Why Blog?

Join #MichEd members discussing blogging to meet standards.

How does blogging as a writing form inform our practice personally and instructionally?

We start with introduction at 8 p.m.. Questions are tweet out using format Q"number". Participants respond with A"corresponding number". Don't forget to include #MichED so all members of the community can participate with you.

#MichEd Chat

Wednesday, Jan. 21st, 8-9pm

This is an online event.

Facilitation from Rachelle Wynkoop @RMWynkoop. Expertise from the community!

Questions outline below may be influenced by conversation and interest. Questions will not occur at a pre-set time and may be "tweaked" as we go.


  1. Do you engage with blogs? If so, how? Personally, professional? Writing, reading, student assignments? If not, why?

  2. Why do you blog? Why should we blog (personally and with our students)?

  3. What are some examples of how you or your students engage with blogs? Feel free to share links!

  4. How do you or can you use blogs to meet the CCSS for literacy? http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/

  5. What is your favorite blog platform?

  6. How do you address student privacy when blogging?

  7. What blogs do your regularly follow?

    1. How do you curate new entries or posts? RSS? Save links (Diigo, delicious, etc?)