Tag Archives: Flickr

How to build a really smart blog – notes from SpeedLearn Denton

Through the use of web services such as IFTTT you can make the process of managing a class blog really simple. By uploading images and video to the cloud through apps on your mobile device you can automatically post these to your blog by connecting the various service with plugins and applets. If that sounds […]

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What happens when schools infringe copyright

Update 22nd August 2014: during the summer holidays I’ve been made aware of two more schools being contacted by Getty Images for infringement of copyright. Their supercomputer is busy, and it never sleeps! My first experience of the law in relation to copyright happened about 8 years ago as a classroom teacher. My class were […]

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Blogging with Flickr – some resources

Flickr is the powerful photo hosting platform that boast some 4 billion community submitted images in its library. This huge size, coupled with the functionality it affords makes Flickr a really powerful tool to add to your blogging armoury. From a school’s point of view its chief attractions are: Children can embed images from Flickr […]

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Unleash the Power of Flickr

How often have you been on a school trip, taken a load of photos on a digital camera, downloaded them onto the school’s fileserver only for them never to see the light of day again? Next time you go on a trip imagine using a mobile device to take the pictures and while you’re doing […]

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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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