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2009 2009-Week in the Classroom

Show and Tell: Exhibit, Reflect, Critique with Blogs

Presenter: Sarah Sutter
Location: Lisbon Falls, Maine, US
Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page

Presentation Title: Show and Tell: Exhibit, Reflect, Critique with Blogs

Presentation Description: Explore the evolution of blogs in a high school art program, from a class blog to individual blogs to working in a drupal environment with other students. Students used blogs to exhibit work, reflect on their creative process and engage in meaningful critique with their peers. What were the hurdles? How were they addressed? What worked well? What needed to change?Hear one school’s story and see what might work for you.

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  3. Sarah Sutter

    Cheryl –
    Thanks for the positive feedback on the presentation. I enjoyed doing it, and I hope others might see something that appeals to them as a beginner to jump in and give it a shot.

  4. Alice Barr

    Sarah – Nice succinct presentation. I love the whole way you walk us through the process. This is a terrific way to share information about digital portfolios – the pluses and minuses – all great suggestions. Also love that your work influenced your principal! How great! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Deborah Barrows

    Thank you Sarah for creating this great overview of your project. This should be very helpful for teachers who want to replicate what you did. The kids sure are lucky to have you for a teacher! I wish I was one!

  6. Sarah Sutter

    Alice & Deb,
    Thanks for the vote of confidence! We do try to have a good and productive time with the tools available. Positive feedback is great – suggestions are also welcome; it’s definitely still an ongoing process.

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  8. Marie Szymcik

    Thank you for sharing all your resources. I am familiar with Edublog while I too understand the need for advertisement was looking for an option without ads. I have attempted class blogs but the tool was cumbersome and the interface not user friendly. It sounds like Youth Voices is a viable web 2.0 tool. Thanks again for sharing.

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