Blog it!

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A school or class blog is an excellent way of communicating what is happening in your school and a way of developing discussion and comment.

Content

Explore using a blog to communicate ideas and comment on them This session introduces how blogs can work, it can involve setting up a blog from scratch or working from an existing project.

Aims

Extend this

Set up and maintain a class or group blog over a period of time.

Here is an idea … Mystery Life

objectblogThis session gets children to look closely at a mystery object, describe it and then post their comments up on the blog site. It encourages discussion and establishes the basic ideas of contributing to a blog. Visit the explore pages on the organicARTS’ site for the full collection of images by Tom Allsop. There are some fantastic photographs of insect life out at West Town Farm.

1 Comment »

  1. literacyresources said

    This is a great way to get children started with blogs Kevin. I like the idea that you could comment on what someone else sees and agree or disagree with them. I will add this page to my 20 days to better blogging with children.
    Thanks
    Joy

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