Tag Archives: Blogging at School

What Makes a Good Class Blog?

Some while ago I set up a social network for educational bloggers over on Ning –  the excellent free social network platform. You can find it at this URL: http://creativeict.ning.com. Current topic for debate is “what makes a good class blog?” If you would like to add to the debate, please follow the link and […]

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What happens when a “celebrity” visits?

One of the best ways of getting children engaged with blogging, and, by extension, writing, is to use the visit of someone important to school as a focus for blogging. Here are a few examples among Creative Bloggers: John Hegley visiting Chorlton Park Here, a small group of children collaborated to compile some interview questions […]

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Blogging at Springwood Heath

I’m running an Inset session at Springwood Heath Primary School in Liverpool tomorrow. Helpfully, they’ve sent me a list of questions in advance, many of which will be of general interest, so I’ve posted them on here as a list and we will explore the answers during the session.   1. How do you add […]

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Blogging at South Liverpool Learning Network

This afternoon I presented  to teachers in Liverpool at Springwood Heath Primary School, whose building and environment I am extremely jealous of (see photo). I spent most of my teaching career in mobile or Victorian classrooms and never got the chance to teach in such a modern environment. Still it was an enjoyable experience to […]

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Podcasting at the Specialist Schools Showcase Day 29th Jan 08

[slideshare id=243840&doc=podcasting-as-a-whole-class-activity-1201524702122513-4&w=425] Also attached is a set of notes that could be used as a basis for planning a number of lessons on podcasting. Comments and criticisms greatly welcomed. Podcasting as a whole class activity pdf

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