An intermittent account of my journey as professional student and practicing educator.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Bluggets are nuggets of awesomeness found while culling through the web. Today, while I was looking for directions on how to embed a Jing video into my blogger posts, I found a great blog called, appropriately enough, The Edublogger. The article I found was about how often to post to your blog. Apparently, I've already broken one of the cardinal rules - don't try to catch up. I am a fits and spurts kind of learner and blogger, I guess. I don't write anything for forever and then, out of a sense of guilt/impending deadlines, I post several lengthy pieces in one day. NOT a good idea, according to Sue Waters. Well, I almost feel a sense of relief to know that in blogging, quality reigns supreme over quantity. With RSS, Sue points out that most people are watching so many blogs they won't notice if you don't post regularly. The main thing is that when they do read your posts that they offer something of value to the subscriber.
Good details on incorporating different technology tools in innovative ways to improve writing with students. Has a nice mix of basic ideas and also presents ways to incorporate multiple tools in order for students to build portfolios wi...