Welcome to our blog about the Transition Year in St Wolstans Community School, Celbridge, Co Kildare. Here you will read all about what happens in Transition Year. You will get a good idea of how busy our year is!
Follow individual student blogs as well and see how they are getting on.

All contributions come from the students themselves and the TY Coordinator.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

The Student Blog Challenge

Well done to Siobhan and Aisling B for entering the Student blog challenge. I'm delighted. I see their blogs have been visited by a teacher from New Zealand already. Good luck girls.

Anyone else want to join them??? Find out more info here.

Register your blog here.

What will the challenges involve?

Below is a list of what students had the chance to do in ten weeks in a previous challenge:

Write blog posts:

* why did you join the challenge
* write a post for BAD on climate change
* favourite interests
* favourite holidays or countries to visit
* storytelling using images
* how to write a post that invites comments
* favourite blogs you visit
* Edublogger competition post
* what did you learn from other bloggers
* about a positive digital footprint
* a challenge post for the international student blog


* count three out activity
* own commenting guidelines
* comparing comments
* replying to comments
* commenting habits after eight weeks of the challenge
* visit posts from overseas students and classes to leave comments
* visit Lonely Planet blog to leave comments on a post

Non written posts:

* comic
* quiz
* poll
* images only
* using embed code for links in comments and widgets

Blog presentation:

* create avatar
* about page
* translation widget
* weather widget
* create blogroll
* add badges
* clustrmap
* using tags and categories