Learn how to apply the principles of design to your slides.
Expose your students to collaborative writing processes and an authentic audience through blogging. In this course, you’ll plan out your strategy for a collaborative classroom blog by considering your blog’s theme, purpose and audience. Explore story formats, blogging platforms and feedback processes you can use with your students.
|Review story formats and writing for a blog audience||Analyze two processes for creating blog post stories|
|Learn about the role of the audience when writing for a blog and common types of blog story formats||Learn how to brainstorm story topics or identify a story topic as it develops.|
|Explore blogging platforms||Create a blog content strategy|
|Assess various blogging platforms to pick the right one for you and your students.||Develop a lesson plan and content strategy for the first month of your classroom blog.|
This course can help you develop the skills needed to earn the Making Media for Classroom Use: Images, Graphics and Interactives micro-credential. Earning eight micro-credentials qualifies you to become a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator. Learn more.
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on digital media. Educators can build skills in video and audio production, data visualization and media analysis to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.