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Blogging with ESL, ABE and GED Students

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Encarta’s Blog definition: a diary on a Web site: a frequently updated personal journal chronicling links at a Web site, intended for public viewing.


For your blogging blog, go to http://mybloggingclass2.blogspot.com/ .


View: What is blogging – Teacher You Tube at.. 


Ø   http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=367ab9eed5af82966a48 - This is an excellent intro to blogging! 


GO to the Our Class blog, which is for blogging! At..

Ø  http://mybloggingclass2.blogspot.com/




Ø  http://eduspaces.net/samples/weblog/  

Ø  http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3750548


Early Childhood

Ø  http://www.earlyedcoverage.org/2008/11/obamas_early_childhood_agenda.html

Ø  http://thisweekfordinner.com/2008/11/05/early-childhood-learning-tips/  - ***

Ø  http://wunnumin.com/?p=289



Ø  http://www.passged.com/stories/2008/12/03/im-going-to-be-in-a-dead-end-job-forever-if-i-dont-do-something/ - GED  Stories

Ø  http://homeschoolmath.blogspot.com/search/label/decimal

Ø  http://sontihi.wordpress.com/2008/11/06/the-ged-math-test-about-the-casio-fx-260-calculator/

Ø  http://dissertationblog.com/thesis  

Ø  http://www.passged.com/student_blogs/curtis/2008/11/17/ged-math-graphing-points-and-the-coordinate-plane-grid/

Ø  http://www.passged.com/student_blogs/maria/2008/11/17/ged-reading-how-to-tackle-tough-passages/



Ø  http://www.freedomov.blogspot.com/ - Colorado Springs

Ø  http://thebeginningwriters.blogspot.com/ - Colorado Springs

Ø  http://michellesclass.blogspot.com/ - ESL class – Political issues

Ø  http://jenkenya.blogspot.com/ - Blog for ESL students with tutoring included in Archives. See student comments.

Ø  http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Campbell-Weblogs.html - This article covers wonderful ground on blogging with ESL students. It talks about three types of blogging: tutor blog, learner blog, and class blog. Consider using one of these for your students. The end of the article has several resources for adding items to blogs and for starting a commercial-free blog.




Ø  http://blogs.targetx.com/scranton/JenniferDice/  - U of Scranton with Pics

Ø  http://www.actstudent.org/blog/  - multi entry From The ACT testing site.

Ø  http://www.capital.edu/340/  -Capital U - Student blogs

Ø  http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Johnson-Blogs/  - Step by step process for starting a writing class blog.

Ø  http://help.youtube.com/support/youtube/bin/static.py?page=start.cs&hl=en-US -You Tube General Help Topics

Ø  http://help.youtube.com/support/youtube/bin/topic.py?topic=10516 - Scroll to the bottom of the page to the section on Blogging. Click from there to embed videos into your blog.



Search Topics

Ø  http://blogsearch.google.com/?hl=en&tab=wb

Ø  http://technorati.com/


Start a blog

Ø  Google: http://blogger.com


Ø  http://help.blogger.com/


TO Search blog topics: Google -> Blogs (from top left menu)

TO start a blog

·      Go to http://www.blogger.com

·      Click on Create Your Blog Now

·      Title: Learning to Blog and enter other info

·      Select Template View Blog

·      Explore Navigation

·      Layout and other options



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