Central Alberta 21 Century Teaching and Learning Symposium


  • Why Blog? & Specifically ~ Why Blogger?
  • Planning Your Blog
  • Setting Up Your Blog
  • Lessons learned & Blogging tips
  • Keeping people coming back to your blog

To Kick Off The Show - How psyched are we to be starting a new school year?

Video Blogger, John Green's "Open Letter to Students Returning To School" ~ "Will this ever be useful in your real life?"... "learning to be less stupid together"... 

Introduction To Blogger:

The presentation files in PowerPoint Format can be found in this folder.  The Google Docs version can be found below OR in this folder.

Note on converting files from PowerPoint to Google Docs - The formatting does not always do well...

Building your Blogger Blog

Blogger Lessons Learned & Blogging Tips

Other Resources:

Links to Building Sites:

Blogger Pro Tips:  Plenty of Advanced Features

Embedding Google Presentations (Video)

A Complete Guide to Using Blogger In School - Full Disclosure: I only skimmed it... Looks super thorough and packed with ideas though...

Blogging Tips:

Understanding the Internet (Text): Great Chapter on Starting as a Blogger