Blogging Successfully

Traits of Successful Classroom Bloggers

 

Successful classroom bloggers’ posts and comments are well written. This includes not only good content, but also good writing conventions including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Successful classroom bloggers’ posts and comments are inspirational and prompt their readers to try something new, learn something deeper, and most importantly want to return for more.

Successful classroom bloggers’ posts and comments are classroom centered and are not personal.

Successful classroom bloggers’ posts and comments are responsive. They respond to ideas, whether it is a post by a teacher or a comment by a student.  The power of blogs is in their connectedness.  They are connected to a larger community of ideas. Participate in that community.

Successful classroom bloggers’ posts and comments include helpful resources and references to support their content. Adding quotes or links to other works strengthens their content.

Successful classroom bloggers’ post and comment consistently and frequently. To be part of the dialogue, you have to participate fully and consistently.

Successful classroom bloggers’ are respectful of others always.