being a teacher, blogging, student blogging, Student-centered

What Does Student Blogging Exactly Do?

As a proponent of student blogging I am often asked what it “does” for my students.  The thing is, it does quite a bit. Provides them with a voice.  Education cannot be done to students anymore, they have to have a voice since it is their lives it effects the most; blogging gives them that.… Continue reading What Does Student Blogging Exactly Do?

kidblog, student blogging, voice

How to Create Successful Student Blogging – Taking it to A Deeper Level

One question that pops up in my conversations with people whenever I highlight the blogging I do with my 5th graders is that of safety and commitment.   How to keep them safe while online, how to prevent cyber bullying and also how to get them invested so it is not just another chore on… Continue reading How to Create Successful Student Blogging – Taking it to A Deeper Level

internet safety, student blogging, Student-centered

You Teach a Child to Blog…Common Concerns with Student Blogging Answered

You teach a child to blog and the whole world opens up to them.  And yet, with that whole wide world comes a whole lot of responsibility.  Some of the more frequent questions I receive is how I keep my students safe when they blog, how do I prevent cyber bullying, and how do I… Continue reading You Teach a Child to Blog…Common Concerns with Student Blogging Answered