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Welcome to BLC17! We hope you have an amazing experience! Mark the dates: BLC18 will be here in Boston July 22, 2018 through July 27, 2018!
Wednesday, July 26 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Rosenthal-Tolisano - Blogging as Pedagogy

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Blogging should not be an add-on, not an isolated project, but should be seen as PEDAGOGY.The strategies, techniques, and approaches that teachers can use to facilitate learning. Blogging is inherently a platform that encourages communication and reflection. We are taking “blogging” beyond a technology platform,and seeing it as a shift directly related to teaching and learning in modern times. It becomes a platform for learning, creating, reflecting and sharing with a global audience. The transparency of sharing one’s successes and failures openly while being a responsible digital citizen embodies risk-taking and, at the same time, opens up and invites global feedback and perspective to develop critical thinkers. Blogging can support the strategies, techniques and approaches to facilitate the learning in your classroom no matter what grade level, age group and subject area. Blogging supports five primary areas: Reading, Writing, Reflecting, Feedback, Sharing.

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Silvia Tolisano

Author & Consultant, AASSA Social Media Coordinator
Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano is a Third Culture Kid (TCK). She was born in Germany, raised in Argentina, lived shortly in Brazil, and is now planted in the United States. Her multicultural upbringing fueled her passion for languages, travel, global awareness, and global competencies... Read More →


Wednesday July 26, 2017 10:20am - 11:25am
Clarendon Boston Park Plaza
  • BLC Strand Teaching Global Communication Skills
  • Intended Audience General - All Audiences
  • Session Level Beginner