This week you’ll spend some time exploring Edublogs’ featured student blogs for 2013 to get ideas for what the blog that you create might look like and the types of content that you might include. We’ll also take a close look at what students do not share on their blogs as we create guidelines for protecting your online privacy.
Before you get down to the business of creating your own blogs, it’s important that you learn the vocabulary specific to blogging. This will help you to support one another as you troubleshoot issues related to formatting your own blogs. How many of the following terms can you find examples of on this page? Where might one find examples of those terms that you don’t see?
*I’d like to give a shout out to Mr. Miller and the 7th grade students of Chalone Peaks Middle School whose own blogging bootcamp and guidelines for commenting inspired this post: http://mrmillersblog.com/blogging-boot-camp/