Tag Archives: Embeds

Displaying a badge on a blog

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Open Badge project set up by the Mozilla Foundation. It’s a project that I think has enormous potential in education but it’s very much in the developmental stage. Put simply, an Open Badge is a badge that you display on a website or blog or wherever that […]

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How to add a Revolver Maps Widget to your Blog

Having a social widget which tells children how many people are reading their blog is one of the most important features of any class blog. This short video shows you how to do add one of the most popular widgets: the Revolvermaps spinning globe from http://revolvermaps.com

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Posting a YouTube video to a WordPress blog

At the request of new Creative Bloggers, Athersley South primary school I trawled through the archive of my blogposts to find the instructions on embedding YouTube videos. I found the post and realised that I wrote it in 2007 so it was in dire need of updating. Here is version 2:   How to add […]

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A neat little tool for Pictographs

Those clever folk over at Primary Technology have just released a neat little tool for drawing pictographs. It could hardly be simpler to use and you can embed the results in a blog like so (apologies for the obvious footballing bias displayed). What’s really clever is that it will actually work when embedded in your […]

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Adding a picture while logged in as a contributor

The contributor role is one that most children are assigned by their teachers when using WordPress. The reason is simple, it’s secure. We’ve made it more secure by writing a special plugin along with Primary Blogger to ensure that children can’t see unmoderated comments (which they can in WordPress.com). However, a limitation of the contributor […]

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