Many of the authoring platforms used to create the portfolios in the course allow the authors to add a “blog” as part of the site.
For many of you, coming up with what to share and talk about will be no problem. Others, however, feel as though “I have nothing to say.” It might be easier than you think … If you post on Facebook, for example, you’re already essentially blogging; just think about making slightly longer facebook posts. Some have found great success in sharing (re-posting) great articles or resources out on the web and blogging about what great finds they have come across.
Here are a few resources to get you going:
- The ultimate guide to educational blogging
- Blogging and RSS — The “What’s It?” and “How To” of Powerful New Web Tools for Educators
- Why We Should Blog in Education: Teachers, Administrators and Board Members
Perhaps another way to think of blogging is to throw out a few examples. A few that jump to mind immediately are: