Blogging & Netcasting Workshop

Below is the virtual handout for any blogging or podcasting netcasting workshops that I may happen to give from time to time. I have them formatted so that if you really want to print them out you’ll still be able to tell where each link leads.

Blogs & Podcasts Netcasts in Education

PowerPoint Presentation File

The Basics: (Use these sites to learn more about the basics of edu-blogging.)

“Must Read” Blogs: (I read a lot more than this, but these are the “big 3.”)

Great Student Blogs:

Blog for free with: (These services are used by teachers around the world!)

  • Class Blogmeister: http://classblogmeister.com/ (The safest for students.)
  • Blogger: http://www.blogger.com/ (Most customizable.)
  • EduBlogs: http://edublogs.org/ (Great for teachers.)
  • VOX: http://www.vox.com/ (Blog, file hosting, and good privacy control.)
  • WordPress: http://wordpress.com/ (Like EduBlogs, but for anyone.)

Keep track of blogs with: (My favorite tools for checking blogs – and more!)

  • Bloglines: http://www.bloglines.com/ (Checks blogs for updates for you.)
  • Hitchhikr: http://hitchhikr.com/ (See who’s blogging about a conference.)
  • Technorati: http://www.technorati.com/ (See who’s writing about you.)

Find edu- podcasts netcasts with:

  • EPN Web: http://epnweb.org/
  • iTunes: http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

Create free podcasts netcasts with:

  • Audacity: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Free podcast netcast hosting with:

Free photo hosting with: