Reasons for using Photoblogs
• Easy to use
• Increases digital literacy
• Can be used to provide differentiation
• Expands the virtual classroom
• Provides space for collaboration and discussion
• Resource for students and parents
• Engaging for students
• Access to technology
o Multiple methods to upload
o Use settings to restrict access
o Save student posts as drafts to review
• School Policy
o Homework Assignment
Our use of Photoblogging-- Application
Geometry class: Have students post pictures of quadrilaterals
around their homes and comment about the properties of the
quadrilateral. This is used as a review for the test on
Environmental Science: Students will take pictures of
objects in their homes that waste water and post a comment
explaining how that object wastes water and what can be done
to reduce water waste.
Step 1: Create a Blog.
Go to www.blogger.com to create your blog.
If you do not have a gmail account, create an account to use.
Step 2: Name Your Blog
Create your blog title and blog address.
Step 3: Adjust your settings
Email and Mobile settings are important for this project.
Step 4: Post
Start with welcome page and blogging rules.
Ways to Post Images- Photoblogging
1. Multimedia Message
• Capture image using cell phone camera
• Upload photo into picture message
• Send picture to email posting address
2. Email attachment
• Capture image using digital camera or screenshot
• Attach picture file to email
• Send email to the email posting address
Your task as Geometry students...
• With a partner, find a quadrilateral and take a
picture using your cell phone. (5 minutes)
• Send the picture to
• Next go to the blog,
comment on your picture.
o In your comment, include your name and the
name of the quadrilateral.
• Photoblogging is an easy and effective way to
incorporate technology and mobile learning into
• Photoblogs are great for tasks involving real-life
applications of concepts taught in schools