A great blog post consists of many things. When you talk about blogging, most people think of writing posts.
This is correct but you can add many other things to make a great blog post. Like photos, videos, charts, clip arts, audios, etc.
These days some teachers use blog-space to post homework assignments or communicate with parents about things of interest that are happening in the class.
A great blog post can contain all the things mentioned above. There are a few things which generally one might ignore that are important and will reveal your child’s personality and also add to the important topic.
Title: Give a catchy title, but a relevant one.
Author Profile: There is an option to write about the author in all the blogging interfaces. Make sure to write about yourself but do not to give out any details that would allow the reader to trace you or your home address, real name etc.
Categories and Table of Contents: It is important to divide the blog into various sections.
Photos: It is good to insert pictures related to your blog. But avoid personal or family photos. You can download free photos at Stock Xchnge.
Videos: There are various sites which also share videos through blogging. Videos can be used to make a blog interactive and more advanced. The most popular site is YouTube. Another one is Vimeo. Here is a list of the top 10 video share websites.
Charts: When blogging on an educational topic, kids can relate the topic with relevant charts and make a good impression. Chart Gizmo is also very popular and there are also lessons available to learn how to use it. If these are too difficult to use, there are sites designed to help kids create charts.
Music: It can be added the same as videos and makes your blog come alive! Learn a real easy way to add music to your blog.
Clip Art: One can add useful and humorous clip art to share a message. Be careful because although they usually are good sites, some you may have to pay for while others like Classroom Clipart and Web Clip Art are available free on the net.