Registration is now open for next semester’s homeschool co-op classes, including my Blogging 2 Learn course. Here’s the class description, as published in our registration packet:
Blogging 2 Learn
Class minimum 5 ― maximum 7. [We may take more students, if they can bring their own computers with wireless Internet access.]
Grade levels: Grades 4th-12th (ages 10+up).
*Prerequisite: Students must be comfortable reading AND writing at a 4th grade level or above.
Description: Find a world-wide audience for your writing, art, and photos! Students will create and maintain a reader-friendly blog (a sort of online journal) and learn about RSS, hyperlinks, blog carnivals, spam, copyrights, internet safety, etc. Fore more information and to see examples of student blogs, visit blogging2learn.wordpress.com.
Homework: Required—there will be 1-2 hours of homework ON THE INTERNET every week, writing your blog and reading your classmates’ blogs.
Supplies: Folder or 3-ring binder for class notes, and pen or pencil. Students may bring a laptop computer with wireless access for work in class. We also have the use of a limited number of (sometimes very slow) computers in our classroom.
Fee: $28 per student.