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Monthly Archives: August 2015
Anyone who’s started blogging, me included, would tell you one of the hardest things to do is to KEEP blogging! Inevitably, you will hit a wall or think that nobody out there is listening. This can and will happen in your classroom as well. You know that last few days before break? or the times you’re super focused on a bit of paperwork that is due? Use blogging as a way to keep your student’s energized and to show mastery of standards, but don’t STOP! Let’s talk 5 ways to keep students blogging in the classroom.
Invest- to use, give, or devote (time, talent, etc.), as for a purpose or to achieve something: to furnish with power, authority, rank, etc.:
According to Websters Dictionary, the word invest has multiple meanings. Some involving money, but the most poignant definitions have everything to do with you. Yes, you the person reading this! It has taken me a long time to realize just how powerful this one word is and how critical it is to my well-being, but now I want you to know why investing in yourself shouldn’t be an option.
Fridays are special, but maybe EXTRA special for teachers, right? As you may have noticed there’s a tab now with the word Loving. This little tab will come alive each and every Friday of the school year with something that is tickling my fancy and making my life better. Let’s go on a journey of 33 Fridays!
So, you’ve decided you’re going to blog this year after reading last week’s post about why you should jump on-board (YES!). Now comes the hard part, so you think. What if I told you that you could start in less than 15 min? Why would I say that? Because you can! This week, we’ll talk about how to get started and make blogging in the classroom a success for you and your students. Let’s go!
When I began the journey of blogging I set out to give teachers a monthly goal area to tackle and make changes in. I believe that if we focus on one are, instead of trying to change a million things at a time, we can be more successful and concentrate our efforts more effectively. Thank to the amazing group of bloggers and TPT creators, this monthly guide is able to be shared with you! Let’s get started.