We’re getting down to crunch time. The big prizes will be announced next week, but for now, intrinsic motivation will have to do! For today’s challenge, you’ll need to create your own blog, using the site Posterous.com. Now, before you click back to the Cartoon Network site just yet, hear me out for a second. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'blog'
April 17, 2009 · 19 Comments · 21st Century Skills, BISD 12 Second Tech Challenge, Blogging, Educational technology
February 9, 2009 · No Comments · Blogging, Educational technology, Web Tools
When I first read about the blogging site Posterous, I will admit that I was not overly excited. The site allows users to create blog posts by simply sending email messages to email@example.com (Try it–the site will automatically create a page for you with your first email.). Certainly easy enough, but not particularly exciting. After [...]
January 16, 2009 · No Comments · Blogging
I just activated a new plugin that will better facilitate our conversations by creating threaded comments. This means you can reply to comments left by other users, and they will list them underneath the original replies. Hopefully, this will be yet another way to make our conversations more engaging and powerful. Thanks to the folks [...]
January 14, 2009 · No Comments · Blogging
Just wanted to make everyone aware that the blog can now be accessed via the original URL or at my new address, http://mossfreestone.com. I wanted something a bit simpler and easier to remember–hope I’ve accomplished that!
July 4, 2008 · 2 Comments · Blogging, Educational technology, implementation, Web Tools
I finally was successful at uploading a video of some interviews I conducted this spring with students who published their writing to a class blog this year. In just six months, the students’ blog had over 1,000 visitors from six continents! What an effective way to motivate our students to write! The blog also includes [...]
March 11, 2008 · 3 Comments · Bookmarking, images/video, Online Office Tools, podcasting, Web Tools
For any educators out there who like the idea of Web 2.0 and recognize its importance, but are too intimidated or otherwise reluctant to dive right in, I offer the following list of 5 things to try first. I think these tools will give you an idea of how simple it is to create online [...]
February 19, 2008 · No Comments · Blogging, Web Tools
Just a heads up for other Edublogs users–be sure to check out the new Clustrmaps widget. No more copying/pasting code. Now you just enter a couple of lines of information, such as your site’s URL, agree to the terms, and your Clustrmap is set. Clustrmaps are a great, visual way to demonstrate the global impact [...]