Monday, January 30, 2017
Three Themes to Brainstorm About for Your Classroom Blog
1. Unique aspects of your town/city/state/region.
This is a great theme for classroom blogs that are going to be read by students in other parts of the world. Connect your classroom with a classroom in another part of the world to learn about the customs and physical geography of each other's parts of the world.
2. Tech tips.
Let your classroom blog be a place that other students, teachers, and parents come to for help with common tech questions. Ask your students to think about the questions that their parents often have about technology.
3. Time management/ study strategies.
Between homework, extracurricular activities at school, and responsibilities elsewhere it seems that our students are busier than ever before. Have them share ideas with each other on how to manage their time and priorities. Or take the theme in a slightly different yet related direction by asking students to share their favorite studying tips.
I'll be sharing more about brainstorming and mind mapping activities in a webinar this Wednesday at 4pm Eastern Time.