Embedding videos from Google Photo into posts

Google Photos is my favorite photo and video sharing/storage service but it can be frustrating when you want to embed Google Photos videos into posts without uploading them to YouTube!

This post provides step by step instructions on hot to embed videos from Google photo into posts using Google Drive.

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What do you want to know about blogging with students?

I’m facilitating a session of blogging with students for ECAWA 2016 State Conference with Brette Lockyer and Michael Graffin on Saturday June 25 and we would love your help! Tell us what you would like to know about student blogging and share your blogging tips.

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Edublogs Plugins? Your Questions Answered

Plugins can be very personal depending on the type of site you’re developing however I thought others would be interested in the plugins we use on Edublogs and our CampusPress networks.

This is a summary of the plugins we provide for our users on Edublogs and our CampusPress networks as well as insight into the process we use when looking for new plugins.

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Learning by blogging: My Gardening Adventures

Blogging is an important part of how I learn. The process of sharing information in posts helps me reflect deeper, document information I want to refer back to and provide a mechanism for others to provide input into aspects I hadn’t considered.

The purpose of this post is to reflect on my veggie patch progress. While the topic mightn’t necessarily be of interest — you might find it helpful to observe how someone like me uses blogging for learning and why it is important to encourage students to not only blog for school but allow them to blog about their passions.

It’s also important to blog about what you’re passionate about , and what interests you.

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Digital Curation: Putting the Pieces Together

Through digital curation we collect, manage and collate the best, most relevant content, on a specific topic or theme, for ourselves and share with others. Using tools like Scoop.it, Pinterest, Diigo and Livebinders educators collect the best resources to put them into context with organisation, annotation and presentation.

This post is a summary of the ideas. tips and resources shared during my presentation for the 2013 Reform Symposium e-Conference on digital curation.

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