Geotagging is the art and science of adding geographic information to stuff on the net. It’s interesting for teachers because it gives you a way to show your students who is reading their work published on the internet. Or, at least, where they’re from.
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4 quick and easy ways to set up a classroom website, an educational blog (edublog), or even a school website.
Update #3 (Feb 2011): We’ve created a new website to help teachers make better looking class websites: edublogs.ca
Update #2 (Dec 2009): Why we’re thinking about leaving Bluehost. (We still love WordPress, mind you…)
Update #1 (Sep 2009): We’re still using WordPress and BlueHost to run our classroom website.
We created a free ebook with step-by-step instructions on how to create a classroom blog, educational blog or school website using WordPress, but don’t bother reading it.
You can still download it below, but the quickest and easiest way to install WordPress is by using a web host that offers Simple Scripts: you can readÂ step-by-step instructions to set up WordPress or you can watch a video tutorial on installing WordPress.
- Download our Free eBook with step-by-step instructions to start a class blog using WordPress: [download#1#image]
Heard some of the reasons why teachers are bringing blogs into their classrooms? Want to start an educational blog, but not sure how to do it?
Well, you have several options, depending on how comfortable you are with technology:
- Use your school website
- Use an online educational community
- Ontario Blogs
- Use a free blog service
- Use a self-hosted website
- Problems with using a free service to run your classroom blog
This post will give you an overview of how to start your classroom blog. When you’re ready to actually set up your classroom blog, download our step-by-step instructions to get your classroom blog set up.
NEW: You might be interested in setting up an online literature circle for your classroom. Read this post for more information.
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