Course files download If you have gone through all 10 parts of the Blogging for Teachers Course, well done! I hope it has helped you […]
There are so many resources online these days that cover just about every topic you can think of. Below is a list of sites that I found while researching material for this course.
Navigating this online culture requires some tact and knowledge of how people behave online. Knowing how teachers access and process information as compared to your students will help you as you blog to address the right audience the right way.
Think, before you start up your blog, who the audience is going to be. This is important because it will affect many aspects of your site.
Google AdSense is a free, simple way for website publishers of all sizes to earn money by displaying targeted Google ads on their websites.
Getting your blog known in the vast ‘web-o-sphere’ is the next big task for the budding blogger.
Starting a blog is easy. Keeping it going requires much more effort. It requires energy, time and constant passion and enthusiasm for your chosen topic/subject.
Some people tend to think that, when they create their blog, suddenly the whole world just pitch up and start reading it! Well, that’s not really true….at all.
Continuing on from Part 3a, this is the rest of the section on Using WordPress.
I have chosen to go with Wordpress.com as my service provider. It’s open-source and free to use. I have used WordPress for many years in a personal and professional capacity and find it to be one of the best platforms available for blogging and content management online.
There are two choices for the teacher here. Paid and free. Each have their own pros and cons. Below I cover both options. For this course, I will focus on creating a FREE blog so that anyone going through this course can put into practice the principles we will cover together.
You’ve heard about them, you’ve seen them, maybe your friend’s uncle’s brother’s nephew even has one and you know that now is the time you join the 21st century as a teacher. You need a blog!