Marking Period 1

Getting Started:
  1. Decide on your blog platform.
  2. Sign Up and create your blog. User the same userID and password that you use in class.
    • Give it a name like: High School Learning Reflections
    • Make sure you go to Comments Settings and enable it so that others can comments on your blog postings

BLOG POSTING ASSIGNMENTS:
Student blog examples
Post all six assignments below on the first and main page of your blog. This is called your HOME page.

Blog Post 1
Blog Post 2
Blog Post 3
Blog Post 4
  • Define "digital footprint". The importance of a positive digital footprint. Analyze your own current digital footprint.
Blog Post 5
  • State everything you know about web site design and development. Include a description of any web site work or programming you've done yourself.
Blog Post 6
  • Discuss what you hope to learn from this class and how it might benefit you in life.


WEEKLY Friday Blog Posts:

-Blog about what you learned in class the past week: learning reflections. Suggested blog ideas:
  • What did you learn in the preceding week? (Not a list of facts, but rather, what can you take from the lesson, what has value to you?)
  • How do you connect what you learned this week with your personal experience or what you already knew?
  • How could/would you apply your new knowledge?
  • What obstacles did you encounter and how did you overcome them?
  • What exciting information, web site, graphic or multimedia. did you encounter that you would like to title and share?
-Comments on Fellow Student Blogs
You must comment on a fellow student blog each week. Fellow student blog list.

Organizing your blog by adding labels and navigation - watch video



Grading Rubric
2 points
Substantial post by the deadline (thoughtful comment following assignment -
this is the norm)
1 point
Insubstantial post (incomplete, very little words or did not follow assignment)
0 points
Missing post
1 point
Respond to one or more posts on another blog
Blog Guide: http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/stonerm/blogging_to_learn.pdf