Using Blogging and Social Media as Tools for Learning


Mr J Cowell

Hi I am Mr J Cowell I have over 25 years experience working in schools and colleges across the UK teaching and leading ICT & Computing. I have extensively worked with schools to deliver bespoke training to help teachers use ICT & Computing as an effective teaching and learning tool. He has recently been training teachers how to use iPads as an effective teaching and learning tool and how to develop their own resources for interactive and immersive teaching and learning and helping teachers to integrate mobile technology into their classrooms. With a robust background in an array of hardware and software I am able to deliver imaginative and learning centered training sessions involving resource creation, photography and media skills, teaching and learning delivery, Video creation, Animation, English, and App creation My main skill and focus is making the technology work for your teaching and learning in your classroom.


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This course is design for teachers using blogging and social media in their classroom

It covers some of the following

  • Manage a range of blogs across a variety of scenarios
  • Add a variety of media to blogs such as audio, video, interactivity, text and images
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of blogs and social media and how to apply their use in a school environment
  • Use social media and blogs to communicate with parents, students and staff
  • Work with blogs and social media through project work providing opportunities to peer assess each other’s work leaving appropriate comments and feedback
  • Set policies for managing the appropriate usage of blogs and social media pages within your school

Course content

  • Blogs and sites to look at

  • Things to decide before you set up your classroom blog

  • Top Blogging tools

  • Tools that I use

  • Youtube Playlist

  • Websites we have used

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