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More linkage at http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/PLE+workshop

We are:


Starting a blog:

Why?


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(See also the interactive version...)

Blogs role in the PLE

Choosing a theme

  • You can always change it! and it keeps your content and displays it in a different way!
  • Look for "custom image" header in the description when looking for a theme (it means you can design and upload your own header image/logo)

- Not an image editing wiz - use a theme that supports custom header image [1]

  • What do you intend to do? Do you need sidebars?

Goodies

  • "widget-ready" - fave widgets...

Writing

Reading

And commenting!

Google Blogsearch is a powerful mechanism for finding like-minded bloggers... not least for...

The power of positive narcissism - http://blogsearch.google.com/blogsearch?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=edtechpost&btnG=Search+Blogs

Complementary services (are you sure you want to blog?)

Microblogging, network effects: http://twitter.com/brlamb, http://twitter.com/sleslie, http://twitter.com/grantpotter

Photoblogging - Flickr - http://flickr.com

Delicious.com - linklogging... powerful network (http://delicious.com/network/nessman)