Saturday, March 26, 2011

Why should students learn to comment properly?



We need your help!  Please add your thoughts about why it’s necessary for people to learn to comment properly.  I had a few students in my class add their last name, add slang words, and add multiple characters (like waaaaaaaaaaaaay to goooooooooooooo).

These our the guidelines for our blog:
How to Comment:

  1. Start with a salutation:  "Dear ______,"
  2. Begin comment with a compliment!
  3. Ask a question or comment about the post.
  4. Write in full, complete sentences.
  5. Proof-read your comment before you send!
  6. Don't reveal personal information that isn't stated in the guidelines.
  7. Be nice - think who your audience is and put yourself in their spots.

    5 comments:

    1. Dear Mrs. Gambino's Class,

      What a wonderful way to learn how to embrace new technology and have fun doing it! Remember, with new abilities comes new responsibilities. I look forward to reading all of your posts. Have a great day – spring and warm weather are right around the corner!!!

      (Dawn E, parent of Avery E)

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    2. Great post..It’s so true. They do need to learn step by step how to comment in an appropriate manner. I have learned the hard way...if you don't show them and have the practice all you get is, "this is so so so cool."
      Mrs.Seegert

      http://seegert.blogspot.com/

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    3. Hi Mrs. Allen and class!
      My class is learning that they LOVE having visitors on their blogs! We are also learning that without a proper comment there is no reason to respond. When someone actually has substance in their blog comment we can either respond to their comment or visit their blog and leave a comment! We love getting your comments and then replying to them and we are looking forward to visiting you when you get your own blogs!

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    4. This is a great post, Theresa. A lot of adult experienced bloggers would benefit from this. You and your class are doing a wonderful job.

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    5. Thank you for your responses! I hope my own students continue to comment properly as they go down the road to teenage and adulthood years!

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