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Introduction To Blogging Desire é Caskey [email_address]
What is a blog? <ul><li>According to Wikipedia : </li></ul><ul><li>(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog) </li></ul><ul><li>“...
Why Blog? <ul><li>Self-Expression (ie: artists) </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Publish (personal journals) </li></ul><ul><li>Share...
Self Expression:
Self-Publish:
Share Information or Advice:
Build Community:
Provide Entertainment:
Celebrity Bloggers
Anatomy of a Blog
Anatomy of a Blog
Anatomy of a Blog
Creating your own blog <ul><li>http://www.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.movabltype.org </li></ul><ul><li>http...
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
Creating a Classroom Blog <ul><li>Blogs specifically designed for K-12 classrooms: </li></ul><ul><li>ePals SchoolBlog  (fe...
More Blogs to Explore <ul><li>http://www.billingsgazette.net/info/?h/blogs/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sportsfrog.com/ <...
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  1. 1. Introduction To Blogging Desire é Caskey [email_address]
  2. 2. What is a blog? <ul><li>According to Wikipedia : </li></ul><ul><li>(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog) </li></ul><ul><li>“ A blog is a website that contains written material, links for photos being posted all the time, usually by one individual, on a personal basis. The term is a shortened form of weblog, although the latter term has since fallen into disuse.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Blog? <ul><li>Self-Expression (ie: artists) </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Publish (personal journals) </li></ul><ul><li>Share Information & Resources (financial advice) </li></ul><ul><li>Build Community (hurricane Katrina) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Promotions & Marketing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Self Expression:
  5. 5. Self-Publish:
  6. 6. Share Information or Advice:
  7. 7. Build Community:
  8. 8. Provide Entertainment:
  9. 9. Celebrity Bloggers
  10. 10. Anatomy of a Blog
  11. 11. Anatomy of a Blog
  12. 12. Anatomy of a Blog
  13. 13. Creating your own blog <ul><li>http://www.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.movabltype.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.radio.userland.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bloglines.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.typepad.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blognet.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.livejournal.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com </li></ul>
  14. 14. Blogger
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  18. 18. Creating a Classroom Blog <ul><li>Blogs specifically designed for K-12 classrooms: </li></ul><ul><li>ePals SchoolBlog (fee-based). </li></ul><ul><li>BlogMeister (free -- must e-mail for a pass code) </li></ul><ul><li>Gaggle.Net's Blog (free; includes a filter; will call to confirm you're an educator). </li></ul><ul><li>TIP: Using Blogs to Integrate Technology into the classroom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.glencoe.com/sec/teachingtoday/educationupclose.phtml/47 </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. More Blogs to Explore <ul><li>http://www.billingsgazette.net/info/?h/blogs/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sportsfrog.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.101cookbooks.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogcritics.org/ (about entertainment world) </li></ul><ul><li>http://realdirt.blogspot.com/ (gardening) </li></ul><ul><li>http://bloggingbaby.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.boingboing.net/ (current events) </li></ul><ul><li>http://powerlineblog.com/ (politics) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.prwatch.org (Media & Politics) </li></ul><ul><li>http://climateark.org/blog/ (climate change) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ipl.org/div/blogs/ (Internet Public Library) </li></ul>

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