Part One (Technical): /37 Using Blogger by the good folks from Google, create a Blog for EDIT 302 that has the following elements. 1. The creation of a Gmail account. (3) 2. The choice of an appropriate professional template. (5) 3. Your Blog contains an appropriate header and sub header that adds meaning and explains your Blog. (4) 4. Your first and last name indicated in a very obvious spot near the top of the Blog. (5) 5. Include a BIG picture (approximately 150 X 150 pixels) of yourself in your profile. (4) 6. Create a very complete profile (About Me) of yourself which includes a minimum of 10 things about you. Some can be fun and some should be professional. (10) 7. Your Blog contains at least three add-‐ons other than the standard ones that Blogger provides for you. (6) Part Two (Brain Power): [Lesson Planning | SDL | CI | PBL/Mastery | CBL | MI | Rubrics | New and Emerging Tech] /75
Integration/Synthesis of Concepts and Principles The blogging responses demonstrate an integration of concepts and principles from classroom discussions, readings and reflect an understanding of fundamental principles of technology integration in teaching and learning. Excellent (15)
Postings frequently demonstrate use of upper level thinking (analysis, synthesis, evaluation) and illustrate a thoughtful approach to the content. Excellent (15)
Satisfactory (10) Unsatisfactory (1)
Applications and Personal Examples The blogging responses share personal and professional connections to the topic of technology integration in the classroom.
The responses from the blogging posts is clear, concise, and easy to understand. Ideas and responses are communicated clearly and coherently.
The responses are submitted on or before the due date.
Unsatisfactory (1) Unsatisfactory (1) Unsatisfactory (1)
This is based on completing all eight (8) blogs. 9.5 marks will be deducted for any missing blog entries.