Adding Photos To Your Blog Posts

Date: August 14, 2014 Author: admin Categories: blogging

Over the last several days I’ve been going over your blog assignment and what I expect from you. As we’ve discussed one thing that makes a post better is to include a picture. Especially if you are writing your post about a picture. However, just like text can be copyright protected, so can images. When…

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Excellent Blog Post

Date: September 16, 2013 Author: admin Categories: blogging, writing

I recently read a blog post by a high school student and I wanted to highlight it for two reasons. 1. He has a great blog that’s very complete and thorough; and 2. This particular post , while written specifically with teachers in mind, is interesting and rather relevant to students as well. I encourage you…

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Great Blog Examples

Date: October 10, 2012 Author: admin Categories: blogging

I’ve been reading some really amazing blog posts the last few days. Here are some I think you will enjoy, plus they are so well written it’s worth your time to have a looksy. Be sure and leave a nice comment if you like  something they’ve written. Joanna P’s “Stay Sane” Lusine H’s “Enter Site Title…

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Super Examples

Date: August 17, 2012 Author: admin Categories: blogging, scribes

I wanted to share with everyone two really amazing examples of students who have only this week walked into my classroom and have already shown what they are made of. If you want to see what an amazing scribe post looks like read Samantha’s 8/17 scribe. This is a girl who’s never done this before!…

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More Blogging Tips

Date: March 17, 2012 Author: admin Categories: blogging

A blogger/educator that I follow is Richard Byrne. He has great tips about everything, but I think his 11 Things You Should Know About Blogging post is highly relevant to all of my students. You are all bloggers now, and while in the future I’ll share this at the beginning of the year, it’s never…

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Tips For Bloggers

Date: November 12, 2011 Author: admin Categories: blogging

I really like this post that give 4 Tips for Serious Bloggers. Most of you can’t do anything about your typography, but the others are worth noting, and it’s a quick read.

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Date: September 27, 2011 Author: admin Categories: blogging

Many students have asked me about my “online photo” or gravatar. If you want to create your own go to Once you create one it will follow you all over the web. Pretty nifty.

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Exceptional WR Posts

Date: September 15, 2009 Author: admin Categories: blogging, Uncategorized

Here are examples of superb weekly reader assingments: Andrew’s Blog Bee’s Buzz Hey Valerie Dougmatic I Started This Blog… Tommy’s Blog Lianne’s Blog How The World Would Be… Bradical (this is very exceptional!) The Trench (good job giving your opinion!) There are others that could be added to this list (hey I’ll get you next…

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