Virtual School Meanderings

June 27, 2016

EDTECH537 – Week 1

Today begins EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom. This week the students 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 tomorrow morning. I will also update my blogroll and the two “about” pages to ensure that they are all current (and I will post entries about this process of doing this for all three pages on Wednesday).

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

5 Comments »

  1. […] of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – 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 EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” […]

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  3. […] final activity for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is to create a Blogroll, so today it is time for me […]

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  4. […] earlier today (see EDTECH537 – About Michael Barbour Page), another one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” […]

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