WG Things is designed after “Learning 2.0 ~ 23 Things” developed and by Helene Blowers, Technology Director of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County NC. Helen was inspired by Stephen Abram's article, “43 Things I (or You) might want to do this year” (Information Outlook - Feb 2006) and the website “43Things”.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Week 2: Blogging

4.  There are a number of free online blog hosting services available.  I've focused on three options below:

This program was built within Blogger, another wonderful Google product.  Click here for a quick, easy tour of Blogger and to get started. is a great tool for students in your classroom to use.  This site is NOT blocked by our district filters.  Click here to Learn in 5 minutes or less.

Edublogs is another service developed for teachers and classrooms.  Click here for a short tutorial on How to Sign Up for Edublog.

5.  Pick a blog service and create an account.  Consider the videos you watched week one.  Share your thoughts ~ add your first post

6.  Register your blog and connect to your colleagues.  Do you think you will use blogs in your classroom?  Share your response ~ add another post. 

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