$20.00

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area:
Instructional Planning and Delivery 1C, 1D, 1E; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3C; Learning Environment 4A, 4B; Professional Practices and Responsibilities 6A
Grade Level: 
Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Classroom blogs are an interactive tool that can help students engage with course material at a deeper level, connect with other students, and build digital fluency. Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and Youth Ambassador for Mensa for this 1-hour course that guides you through getting started with classroom blogging. Participants will explore reasons to use blogging in the classroom, how to evaluate blogging platforms, deciding which blogging features students should use, and best practices for student and teacher digital citizenship. 

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Classroom blogs are a great way for students to develop their digital fluency, but what’s the best way to get started? Join Lisa Van Gemert, former teacher, administrator, and Youth Ambassador for Mensa and explore reasons to use blogging in the classroom, how to evaluate blogging platforms, deciding which blogging features students should use, and best practices for student and teacher digital citizenship.

In this 1-hour course you will discover: 

  • The reasons for using a classroom blog
  • How to pick the best blogging platform for your needs
  • Blogging digital citizenship best practices for both teachers and students

Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas.  

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4 reviews for Classroom Blogging Made Easy

  1. Taylor – Logan-Hocking Local Schools (verified owner)

    Very good guide to using blogs to promote valuable learning, many people use blogs today for financial opportunities.

  2. Kim – EULA ISD (verified owner)

    Useful and current. Helpful for most levels of education.

  3. Sydney – Private Pay (verified owner)

    Good course! Interesting!

  4. Bethany – BEAUMONT ISD (verified owner)

    great course

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