Category Archives: Blogging

Reno Bike Project Winding Up!

We still have a few minor loose ends to finish up, but today we finally can say we have completed our Reno Bike Project, project. Amazing what we got done when we got some consistent time to work the last … Continue reading

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Class Blogmeister Is Safe – It’s Yahoo Groups That Has A Problem!

A “messy learning” opportunity reared it’s head this week that bears mentioning. Those of us that use Class Blogmeister as our classroom blogging tool love it for many reasons, but the safety features David Warlick built in give teachers confidence … Continue reading

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My Students’ Blog Has Been Nominated By Edublog As Best Class Blog

My Class’s Blog Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: EdublogAwards

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So You’re A Teacher And You’ve Been On The Web More Than Usual Because Of The Election? Stay Tuned And Read Some Blogs By And For Teachers!

I’ve been hearing news stories here and there about people in general, but also teachers commenting that they have been obsessed with the web the last weeks and months following the election. Does that describe you? Great! So now that … Continue reading

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Skypeing For Online Safety

A funny thing happened over the summer. My students became sixth graders! (and that can’t be good!) ; ) As we began the year and broke out the laptops I saw things happening that I didn’t like. Nothing horrendous mind … Continue reading

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Dear Senator McCain and Senator Obama,

I wanted my sixth graders to be involved at even a minimal level in this election for several reasons. Foremost was that their families tend to NOT be involved in decisions that effect them. I even received notes from several … Continue reading

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The Lure of Blogging

A student that was in our class last year left this comment on one of my current student’s blog posts today: Nice blog!!!! Tell Mr. Crosby to put me back on the blog, please!!!!! Learning is messy! Blogged with the … Continue reading

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The Long Journey To Where We Want To Be Is Fraught With Perils

As happens multiple times on Twitter each day someone needed some help and the following request was “Tweeted”: “Need a best practice example of a student blog post for class, complete with links, etc. Anyone suggest a model post?” I … Continue reading

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Blog Frenzy

My 5th graders started 2 blog posts last week … and another this week … that because of the 5th grade writing test and other time consumers they hadn’t had time to post.  So we had a bit of time … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

Found this quote from Martin Luther (here). “The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing; every one must be an author; some out of vanity, to acquire celebrity and raise up … Continue reading

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