Kayla Hudson, Gabe Pullin, Kim Gunnell
O Tumblr is a free blogging website in which
members can interact through pictures,
videos, and text.
O Members can respond to each other’s
posts in real time all over the world.
O Membership is free and users engage in
educational and recreational conversation.
This is the Tumblr dash. Interesting posts from the
people who you follow will show up on here and
you can scroll through.
This is where you can choose what to post on your blog. This
bar is located at the top of your dash next to your icon. Click
your chosen field and post!
Tumblr in Education
O Tumblr can be used in Art and English
classes. Students can post and comment
critiques on each other’s artwork created
inside the class.
O In English classes, Tumblr can be used to
write combined stories with many different
authors in the posts on the site, and they can
follow each other. Tumblr can be used to
discuss the five senses, psychology, write
group speeches, and discuss monetary
Pros and Cons of using Tumblr
in the Classroom
O Pros: All of the students can follow each
other and discuss assignments outside of
class, teachers can monitor the posts and
make sure the students are
communicating regularly about only the
O Cons: Tumblr is not filtered and
inappropriate content could be found
easily, monitoring the blogs would take up
time and energy.