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You might have read about the benefits of blogging, or admired what others are doing with their class blogs, but have no idea where to start?

If you’re brand new to blogging, this guide is for you.

What Is A Blog?

First, check out this video that describes what exactly a blog is and how it works.


The next step if you’re blogging with students is to make sure you have all the permission you need. This post will help. It outlines a three step process we recommend and includes sample notes you can use too.

Starting Your Blog

This new 15 minute video tutorial walks you through setting up your blog. It’s like a quick start guide to get you going if you’re totally new to blogging.

Want to go over some of the topics covered in this video again, or in more depth?

Here are the links to the specific written tutorials.

Note About CampusPress

Before signing up with Edublogs, you might want to check if your district or state already has a CampusPress subscription. This is Edublogs with your school’s own branding and some premium features.

If your school or district does have a CampusPress subscription, instead of going to edublogs.org to get your blog, head straight to your CampusPress site.

Help And Support

Now it’s time to explore our help and support site further. This is the place where you can find everything you need to know about setting up and customizing your blog.

Make yourself familiar with the search function and the user guides.

Image of user guideNote: All the Edublogs help resources also apply to CampusPress blogs.

Further Reading

Contact Us

Need more help? You can email our support team any time. 


It can sometimes feel overwhelming to look at established blogs with lots of content and attractive features. Comparison paralysis or fear of imperfection is common when starting something new. Please don’t worry!

At the end of the day, the best way to learn is to start. Your first blog posts probably won’t be perfect but that doesn’t matter. Demonstrating to your students that you too are a learner and willing to give new things a go is an excellent trait.

So it’s time to jump in and start blogging. Have fun!

Please comment and let us know if you found these resources helpful or if there is anything else that would be beneficial to help you start blogging.

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About Kathleen Morris

I am a primary school teacher and mum of two from Victoria, Australia. I write about blogging, global collaboration and technology integration on kathleenamorris.com Connect with me on Twitter @kathleen_morris


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  1. I’m new to blogging as well. Thank you for all the tips! They will come in handy!

    • frenziedhomeschool
    • So glad to hear this! 🙂

      • Kathleen Morris
  2. nice video

  3. Hi,
    Your post was very helpful. Thank you for making this post, and for adding the video. I was feeling overwhelmed, but your post help me. Thank you!

    • That’s great to hear! Just start small. Before long you’ll be amazed at how much you’ve learnt.

      • Kathleen Morris
  4. Kathleen, my blogs get no comments. It would be an honor if you could comment or get other people to go to my blogs. Thank you.

    • scienceprojects
    • Hi there,
      Unfortunately your blog won’t load for me. Is the address still https://elementarysciencefair.com/?
      The Student Blogging Challenge begins in about 6 weeks! If you have permission from your parents/teacher be sure to sign up. It’s a great way to find a community of student bloggers to connect with. This is the website address and you’ll be able to sign up next month. 🙂

      • Kathleen Morris