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Sorry for the multiple emails

Those of you who subscribe to the Teacher Challenge blog will have received a few emails over the past few days notifying you of new posts; and you may have noticed that some of the post titles are similar. We’re currently updating both of our blogging series and are publishing new posts as part of the update.  We’re taking what…

How to Share the Teacher Challenge posts

Educators have contacted us asking for email copies of our Teacher Challenge posts as they’re finding email is the best way to sharing them with their local teachers. It’s great to know you’re finding these posts helpful! So we thought you might like to see how easy it is to send emails of our posts from the Teacher Challenge blog.…

Blog with students – Visit these Weeks 3/4

Made with My Cool Signs.Net More blog posts to read relating to blogging with student activities. As many of the activities relate to actually doing something with a class blog, there have not been as many reflective type posts. Creating and using class and student blogs Kathleen, Janelle, Malyn, Anne, Embedding Google docs – Mrs Krebs, Widgets and bling –…

Do you have a favorite free web tool?

As we continue on with the current Teacher Challenge on class blogging, preparations are already underway for the next series. This time, we want to introduce users to as many of the best free web tools as we can! And that is where you come in. Do you have a favorite web tool of any kind that you would like…

Final posts of the week #ksyb

It is nearly 10 days since the last ‘Kick start your blog’ activity was posted and on Monday, we will be starting another 30 day Professional development on ‘Blogging with your students’. So this will be the last official post for the #ksyb, but I will include any links that still come in on a post for the student blogging PD. First posts…

Starts Monday! 30 days to get your students blogging!

We hope you enjoyed our first Teacher Challenge series with 30 days to kick start your blogging. We’ll be monitoring the comments and anyone is welcome to continue with the challenges even after we’re officially on to another one. And now, starting this Monday the 14th is 30 days to get your students blogging! This challenge is open to anyone…

Do you want a mentor for this challenge?

We have had a fantastic response to the first activity in our ‘Kick start your blogging’ challenge. Lots of participants have been leaving comments in the discussion tab; many others have been responding to those comments. But maybe you want some more one-to-one help. This is where a mentor will come in. As you can see from the mentor signup…

So you are joining the first challenge

I’ve been sitting here at my computer for the last couple of hours since Ronnie from Edublogs sent out the newsletter. We have had over 70 new educators say they would like to participate in the first challenge starting next Monday. A few asked about whether you need to have a blog already – the answer is NO. The ‘Kick…

Challenge reminder

Our first set of challenges ‘Kick start your blogging’ begins next Monday 10 January 2011. Every Monday and Thursday for the next four weeks there will be both beginner and advanced blogger challenges. Choose which one you want to participate in. Every Saturday there will be a week in review post – not necessarily an activity to do, but maybe…