Tips & Resources

Share Your Advice on “Must-Have” Widgets for Class and Student Blogs

Deciding which widgets to add to your blog sidebar is hard!  There is just TOO much choice… So when Chrissy asked for advice on any “must-haves” widgets to include on her students new Room202’s class blog I thought this is an excellent opportunity for us to share ideas to help make the task of choosing…

Learning Together and The Interactive Whiteboards Challenge!

Do you use an Interactive Whiteboard (IWB)? Are you interested in exploring new ways of getting more out of using your IWB? Why not join the Interactive Whiteboard Challenge to collaborate with other educators to improve your IWB skills while participating in discussion about how they can best be used. (Photo used with permission from…

Using Online Polls On Blogs

Do you use polls on your blog? I’ve never! And yet occasionally I’ll add my vote to an online poll but I’ve never taken the time to consider why bloggers use them on their blogs. Why Bloggers Use Polls Darren Rowse is an example of a blogger who regularly uses polls effectively on his blog,…

Writing Blog Posts On Mobile Devices

I absolutely love being given challenges. So was totally pleased when Alice Mercer sent me a message in twitter asking how to write blog posts to her Edublogs blog using her mobile phone. Fortunately I had lots of ideas on “how to” but I hadn’t gotten around to testing them. Posterous.com My first thought was…