My blogging adventure didn’t begin with a teacher blog. In 2009, my students began posting on a student blog as a way to connect with active military parents fighting oversees. We live in Jacksonville, which is well know for the Navy. Reaching out and connecting families through our blog became a mission for my students and I. It didn’t take long for me to realize the impact that blogging had on writing. The kids were eager to write so that they may post on the web. Parents were eager to read what their student was working on during school hours. I was honored to loop with my kids through our primary years. This experience led to Primary Graffiti. As the kids developed their writing, we transitioned from journal post to published writing in various genres. This year, I am remaining in second grade with a new group of kids. I will meet my new class on Friday! I’m interested in knowing who loves to read. I wonder which students will dive into writing! Will they love to blog? What are their interests? I created a student interest survey to complete with the kids on the first day of school. I am eager to see which student is willing to post their answers on our class blog!
Student Interest Survey