Dec 16, 2011

Following Your Favorite Blogs

We all have favorite websites that share important news, house great information, or inspire with great ideas.  We may even frequently visit blogs of teachers who Here's a video from CommonCraft that explains in "plain English" how RSS feeds and readers can you keep up to date with all of your favorite blogs:

Great Blogs to Follow
Now that you know how to have great information delivered directly to you, you need to find some great blogs to follow! Anytime you see the  symbol, you can subscribe to the new posts, and sometimes the comments.
  • GTSD LMC Program News, managed by Michele Bond
  • Greenwich Elementary School, managed by Sarah Bilotti
  • Stewartsville Middle School, managed by Stephanie Snyder
  • Greenwich Township School District Virtual Backpacks. Find your grade level or content area and stay up to date on what is being sent home to students and families.
  • The bloggers at Teaching Blog Addict have gathered a great collection of "A+ Teaching Blogs," organized by grade level.
  • Free Technology for Teachers is written by a high school History teacher. Of the 300+ blogs I follow, this is one of the few that I make sure to read every single post. Sometimes he shares a new tool, reminds me of a great resource, or shows a new way to use a website that I had never considered.
  • Browse the best of the best educational blogs, winners of the annual EduBlog Awards. Don't let the word "blog" deter you from this resource. The EduBlog Awards cover web resources in over 20 categories including: individual blog, class blog, student blog, educational wiki, educational use of social network, even most influential tweet.
Happy reading!