Here are some links that you may find helpful with blogging

1. Blogging in a Primary Class

This a presentation was created for the 2012 STA convention. While the presentation was geared towards K-3 teachers the information is relevant for any teacher looking to start a personal, professional, class, or individual student blog. It contains many links to articles, videos, and samples to help with blogging.

2. Internet Safety Websites

Utah Education Network - videos sorted by topic AND grade level.
Professor Garfield Infinite Learning Lab
Hector's World - Think U Know
Brain Pop Junior - Internet Saftey
Common Sense Media

3. Possible Blogging Platforms - created by Kathy Cassidy

4. Tips for Student Bloggers - created by Kathleen Morris

5a. Sample Classroom and Individual Blogs - collected via Twitter

5b. Sample K-7, Library, Music Blogs - created by Tia Henriksen. It contains both professional and class blogs.

5c Sample List of K- 6 Blogs - clearly organized by grade level and other areas too.

5d. Sample Primary Blogs Sorted by Blogging Platform - created by Kathy Cassidy, update by primary teacher every where! :-)

6. 14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging - created by Pernille Ripp

7. Stepping it up: Learning About Blogs for Your Students - created by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano. Be sure to scroll down this blog and check out this serious which can be found on the right hand side of the blog. There are many fantastic articles here.

8. Cybraryman's Blogging Links - tons of great information all things blogging created by Jerry Blumengarten

9. Blogging Information Crowd Sourced via George Couros

Teachers in the Surrey School district can also set up class websites and blogs on our new Hub. I will add details about that as I become familiar with it. For people new to blogging with students it looks like a good (safe) place to start.

10. My Blogging Permission Slip - sent home during the 2011/2012 school year.

11. My Blogging Permission Slip - sent home during the 2012/13 school year. It is quite different from the one mentioned above.

12. Why We Blog with our Students - a collection of tweets from educators that blog with their students