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A set of posts to help start the new school year on the right foot

Here are a number of blogposts that I have written that may provide some useful help in getting your blogs off and running efficiently this September. Admin Tasks Here is a full “end of year tasks” tutorial that will take you step by step through the process of setting up new class blogs, user accounts […]

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Making Sure Parents Get The Message

You may have set up a successful class blog. You might be using Quadblogging and Twitter to share your work with other schools and teachers, but you are finding parents, guardians and family less motivated to get engaged with your project, visit your blog and comment. The “Subscribe by Email” plugin is a very powerful […]

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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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Creating a set of logins for your class in WordPress

This is a long overdue post on how to create a set of class logins for your WordPress blog. At Creative Blogs we use the “Add New Users” plugin which allows you to create a set of 15 users at once making the job of adding a class set of logins a much quicker job. […]

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