Class Blogs: How do I get started?

As previously discussed, class blogs can be of great use in engaging students, and fueling their success in and out of the classroom.  I personally first started using a class blog in 2014 with my Geography students.  I had already tried several blogging platforms for personal use, such as Tumblr, Blogger, and LiveJournal, but while … Continue reading Class Blogs: How do I get started?


Twitter–improve students’ writing skills?!

Before you go laughing at the idea that social media can improve students’ writing abilities, hear me out.  As mentioned before, small bite sized learning can be valuable--teaching students vocabulary or sharing pithy quotes with them can get them talking.  Twitter can also be used when it comes to… Daily word games - Students provide … Continue reading Twitter–improve students’ writing skills?!