Starting a classroom blog?

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  1. AZMrs.S

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    I'm toying with the idea of starting a classroom blog. I love reading teacher blogs and I get so many good ideas from them, however I do not really create any of my own materials (to sell or anything like that). Is not creating any of my own stuff going to hinder my joining the blog world? What do you think? Is it not worth it if I'm not going to be creating resources? I'm not planning on doing that for awhile, right now I just want to focus on becoming the best teacher I can be. Thanks for the input!
     
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    Some blogs are reflections...just go for it. We're you hoping o make $ off your blog or just showcase your thoughts/ classroom?
     
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    Just reflect, show off classroom, participate in linky parties and discussions. I'm just toying with the idea right now, I don't even know how to make money off of it unless I was creating resources to sell.
     
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    I've been blogging for many years. It's so great for reflection and personal growth which it seem like you are interested in. Go for it!
     
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    I don't think it matters whether you create things or not-I don't and still participate. I think a lot of people just share what they are doing in their class or other ideas they have found.

    I love it-I find that it's great for, like iheartrecess said, personal growth. I look back at some things I wrote just a year ago and have completely changed the way I do certain things since then. I think you should go for it!
     
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    I just created one this morning and I'm officially obsessed! I think you'll have a lot of fun playing around with it. It would also be a great place to share all the great things you're doing in your classroom. Good luck =)
     
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    Thanks for the feedback! I am definitely considering it! :)
     
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    It would be good if you make a facebook page rather then a blog, as it will be more easier to promote among students. Other way you can promote your blog with social media and give option to share posts or like etc.
     
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    Just to clarify. Ths would not be a blog that I gave to parents. It would just e for my own personal use.

    So, if I do start one what do you think of this title? "Living in Second Grade" I had originally wanted to do Second Grade Scoop, but a google search of that brought up too many links to school newsletters. Any other suggestions for a title?
     
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    I think it looks really good! You'll enjoy blogland, I'm sure.:)
     
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    We are not allowed to use FB for school things.
     
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    Your blog looks really nice!

    Have fun with it.
     
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    I've been blogging for a year now and love it. Definitely go for it. Oh wait, I see you did. Good for you!
     
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    Thank you everyone! I'm excited :)
     

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