Monday, April 27, 2009

How Does a Story Get Published on this Blog?

Mrs. Yollis' Class shared their award-winning blog at a School Board meeting.

We used the following post at the School Board presentation.
It shows the steps we take to get a story published.

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Step 1: Students organize the main ideas and details for a blog post.

Step 2: Students type their blog posts on their wireless AlphaSmart computers.

Step 3: Students get their stories checked by a student Fact Checker.

Step 4: Bloggers upload their stories to Mrs. Yollis' computer.

Step 5: Students add images and hyperlinks to enhance their posts.

Step 6: Students PUBLISH!

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Comments help keep the blog alive!

Comment Kitty where to type a comment
scroll down to the bottom of every post and click on comments.

Our blog has: tutorials, travel posts, music
, lesson summaries, and videos!

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We have educational blogging friends around the world!
See "Blogs We Follow" in our sidebar!

Here is a picture of one of Mrs. Yollis' bloggers commenting on another educational blog!

If you'd like to be notified when Mrs. Yollis' class
posts a story or if you'd like to follow our comments, we offer an RSS Feed in the sidebar.

Click here to learn about RSS.

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We hope you enjoyed our presentation! Please leave a comment!


  1. Dear Class,
    I'm so happy we're going to the board meeting tonight. I just can't wait to see how well we will do.


  2. Dear Class,

    I’m going to the board meeting today! I’m talking the comments.

    Taylor S. :D

  3. Dear Class,

    I'm so excited about going to the board meeting. I hope you guys are too.


  4. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    Thank you so much for giving us this chance to present our blog. You are one of my favorite teachers and I hope I could be in this class forever.


  5. Dear Class,

    I am so happy about the speech today. It's good that some people in our class have not been in front of a crowed of people and are trying it.

    Shane F:)

  6. Dear Class,

    I had a wonderful time at the Board Meeting tonight. It was a lot of fun! I think we all did a great job. Thank you, Mrs. Yollis, for introducing us to blogging!

    Taylor G.

  7. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    You were great at the presentation tonight.
    It looked like you had a wonderful time.
    You are the best teacher I've ever had!

    Taylor G.

  8. Dear Class:

    Congratulations on a wonderful presentation to our Board of Education! You and your teacher have shown how powerful technology can be in helping to teach kids.

    Your class is a model for every teacher in our District. Each of you can be proud for helping to lead the way!


    Donald M. Zimring, Ph.D.

  9. Dear Class,
    I am a teacher in Atlanta, Georgia and landed on your impressive blog! Keep up the great work. I have learned a lot from your blog on what I can do with my class next year. Thank you!

    Mrs. Y

  10. Dear Mrs. Yollis and her class,

    Thank you for your wonderful presentation at the school board meeting. You should all be very proud of the outstanding work you are doing through this blog.

    Congratulations and keep up the good work!
    Jill Gaines
    LVUSD School Board

  11. Dear Class,

    I had so much fun at the meeting I wonder if more people will comment on our blog from the meeting. Any-way I had a blast with the cookie cake it was tasty Jonah’s mom!

    Bethany (:)

  12. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    Thank you for the fun time at the board meeting. Thank you for starting a blog with us. If it was not for you I would never had so much fun this year.

    Shane F:)

  13. Dear Class,

    I had a great time at the board meeting. All of you that were in the board meeting speech did great.

    Your Classmate,
    Shane F:)

  14. Dear Class,

    Chloe's Dad and I (her mom)came to the board meeting to watch your presentation. We were so impressed with your knowledge! The district as well as other schools can learn a lot from all of you.

    Great job,
    Wendy Joseph
    (Chloe's mom):-D

  15. Dear Class,

    It is always so much fun posting a post and getting a comment back! I'm sad that the year is almost over! :-( Are you sad too?

    Taylor S. :-)


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Getting feedback is important to our writers. Let us know what you liked or what you learned.

Steps to Comment:

1. Write your comment in the box below. Be sure that you have proofread it for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Students should have a parent check it!

2. Choose an identity. (If you have a gmail account, use it. If not, choose name/url. You can leave the url blank if you do not have a blog.)

3. Click "Publish your Comment". You may preview your comment before publishing if you'd like.

Important: All comments MUST be approved by me.
:-) Mrs. Yollis