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Blogs & Microblogs

Calaxy

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Publisher's Documentation:

The California K-12 High Speed Network (K12HSN) is offering a comprehensive set of tools to support teaching and learning in California classrooms.

Calaxy, this free suite of tools, includes blogging, videoconference scheduling, wikis, an asset management module, as well as a a file sharing system where educators can upload videos, podcasts, images and documents. Thousands of Thinkfinity resources are also available in Calaxy.

Calaxy is an excellent tool to share lesson ideas, upload student learning objects, disseminate best practices, and more! Messaging and social networking functionalities help you connect with other educators in the K12HSN Trusted Community.

Make sure you take advantage of these free resources provided by the K12HSN and the California Department of Education.

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KidBlog

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Publisher's Documentation:

Kidblog.org is designed for elementary and middle school teachers who want to provide each student with their own, unique blog.

Kidblog's simple, yet powerful tools allow students to publish posts and participate in discussions within a secure classroom blogging community. Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs. 

EduBlogs

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Publisher's Documentation:

Edublogs lets you easily create manage student teacher blogs, quickly customize designs and include videos, photos podcasts - it's safe, easy and secure so try out an Edublog today!