Using WordPress categories to organize teacher and student content

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As I've mentioned before, many teacher websites do not live up to their potential. There are a number of reasons for that, I'm sure, and the list for what teacher sites should include is, of course, subjective. But for me, allowing students to contribute content to classroom websites is a must, giving them not just [...]

Google Presentations instead of PowerPoint, integrated with WordPress

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(This post is for anyone, of course, but most relevant to teachers, IMHO) Plenty of school projects call for students to collaborate, and to present in front of the class, and a slide presentation is a pretty common corollary. But we don't call it a 'slide presentation', do we? No, we call it a PowerPoint. [...]

How to quickly set up a WordPress website or blog

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This is one of those topics that seems obvious to those of us who use WordPress regularly, but I think we tend to forget how challenging it can be to someone who isn't used to working in this medium regularly. So I wanted to just put together a quick tutorial for those looking to start [...]