Blogging in the classroom - resources by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

Blogging in the classroom – resources by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

If you have ever thought about introducing blogs into your classroom or school library, it’s well worth looking at Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano’s blog Langwitches (@langwitches on Twitter). Recent posts look at how blogging is fundamentally different to simply writing using a…

danah boyd: debating privacy

danah boyd: debating privacy

danah boyd, academic and senior researcher at Microsoft, recently posted her responses to a Wall Street Journal interview on privacy and social media. Some of the ideas she discusses include how people (particularly teens) use complex strategies to maintain their privacy when it…

Library of Congress: education blog

Library of Congress: education blog

The Library of Congress has a range of great blogs looking at collection highlights and how to use primary sources in the classroom. Some recent posts of interest from the education blog include: What makes a primary source a primary…

Guest post: Barkly College Libraries: Connecting, encouraging, blogging

Guest post: Barkly College Libraries: Connecting, encouraging, blogging

The staff of Barkly College Libraries have created a wonderful blog, Barkly College Libraries, to connect the Barkly District, the College, and the Libraries, and to foster a love of reading and learning. Shelagh Walsh, Library Technician at Barkly College Secondary, has…

Guest post: Junior M's blogging and global collaboration, by Michelle Scott

Guest post: Junior M’s blogging and global collaboration, by Michelle Scott

Michelle Scott is a teacher at St. Luke the Evangelist School, Blackburn South, Victoria. Michelle has developed a bright, engaging blog with her junior class called Junior M’s Learning Journey that showcases their learning using web 2.0 technology. The class is also involved in a…

Guest post: Kleinspiration - technology treasures for today's teachers, by Erin Klein

Guest post: Kleinspiration – technology treasures for today’s teachers, by Erin Klein

Erin Klein is a middle school teacher in southern Michigan with her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Erin has created a fantastic resource for educators in her blog Kleinspiration, showcasing web 2.0 resources that can be used as tools to enhance teaching and learning. Below is more…

Guest Post: Integrating Australian Curriculum into units of work, by Lisa Hill

Guest Post: Integrating Australian Curriculum into units of work, by Lisa Hill

Lisa Hill, teacher librarian at Mossgiel Park Primary School, is integrating the new Australian Curriculum into her existing literature units of work. Lisa outlines this work on her fantastic blog LisaHillSchoolStuff’s Weblog, and is willing to share the four units of work…

Guest post: Class blog 'Learning Together' by Marie Kennedy

Guest post: Class blog ‘Learning Together’ by Marie Kennedy

Marie Kennedy is a prep teacher at St. Luke the Evangelist School, Blackburn South, Victoria. Marie and her prep students’s class blog, Learning Together, is a wonderful example of how web 2.0 tools can be used to support and extend teaching and…

Blog for art teachers: the seventh string

Blog for art teachers: the seventh string

A creative blog for art teachers is the seventh string byDavid Hulston (England). Hulston has 20 years of experience working in education, and brings this to his blog. The blog provides examples of art creations by different year levels that will inspire art teachers. There are…