Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

A conversation with Rayna Freedman in episode 47 of the 10-minute Teacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis

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Today Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has a student classroom blog that will completely blow you away! Rayna is full-scale using blogging to teach writing. These fifth graders are writing and sharing fifteen or more blog posts a week and it shows. In today’s show, Rayna teaches us how she does it. Wow! Impressive!

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In today’s show, we’ll discuss:

  • Topics students choose
  • Her blogging work flow
  • Rayna’s favorite tools (all free!)
  • Image citations and photography
  • Rayna’s approach to digital equity and inclusion

I hope you enjoy this episode with Rayna!

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Rayna Freedman

Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has been teaching for 17 years at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary school and has been blogging with students in the 4th and 5th grade. She is on the MassCUE board of directors, a doctoral student, and hopes to change the world of education some day.

Scroll down to see pictures of Rayna’s classroom.

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Rayna’s classroom is a comfortable place to read and learn.

Rayna has a few computers for her students to blog. Her approach is one that many classrooms can adopt who do not have one to one device programs.

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