A sampling of teacher and instructional-technology Web logs for becoming familiarized with K-12 blogging:
• Weblogg-ed by Will Richardson, Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Flemington, N.J.
• Edublog Insights by Anne P. Davis, in the information-technology division at Georgia State University’s college of education, in Atlanta.
• Educational Weblogs by Albert Delgado, a teacher at Chicago’s Whittier Elementary School.
• Blog of Proximal Development by Konrad Glogowski, Fern Hill School, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Selected classroom blogs:
• BlogWrite by students at J.H. House Elementary School in Conyers, Ga.
• Excellence and Imagination by students of Clarence Fisher, the Joseph H. Kerr School, Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada.
• This Digital Life written by Web-design students of Matthew J. Clausen at Willard Alternative High School, Missoula, Mont.
• AP Calculus AB by students of Darren Kuropatwa, Daniel McIntyre Collegiate School, Manitoba, Canada.
• English Literature 12 by James M. Nelson, Duncan Christian School in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Web sites geared toward classroom blogging:
• Weblogger.com, a popular K-12 blog-hosting service using Manila content-management software.
• Learnerblogs.org by James Farmer, a college lecturer and online education consultant in Melbourne, Australia.
• Classblogmeister.com, by David Warlick, the Landmark Project, a Web development/consulting firm in Raleigh, N.C.
• SchoolBlog by ePALS Classroom Exchange Inc. in Easton, Conn.
• Movable Type by Six Apart Ltd., in San Francisco, Calif.
Sites that provide blogging tools:
• To add photos: www. flickr.com
• To add bookmarks: http://del.icio.us
• To combine all Web content on one page: www.SuprGlu.com
• To subscribe, via Really Simple Syndication, to other blogs: www.bloglines.com
Vol. 25, Issue 15, Page 17Published in Print: December 14, 2005, as Blog Basics