Virtual School Meanderings

June 10, 2013

EDTECH597 – Week 1

Today begins EDTECH597 – Blogging in the Classroom (see EDTECH597 – Blogging In The Classroom). The students this week have a series of tasks to complete by the end of the week (i.e., midnight on Sunday). The main task is to decide on what blogging platform to use (i.e., Blogger, WordPress, or Edublogs) and then to create a blog. Once the students have created their blog, they should:

  • post an introductory entry
  • add some blogs to their blogroll
  • create an “about me” page

While I have most of these things already in place in my blog, I will be posting a welcome entry on Wednesday. I will also update my blogroll to ensure that it is current and the About Michael Barbour page to reflect my new position.

In case you are wondering, the readings for this week include:

5 Comments »

  1. […] of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH597 – Blogging In The Classroom was for students to introduce themselves and talk […]

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  2. […] one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH597 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” […]

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  3. […] yesterday (see EDTECH597 – About Michael Barbour Page), another one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH597 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” […]

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  4. […] final activity for Week 1 in my EDTECH597 – Blogging In The Classroom is to create a Blogroll, so today it is time for me […]

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