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

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: