We are going to look at what makes a great student blog post. To get a great post you have to craft your idea into a well presented and structured piece. This lesson has been adapted from a number of sources included – Always Learning & Visible Thinking
Part 1 – See Think Wonder
You are going to have a chance to explore a range of blog posts. Whilst you look at each post you should think about these questions:
- What do you see?
- What do you think about that?
- What does it make you wonder?
After look at the blog posts have a group discussion about your thoughts. As a group try to answer the question – What makes a great blog post?
Part 2 – Responsible Use
Take a look at this film. Have a group discussion about why you think this video was made.
As a group try to develop a list for responsible use of blogs – you could use this list as inspiration
Part 3 – Write
Now it is time to write your blog post. A great start would to be produce a post about your Learning Path Goal. Remember to refer to your list of what makes a great post.
Here are a few further pointers as you are writing:
- Give your post a Powerful Title
- Add an image
- Reflect on which TD skill your post is related to. Make sure you write about this
- Add it to a category
- Double check your post before publishing