Using Blogging to Improve Literacy at Key Stage 2

Provider: Rising Stars
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Description Harness the power of blogging to develop the literacy skills of your pupils. Whether you are already a regular blogger or a complete novice, this course has something for you. Covering the basics of how to establish a blog using free software, the course then moves on to offer ideas and examples of ways in which blogs can be used to engage and improve the work of even the most reluctant writer. Essential CPD is online, interactive training for teachers.
Duration 4 x 1 hour modules
Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, KS2, Computing / ICT, English / Literacy, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, ICT / Computing, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Online, Discussion forums, Video
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • understand how blogging can impact on literacy standards
  • build a blog yourself to encourage reluctant writers
  • understand the e-safety issues around blogging and writing online
  • use a number of online resources specifically to encourage and engage writers
  • understand some of the ways in which you can build an audience for your learners.
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  • Module 1 What is blogging and what impact can it have on literacy levels? (1 hour)
  • Module 2 Building and developing your blog (1 hour)
  • Module 3 Tools to help make your blog irresistible to your learners (1 hour)
  • Module 4 Building an audience and enhancing blogging (1 hour)

Throughout the course you will find:

  • Case studies and examples of existing pupil blogs
  • More than 15 video and onscreen demonstrations that clearly explain the steps involved
  • Practical suggestions that you can use in your own teaching

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.