Category Archives: blogging

Education Blog Awards | Celebrating UK School Blogging!


The 2011 Education Blog Awards are now closed. Over 300 blogs were nominated, and 3600 votes cast. The judges then got to look through the top ten blogs in each category and picked the winners!

 

The Education Blog Awards are here to celebrate blogging in UK schools. Class Blogging is incredibly inspirational to pupils, and teachers alike. If you want to know what class blogging can do for your school, take a look at the case studies

 

via Education Blog Awards | Celebrating UK School Blogging!.

>Classroom Blogging – The Definitive Site for Blogging With Children


>Another RSS feed from the Birmigham Grid for Learning has pointed me to a really interesting website which contains a great range of resources for using blogs in the classroom from Key Stage 1 right though to Post 16 agegroups.

It discusses why blogging can contribute to learning and how to get started.

The website is penned by Adrian Bruce in America but neverthless very relevant to the UK and well worth a look!

Classroom Blogging by Adrian Bruce

>British Computer Society and the next generation


>An RSS feed from the Birmingham Grid for Learning has pointed me in the direction of aAn interesting article on the BCS website reviews the effects that Web2.0 learning is having on education today. These include teaching children how to use Twitter, Wikipedia, blogging systems such as WordPress, and the use of a spellchecker in conjunction with traditional spelling lessons – all before the age of 11. The points raised range from technology training from DSCF, OU and the IT sector skills council through research into the attitudes and experiences of pupils parents and teachers.

BCS Article

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