EQ: How can KidBlog be used to improve literacy skills in the elementary and middle school classroom?

Objectives:
Participants will be able to create a KidBlog account and add student accounts.
Participants will be able to post to their page and instruct students in how to post content including text, images and videos.
Participants will be able to moderate comments on their blog and instruct students on how to post a comment to other student's blog page.
Participants will be able to assess posts and comments created their students.
Kidblog
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Agenda
Check out why to blog first!!!
Introduction to KidBlog website
Examine existing teacher blogs and usage
Create account and classroom blog
Blog settings
Blog posts, posting multimedia
Student account creation
Posting and moderating comments
Assessing student content and participation

Tools: KidBlog website,
A pilot study using KidBlog - lots of great information!!