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Bloggers Support Group

The purpose of this group is to provide a place for new, intermediate and veteran bloggers to discuss best practices for blogging as well as to provide tips and resources for making a better blog.

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Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2013

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Tell Us Where You Blog!

Started by Mary Beth Hertz. Last reply by Debra Collett Aug 16, 2012. 147 Replies

Use this discussion forum to give us a link to your blog and what the main focus of your blog is. You can also add what you teach and where you teach so others who share a common role can connect…Continue

Tags: PLN, networking, blogs

Guest Education Blog Posts Wanted!

Started by Thomas Whitby Jul 27, 2012. 0 Replies

I have recently been placed in a position as Contributing Editor for SmartBrief’s Smartblog for Education. My…Continue

Help with blogging

Started by Michelle. Last reply by Miss L Jan 20, 2012. 3 Replies

I started my first blog less then a week ago ( and I am needing some help…Continue

Tags: pinterest

Blogmeister help!

Started by Janice Haraz Apr 25, 2011. 0 Replies

Carol Mellott at Palmyra Middle School and I are working on a collaborative blogging project with our students and we are encountering some issues that we need to resolve.  Any Blogmeister veterans…Continue

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Comment by Shirley Miller on October 9, 2010 at 9:44am
Though I've used ning and wiki with my classes, this is my first time to use a blog. I'm using blogger/blogspot and I'm wondering if there is a way to put student posts in categories. Maybe a folder for each week's responses? I've been putting up discussion questions as "pages" can the responses some how be connected by page? I've also noticed that student responses don't show up on their profile page. Is this standard?
Comment by MAYUS CHAVEZ on October 8, 2010 at 3:41pm
Our children have been blogging for 4 years through our website, as a way to share learning with our Sister schools in Canada. Jules Verne School (Mexico) and Chimney Hills - Erma Stephenson (Canada) find blogging the best tool to for working together going far beyond our school walls.
Comment by Beatriz Lupiano on April 20, 2010 at 12:13am
@Anne: You can print the screen (using the key above delete) and then paste and treat it like any picture -however, Wordle explicitly says you need to link it back to them, so just to be on the safe side, I'd paste the link as well (even if it's not working as a hyperlink). You can also try another word cloud generator, like tagxedo or worditout.

Hope this helps
Comment by Anne Beninghof on April 19, 2010 at 8:25pm
Check out my blog in honor of Earth
Comment by Anne Beninghof on April 19, 2010 at 8:23pm
Does anyone know if there is a way to copy a Wordle creation into a document or powerpoint slide without needing an internet link?
Comment by Mary Beth Hertz on March 21, 2010 at 7:54pm
@Joan: thanks for joining! I hope you find the group helpful!
Comment by Joan Young ( aka mancini) on January 31, 2010 at 4:20pm
I am so happy to have found this group Mary Beth! I feel like a newbie at blogging though I have been blogging for at least a year. Thanks for providing a group for bloggers to connect and support each other.
Comment by Mary Beth Hertz on December 6, 2009 at 1:29am
The conference went great! Eventually I'll do a blog post about it. Since they're on summer break we just did a quick 'getting to know you' type session for about 45 min. We had the kids research where the other students lived so we could quiz each other and share what we had found.
Comment by Karla Duff on December 5, 2009 at 10:23pm
How did the conference work? Fill me in on your process?
Comment by Mary Beth Hertz on November 27, 2009 at 1:19pm
What a neat project, Karla! I am doing a video conference with a class in Peru on Monday, so I definitely know how a flip cam will help make your project more exciting and engaging.

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