Blogging Guidelines

Blog Post Checklist
Please review each of the following before submitting a blog post. It would also be a good idea to have a blog partner review your work before posting.

Only post things that you would want everyone (in school, at home, in other countries) to know.
§ Ask yourself: Is this something I want everyone to see?
Do not share personal information.
§ Ask yourself: Could someone find me (in real life) based on this information?
Think before you post.
§ Ask yourself: What could be the consequences of this post?
Know who you’re communicating with.
§ Ask yourself: Who is going to look at this, and how are they going to interpret my words?
Consider your audience and that you’re representing Irving Elementary School.
§ Ask yourself: Do I have a good reason/purpose to do this?
Know how to give constructive feedback.
§ Ask yourself: What will I cause by writing this post?
Treat other people the way you want to be treated.
§ Ask yourself: Would I want someone to say this to me?
Use appropriate language and proper grammar and spelling.
§ Ask yourself: Would I want this post to be graded for proper grammar and spelling? Once you submit a comment, it cannot be changed.
Only post information that you can verify is true (no gossiping).
§ Ask yourself: Is this inappropriate, immature or bullying?
Anytime you use media from another source, be sure to properly cite the creator of the original work.
§ Ask yourself: Who is the original creator of this work?