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Overview

  • Wordpress is an open source software that can be used to create complex web sites and blogs. An advantage over other blog sites is that users can create multiple blogs/websites using templates and 1000's of plugins. Great website host!!!. Click here the see recently created educational technology blog with word press. www.edutech20.com

Fear Factor

  • Moderate

Grade Level

  • 4 to 12

Tutorials



Applications (How can teachers and students use this educational technology?)

  • Organize you class content on a blog (class notes, links to extentions of learning, important announcements, homework)
  • Have students present research material on a blog, have them teach one another
  • Create an audience of family and friends to read an online newsletter or newspaper that your students have created
  • Have students embed powerpoints, videos, text and other media to create an online learning tool in any subject that appeals to all types of learners
  • Set up a google reader account and recieve blog posts from education experts - easy professional development

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