After a couple years at it, I've decided to share my knowledge in the form of "staff development," a three-hour workshop two weeks from now. I filled out the requisite paperwork earlier this year, and broadsided the staff yesterday.
Staff Development: Blogging in the ClassroomTen people immediately emailed back to sign up. The strangest reply I received, though, was a simple sentence.
Or, Everything You Wanted to Know About Blogging, But Were Afraid to Ask
Wednesday, September 27
3-6 p.m., Pod B
Instructor: Jim Anderson
If you want to learn how to immediately increase student achievement using interactive technology, come to the blogging workshop two weeks from today. Topics include...
What is a blog? Can I get one?
How to set up and maintain a blog.
Using blogging as a teaching and learning tool.
Assessing work on the blog.
Appropriate blog etiquette and style.
Blogging outside of class--do's and don'ts.
Learn from an experienced blogger who has incorporated it into all of his classes. Blogging is engaging, relevant, and easy--even for teachers.
To RSVP, or if you have questions, email me... et cetera.
"Is this staff development serious?"