Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 26

Add Photo to KidBlog Post

Photos can be added to blog posts in different ways. In this post I’ll explain how to add a photo as a linked image on a free (and ad-free) KidBlog.org site. To reduce the amount of time students spend (and possibly waste) searching for Internet images to use in a blog post or other digital …

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Apr 16

Create a Free Classroom Photo Sandbox with Picasa

To successfully help students create different kinds of media products which represent their knowledge and skills in various content areas, teachers need to build a strong “virtual foundation” for digital learning inside and outside the classroom. The cornerstone of this digital foundation can be a moderated and interactive classroom blog. Another important corner is a …

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Apr 05

Save a TeacherTube Video Temporarily to Your Laptop

(cross-posted from Yukon PS Instructional FAQs) Sometimes as a teacher you need to download a video from a website for temporary use with your students. There are different reasons this can be important, and there are important copyright considerations to understand depending on the site hosting the video and the context of your use. In …

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Apr 04

Add a New User to a Classroom Blog on KidBlog.org

In this 3 minute screencast, Wesley Fryer explains the steps to add a new user to a free classroom blog on KidBlog.org. View more screencast tutorials relating to “Playing with Media: simple ideas for powerful sharing” on: http://playingwmedia.wpengine.com/tag/screencasts Cross-posted on: http://faqs.yukonps.com/2012/04/add-new-user-to-classroom-blog-on.html