ZIS Learning

Blogs

Posted on: October 10, 2008

A blog is a customizable website that is designed to have regular postings of information. At the basic level, blogs can be used in education to communicate teacher ideas or for collaborative activities with students.

Here is a list of some of the common blogs sites used by educators. Sign up and set up are relatively simple and easy.

WordPress

Edublogs

Learnerblogs

Podbean

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13 Responses to "Blogs"

What is a wiki?

How do you create a blog?

I’d really like to know how a blog could be used in a classroom situation.

Hello, the holidays start today. Hurrah!

Blogtastic!!! What next?

what are the advantages of a blog compared to a wiki?

Are we encouraged to to use a blog for classroom discussion or should we use a Zoodle forum because it is a protected sight?

Should I do a Principal’s blog – would any one read it – what advantages does it have over email?

What is the difference between a blog and a wiki?

Blogs for the Sports Teams is a really good idea, until players start to critisise each other!!

Blogs appear to be multi-media friendly. What else can you add to a blog post?

Is using a blog more effective than using similar tools available in Moodle?

The only problem I foresee with a blog is that I do not have anything interesting enough to write about that others might wish to read. Maybe that’s where students come in…I can force them to read my posts!

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