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Thursday, February 9 • 10:30 - 11:30
Empowering Young Writers Through Blogging

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Blogging is a multi-billion dollar industry in the world and a great way for you to get your students inspired about writing. In this session, you will learn how you can use blogging to broaden the audience for your students' writing. We will cover several platforms your students can use to blog safely as well as practical uses across the curriculum. You will see first hand how blogging can create a desire to write for all students and how students can learn to interact with each other through this platform.


Angela Dearing

Angela Dearing has been a teacher with Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools for 16 years. Her teaching experience covers grades 1 through 9 with specializations in Language Arts. Throughout her career, technology has had important place in her pedagogy and classroom teaching. She has earned her Google Educator Certification and is continually learning new online tools and applications for classroom use. For the past 2 years, Angela has been working... Read More →

Thursday February 9, 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Westin: Yukon Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Room Details Classroom Max Capacity - 80