The almost limitless potential of Weblogs as a teaching tool is fostering an explosion of innovative projects, partnerships and techniques at every level of education from elementary school to graduate programs. The ease with which Weblogs allow for publishing of content to the Internet makes them the perfect tool for bringing new voices into to the classroom and building true educational communities that go beyond traditional school walls. This session will highlight best practice uses of Weblogs in schools and include resources on how to get started.
Presenter: Will Richardson
Date: January 7, 2010
Series: Virtual Institutes
About this session
About the facilitator: Powerful Learning Practice co-founder Will Richardson is an internationally respected author, speaker and blogger whose focus is helping educators realize the potential of Web 2.0 technologies in their own personal and professional practice and in their classrooms. He is the author of the best selling Blogs, Wikis Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms from Corwin Press and spent 22 years as a public school educator. Will is a national advisory board member for the George Lucas Education Foundation, is on the New Media Consortium’s 2010 Horizon.K12 Advisory Board, and is the Chief Learning Officer at Connective Learning, LLC. You can find out more about Will on his blog.
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