Edublogs, Blogger, WordPress.com and KidBlog – Which should you use?

As you know I read Free Tech for Teachers and I saw this post that Richard wrote about recommending two blogging platforms for teachers. I got to thinking that there are other options out there and in my opinion better options! In his post he recommends EduBlogs and Blogger. So let’s get Blogger out of […]

Bloggers I read – Patrick

image source: http://www.folioclick.com/img/woman_laptop.png Alright boys and girls. As promised this is the first post of many from our podcasting panel that talks about what blogs we read, why we read them and where to find them. We all agree that you will find valuable information that pertains to your teaching practices. Of course they can […]

Blogger-How to set up your class blog – THE VIDEO!

Yet another video that will help you get your class blog off the ground. This video will show you exactly how easy it is to set up your blog with blogger.com. Just follow these quick steps and your class blog will be up and running. Hope you have as much fun blogging with your class […]

Blogger – How to set up your class blog

Setting up your class blog with blogger.com is a breeze. There is potentially one thing that could cause problems, but I will get to that after the break. Blogger is the second most popular blog platform in the world (after wordpress). Thanks to its ease of use and very visual and easy to navigate settings. […]

Episode 153 – Go for Gold

Tony and Patrick are back for another great post. We all wish Tony a quick recovery with his knee surgery. Check out the talking points below. As always please subscribe to us on iTunes or your favorite podcasting app. Tony’s knee surgery http://www.davincisurgery.com/da-vinci-surgery/da-vinci-surgical-system/ Apple’s MacBook Pro recall Battery Recall https://www.apple.com/support/13inch-macbookpro-battery-replacement/ Keyboard https://apple.slashdot.org/story/17/10/18/1530202/maybe-its-a-piece-of-dust Google Forms & […]

Google Apps for Education – Privacy vs Services

Recently I read an article in the NY Times titled How Google Took Over the Classroom by Natasha Singer. It is a good article that talks about how G Suite for Education (formerly Google Apps for Education) has risen, very quickly and to great prominence in schools in America. You should read it! One point in the article is […]

The BBC has no idea what Facebook, bad language, or hacking is, but they do know how to get PWND.

I posted the video separately so it would be easy for mobile users.  If you have not watched it, watch it here. Who is Jeff Jarvis? Well he is a professor at a major university, an author, a blogger, and someone who believes that being PUBLIC is better than being PRIVATE. I know this because […]

Summer time = blog reflection time

Well I love me some summer vacation. It is usually the same routine every year. I kick back and relax for about a week not doing a whole lot and then must start thinking about school. I can’t help it. I love this time, because instead of looking to the next school year I always […]