Writing blog posts from mobile devices

I absolutely love being given challenges. So was totally pleased when Alice Mercer sent me a message in twitter asking if I could tell her how to write blog posts to Edublogs using her mobile phone. Fortunately I had lots of ideas about how I might do it so it was just a matter of…

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How to Blog an image from Flickr

How to Blog from Flickr, originally uploaded by Sue Waters. Adding images to posts can be time consuming. A quick option is to blog directly from Flickr. Not only can you quickly write the post but it also adds a image attribution To blog directly from Flickr you first need to configure your external blog…

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Finishing My Homework as The Comment Challenge Comes To An End

30 days has September, April, June and November. Today is 31st May which means the Comment Challenge is coming to an end. Trouble is I’m still trying hard to complete my homework and would love your help! Could you please share your “Top 5 lessons you learned from the Comment Challenge” — from anyone regardless…

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Can You Use Aids To Help Conversations?

Oh I just love it when someone shows me a cool tricks that makes life easier (and interesting)! So I’m very pleased Christy Tucker showed me how to do a Quick and Dirty Comment Analysis using aidRSS. More importantly aidRSS is actually designed to help people like Ann, Confessions of an Oversubscribed Reader, find the…

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Comment Challenge: Day 5 – 10

Sorry still trying to catch up on the Comment Challenge! While I’ve written my reflections for the Challenge for Day 1 – 10 on the same day I’ve broken it into two posts to make it more readable. Day 5: Comment on a Post You Disagree With Michele’s tasks for Day 5 was to comment…

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Comment Challenge: Days 1 – 4

Oh dear! I’m way behind in recording my reflections from the Comment Challenge so it’s time to play catch-up (apologies for the long post). But before I do I liked to thank Michele Martin for the excellent daily tasks she has created. Thanks Michele (you’re amazing)! Day 1: Do a Comment Self Audit Michele’s task…

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Getting Help With My Weight Problem!

Let’s be honest I need all the help I can get. My weight has crept up 🙁 . And like all woman I don’t like to feel fat! Thankfully I’ve got great friends in Christy Tucker and Christine Martell that decided to help me with my weight problem. Photo from Flickr photo uploaded on April…

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The Messy Aspects Of Blog Cleaning

Don’t you get frustrated with mess? I do! But I’ll procrastinate how I can clean up the mess until I can’t take it anymore. Only then will I take action. Today was my blog cleaning day! I’ve finished what I can but still not happy (are we ever totally happy with blog cleaning?). Anyway let…

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Share Your Blogging Experience & Tips For Participants From Open PD

Great news!!! I’ve been asked by Robin Ellis and Darren Draper to talk about blogging with educators participating in Open PD. Slight problem! Minor really — hardily worth mentioning but it’s at 5.00 am tomorrow morning my time (their local time of 5-6 pm US Eastern Time Zone on Wednesday April 9). Time for a…

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How to Embed ToonDoo comics in Edublog blogs as a scrollable flash

Yesterday, I checked out ToonDoo and created my first comic. Unfortunately I had a bit of a problem embedding it into my Edublog blog so the nice people from ToonDoo helped me out. Here are my instructions on how to do it so you can also enjoy the benefits of adding ToonDoo comics to your…

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