Tag: Project Based Learning

March as Inspiration

March as Inspiration

A fresh canvas, an empty page, a blank screen; these await inspiration and have boundless potential! Teachers are constantly searching for new activities and writing topics for their students to fill that blank screen or empty page. Look no further. We have found the month of March to hold a wealth of great topics for discussion.

A fresh canvas, an empty page, a blank screen; these await inspiration and have boundless potential! Teachers are constantly searching for new activities and writing topics for their students to fill that blank screen or empty page. Look no further. We have found the month of March to hold a wealth of great topics for discussion.... read more

Student passions: Exploration and reflection through blogging

Student passions: Exploration and reflection through blogging

A few years ago, when I first started to introduce my students to the idea of “blogging,” I was met with a little resistance. Students were wary of the unknowns – what to expect, who would be reading their posts, and what types of posts they would be writing. “Why can’t we just write on

A few years ago, when I first started to introduce my students to the idea of “blogging,” I was met with a little resistance. Students were wary of the unknowns – what to expect, who would be reading their posts, and what types of posts they would be writing. “Why can’t we just write on... read more

Using Kidblog for Parent Communication

Using Kidblog for Parent Communication

Parents play a significant role in student achievement. In order to guide student success, ​it is important to ensure a reliable means of communication with parents has been established.  Teachers want ways to share the news and happenings in the classroom. Regular communication to keep parents informed about upcoming events such as assessments and class

Parents play a significant role in student achievement. In order to guide student success, ​it is important to ensure a reliable means of communication with parents has been established.  Teachers want ways to share the news and happenings in the classroom. Regular communication to keep parents informed about upcoming events such as assessments and class... read more

Webinar: Blogging Through The Writing Process And In Project Based Learning

Webinar: Blogging Through The Writing Process And In Project Based Learning

Humanities teacher, Andrea Woods, discusses how to infuse technology and project based learning in the classroom. Woods shares tips for inspiring students to become liberated leaders both in and out of the classroom. In this webinar, you will learn: How to set a schedule for your students’ project to include blogging Tips for and examples

Humanities teacher, Andrea Woods, discusses how to infuse technology and project based learning in the classroom. Woods shares tips for inspiring students to become liberated leaders both in and out of the classroom. In this webinar, you will learn: How to set a schedule for your students’ project to include blogging Tips for and examples... read more

How to Use Blogging with Project Based Learning

How to Use Blogging with Project Based Learning

Over the past few years, I have looked for more ways—especially creative ways—to use blogging in my classroom. What initially started as a way to have my students practice their writing skills in a digital format (rather than the traditional “Daily Journal” writing), has taken different forms over the past year. Blogging brings students’ work

Over the past few years, I have looked for more ways—especially creative ways—to use blogging in my classroom. What initially started as a way to have my students practice their writing skills in a digital format (rather than the traditional “Daily Journal” writing), has taken different forms over the past year. Blogging brings students’ work... read more

The NaNoWriMo Classroom Challenge

The NaNoWriMo Classroom Challenge

NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is an annual challenge to produce a complete work in thirty days. This is no mean feat for anyone, regardless of their age and experience.

NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is an annual challenge to produce a complete work in thirty days. This is no mean feat for anyone, regardless of their age and experience.... read more