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Wednesday, March 8 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
YES They can! Elementary student bloggers! 75% Full

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It is no secret students love to share their ideas. What about if they had the opportunity to do so with their classroom community, school community, town, state, and the world? Allowing students to blog gives them an authentic experience to write and share ideas. Discover how one elementary teacher started the journey into student blogging. See the process she went through, receive materials she uses with students, and read through blogs students have created.
Student blogging has not only given students a voice, it allows for personalized learning. Each individual student receives specific feedback on blogs which helps him/her grow as writers. Grammar and typing skills improve! Students have also learned about the importance of citing sources and using images from Creative Commons. The possibilities of what student blogging brings to the classroom are endless!

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Rayna Freedman

Teacher of 5th graders/ITS, Mansfield Elementary Schools
Rayna Freedman is beginning her 17th year at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield, MA. She has taught grades 3-5 and is an ITS. Rayna serves on the MassCUE Board of Directors and has been presenting at their conferences since 2010. She runs creativity workshops for the Reynold’s Center. She is an advocate for teaching digital citizenship. She presented in the STEM playground at ISTE 2016. Ms. Freedman served on the DESE Digital... Read More →


Wednesday March 8, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 116

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