BloggerCon: Weblogs and Education
Details about this session are on the BloggerCon blog. I plan to add more details to these notes at a later date. I’m too tired to do it now.
Raw Notes from my PalmPilot, 10/4/03:
teachers should write — shift from paper to electronic medium
weblogs isn’t just writing, it’s presenting writing, too
not just writing: it’s design, too
blogging w/o being tenured
Jenny says pub lib has blog on blogspot for 4th-6th graders to write book reviews
what does CIPA/COPA mean for schools/libraries?
putting policies in place before online projects
important to use digital paper as a producer, researcher, & consumer
Jenny information literacy
Patrick says the technology is there, it’s just not being used
Q: commercial blogging companies aren’t working in the ed market?
Some companies (Movable Type) are moving into ed market, there are also free services like Blogger