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Have your Blogs.mu cake – and eat it too!

Have your Blogs.mu cake – and eat it too!

People are now asking me about Blogs.mu in terms of school blogging programs so I’ve decided it’s better to clarify because most people won’t appreciate how very different Blogs.mu is from other hosted blogging solutions. But before I do it is important to point out, to ensure full disclosure, that I work for both Edublogs and Incsub (who own Blogs.mu). WordPress blog vs WordPress MU blogs When you sign up for a blog on Edublogs or WordPress.com what happens is…

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A New Journey Begins: Introducing The Edublogger!

A New Journey Begins: Introducing The Edublogger!

Finally I can shared some really cool and exciting news of my latest venture. A few weeks ago James Farmer, founder of Edublogs, approached me to ask if I was willing to be the editor of The Edublogger, a blog set up by Edublogs dedicated to helping educational bloggers with using emerging technologies in education, share their own experiences and promote the blogging medium. The concept was that I would keep doing the kind of stuff that I already do…

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These Are My Favourite Tools! What Are Yours?

These Are My Favourite Tools! What Are Yours?

Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher Blog) did an absolutely amazing post titled Best of the Web: My Most Useful Tools where she shares her most useful websites/tools with her readers — READ IT — I found gems in her post that I had not tried [image by marie-ll] Vicki also encourages us all to take the time to share our most useful tools because we should be welcoming people new to using the Internet by sharing our tools — so…

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So, yer in Melbourne? Dinner? Want to Join Us?

So, yer in Melbourne? Dinner? Want to Join Us?

Well I had wanted to catch up with James Farmer (Edublogs founder) when I came to Melbourne but did not want to bug him as he is SO BUSY. So was incredibly pleased when he found out that I was here and sent me an email asking me if I wanted to catch up. Knowing James love of him with added speech bubbles I thought it was best to use images to write this post and invite those in Melbourne…

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Confused about which site to use for your blog?

Confused about which site to use for your blog?

If you have been struggling to decide which site you should use to host your blog I recommend you check out Edublogs. Edublogs has always been good, but since it turned 2 years old it became great! How do I know? Here some of the reasons for why I can say Edublogs is great: I have used other host blog hosts I read lots of blogs (refer to my list of Blogs I read) – so I do get to…

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

Darren at Drape’s Take did an excellent post today on Why Every Teacher Should Have A Google Account. This is a list of basic tools that I recommend to lecturers: Bookmarking Definitely a bookmarking site is a must. It is so great to be able to bookmark a website online that you can then view from any computer. I just love the fact that where ever I am I can go yes I remember reading an article on a particular…

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Tips for blogging with Edublogs

Tips for blogging with Edublogs

It has been a great week of tips and “how tos” for blogging with Edublogs. First John Pearce showed me how to make my posts more colourful by showing me how to access the advanced wysiwyg editor by clicking on the visual editor and pressing Alt+Shift+V (if you are using FireFox). Thanks John and yes I did copy your use of pretty colours. Check out his detailed instructions on his Colourful post. I also came across the great videos that…

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