog
Christian's Blog
Liz's Blog
Maggie's Blog


My contact info:

jessica_barnhart@pasd.us
@JessaBaila
@BarnhartWriting