HOW TO START A BLOG

AN ELECTRONIC HANDOUT

My presentation is about using blogs in English class, however, if you are considering to start out your own blog. Here are some interesting links for you.

YOU CAN USE DIFFERENT WEB HOSTS

My blog is hosted at BLOGGER:


Here are two videos with essential instructions for Blogger.com:

1 - starting out:







Another web host is WORDPRESS:





Here’s a video with instructions for Wordpress.com:


How To Start a Blog from We Are Visible on Vimeo.

You can also have a look at http://edublogs.org.


FURTHER ADVICE

You can also visit Penelope Trunk’s blog

If you want to see a video with further advice about your blog, just watch this one:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywHqFgUbYDs


FURTHER ISSUES

If you are concerned about copyright issues, have a look at Creative Commons





If you want to get into Google-docs, you can watch this:


A clear presentation about Google-forms like the one I used in “Scotland’s Graffiti Castle”, just watch this:


And if you have 10 extra minutes, watch this interesting video about using Google apps for education.