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Friday, July 28 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Richardson - Individual Student Blogs in Early Childhood: Creating Digital Portfolios forYoung Learners with a Focus on Digital Citizenship

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If you’re intimidated by the idea of building digital portfolios for your young learners, then you’re not alone. I jumped into individual student blogs three years ago filled with trepidation! However, with just one iPad, my class of first graders created blogs of their work from across the curriculum and learned to comment on those of others.

In this session, I will show you how to:

• Use EasyBlog.Org to build individual student blogs including photos, voice recordings, and videos
• Teach digital citizenship skills to ensure your students stay safe online and their parents feel secure
• Have your students appreciate the work of their classmates and other learners by leaving comments

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Laura Richardson

First Grade Classroom Teacher, Edith C. Baker School, Brookline, MA
Laura Richardson has been teaching in Brookline, Massachusetts for thirteen years and absolutely loves it. She has found connecting with other classrooms via Twitter to be an exciting way to engage all learners across the curriculum. Inspired by her learning at BLC, she has had... Read More →

Friday July 28, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Arlington Boston Park Plaza
  • BLC Strand Designing Rigorous and Motivating Assignments
  • Intended Audience Elementary
  • Session Level Beginner