Best practices in blogging

SafetyFirstThere are several helpful sites about educational blogging, and I chose this one to focus on:  http://thetechyteacher.com/blogging-best-practices-for-teachers-and-students/  When having students blog, it’s important to set guidelines for them before they begin.  They should be reminded not to put any private information on their blog that they don’t want to be made public.  Educators should have a zero tolerance policy for bullying or anything else that would not be allowed in school.  Students also should be taught what kind of information is appropriate on their claStudents are often unaware of the public nature of the things they post.  Also, people (and not just students) sometimes feel free to say/write things they wouldn’t share in person.  It’s important to remind students to show respect for one another and to support each other’s posts so that all students feel safe in posting their ideas.on the classsroom blog.

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