"It is better to know how to learn than to know."Dr. Seuss

Activity Design:Introduce Blog
Designer(s):Damp/Rice
Subject / Course / Grade Level:ELA/Grade 2
Materials Needed:Computer/projector
Activity Objective(s):Engage students in blogging. Learn how to blog.
Focus of Professional Practice: Engage students and self- direct learning
Targeted Elements of #lpcsd (please list any portions of or complete elements that are explicitly targeted in this activity)
*collaboration
*initiative
*empowerment
*dig to find answers
Notes / Strategies for Differentiation:
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Summary of Activity: Show students the third grade website/blog. Participate in blog, asking questions and adding comments.
Tasks:
  • Participate in the blog that the 3rd graders have created, as a whole class.
Student Work Samples:
please share at least two student samples from this activity, with a brief explanation of why you selected each sample
Teacher Reflections: Not all students were engaged during the activity.
Tweaks, Modifications and Iterations:
please identify any adjustments you have or will make to this activity, based on teacher/student experience
  • .I will attempt to have students blog, individually.


Discussion:
Use the Embed Widget tool to add a Discussion Area widget. Bump the number to 100. This will take the comments from the discussion tab and add them to the bottom of the page. This will encourage teacher reflection and modification.