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Shaving Pounds & Toning Up in 30 Days

This evening I noticed a post by Collete at Edtech VISION about Steve Dembo’s 30 Days to Being a Better Blogger challenge.  I have to admit I am intrigued.  Steve’s using tips and tricks from Problogger’s 31 Days to Building a Better Blog reworked for edtech blogs.  Over the past few months Problogger has become […]

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My Classroom Blogging History

Over the weekend Lisa sent me a link to an article from THE Journal about the Dos and Don’ts of Classroom Blogging. There are a few things I don’t completely agree with (like some free blogging sites such as Blogger or Edublogs can work well), but over all it makes a few great points. It […]

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Blogging Goes Mainstream…Even in Modesto

I woke up this morning and saw this advertisement in our local paper, the Modesto Bee. Apparently, blogging has gone so mainstream that even our local paper (not always known for being tech savvy) is hosting a class for readers on how to blog. I find this very interesting. I have always thought that the […]

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We’re Back!

Well, as you can see JoeWoodOnline has a new look and format. We’ve made the big move to WordPress! About 24 hours ago, after spending two hours on the phone with GoDaddy technical support, I was seriously questioning my sanity. Earlier over Thanksgiving weekend I decided to take the plunge and switch my blog from […]

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Blogging & Students

When I saw this post on Clarence Fisher’s blog it reminded me how powerful blogging can be when it is used by students. When I was a student I was a very reluctant writer. Actually, I hated writing. To me it was the most boring and tedious task and no matter what I wrote, it […]

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Iraqi Blogger Round Up

I saw this story on the BBC News Headlines this afternoon. I am not completely sure why the story showed up today. Perhaps there is something wrong with their RSS feed. While the story is from May, it reminded me of the power blogging has for connecting people through personal stories. Last summer during the […]

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Blogging and Learning

Ever thought about blogging with your students, but you have no idea what to do or what you should even blog about? So often we ask our students to write on paper about a topic which does not interest them. Granted many of these topics are standards-related and there is no way to avoid them, […]

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