Blogging 101

Getting Started

How (And Why) Teachers Should Blog – Nice short introduction to some of the educational benefits of blogging.

14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging – Good checklist to get you started with classroom blogging.

26 Types of Blog Posts – Don’t know what to write about? Try one of these.

Upgrading Blogs Through Lens of SAMR – Don’t settle for using blogs as an electronic notebook….use them to transform teaching and learning!

Connecting with Others

52 Education Blogs You Should Follow – Reading and sharing on other blogs is a great way to get comfortable, build connections, and stay motivated to keep writing your own.

30 Incredible Blogs Written By Students – Check out some student blog samples.

Quadblogging! – Partner with three other classrooms to read blogs and share comments. Great way for students to stay motivated and build their blogging skills.

Making your Own Blog

Edublogs: Getting started – Introductory series of videos to help you create your own Edublog.

Edublogs:next steps – Edublogs tutorial videos for intermediate skills (e.g., links, tags, media, etc.)

Edublogs User Guide – The official Edublogs User Guide – everything you need in one spot!

Edublogs Teacher Challenge – Not sure where to start? The Edublogs Teacher Challenge is made up of free professional learning courses where educators are stepped through weekly tasks that increase their skills while being supported by mentors.

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