And what is it good for.
- Tumblr is a free blogging tool that allows for easy blog creation.
- And most importantly gives you recourse to speak out as a consumer against giant corporations when you’ve been treated unfairly.
How to get started
- Design and Choose your setup and templates
- Choose a topic you want to blog about
Things it allows you to do
- Everything is very user friendly
- It allows for imbedding of pictures, websites, and video
- Includes free upload to the internet
- Includes email customer support and contact information by phone
- Allows RSS feeds and links to places like facebook etc
Integration into the Classroom
- This would make an excellent journaling tool
- Examples would include creating a classroom blog detailing what the kids are doing on a weekly basis and allowing parents to see what accomplishments the kids are making
- Individual blogs created by the students focusing on one area of school/education they are interested in.
- Assign them the task of creating a blog for their family
Other nice features
- It is great for novices (like me)
- It also allows to rewrite the HTML coding
- Allows access and uploads from macphone
- Allows creation of an audio post from your phone
- A dashboard widget can be installed to allow for instant blurb posting
- Here is a blog I created in about 3 hours time.