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Since 2005, Edublogs has been hosting blogs and providing custom blogging platforms to individual teachers, school districts and hundreds of thousands of students. We’ve grown to become the largest, most trusted, best supported and widely used way for teachers and students to engage with the world of blogging.

A quick overview of Edublogs

Edublogs can do a lot, and it would be impossible to list everything in one place. To help you get introduced to all of the different features, we’ve created this quick overview. Edublogs are:

  • Safe and Reliable – Blogs can be completely private or open to the public. Since we only host education related content, Edublogs are allowed by most school filters where other blogging platforms are not.
  • Student Friendly – It is as simple to add to and update a blog as it is to send an email. Teachers can easily create and manage as many student blogs as needed.
  • Rich With Features – A few of the most popular features include discussion tools, video embedding, Facebook and Twitter integration, and calendars.
  • Customizable – With over 100 different themes which allow for control of colors, images, and layout.
  • Research-Based – Engage students in their learning and enhance instruction through collaboration, student portfolios, and endless classroom uses.

Why blog in schools?

Blogs strike the perfect balance of providing information anytime and anywhere, social networking and interaction, and the ability to openly share thoughts and achievements.One popular way to use an Edublog is to make regular updates about assignments, events, and anything going on in class.

Blogs like these keep students and parents informed and extend the classroom to any place with access to the web. Students love to blog too, and doing so can engage students in their learning and extend collaboration with classmates and even people all over the world!

Edublogs are great for group projects, ePortfolios, school newspapers, reflection journals, class websites, and much more!

For even more ideas, click on the image on the right or the link here for our top 10 ways to use Edublogs to teach!

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Famous for our amazing help and support – from experienced teachers!

We are serious about providing the best support you will ever receive on the web – all of our help and support materials are made for teachers by teachers.

We’ve got comprehensive videos, manuals, help forums, and even live support sessions and webinars. Pro and Campus users can also email our support team directly from their blogs – and we promise to always reply in 24 hours or less. On school days, our response time is often much less than that!

Not only do we support you with all of the technical aspects of blogging, but Edublogs users are all members of a growing international community of educators. We are constantly sharing and learning from each other as we strive to provide our students with the best educational and technology experiences.

Don’t just take our word for it

See what educators around the world have to say about Edublogs…

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“I have been using Edublogs for three years… I love the versatility and ease of use… The support is excellent.” – Helen Harvey – Booker High School

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“The result was this amazing, organic discussion that ranged from debates over whether or not a sequel exists to one book, to speculation about posthumous publications from J.D. Salinger.” – Robert C. Barker – John Liechty Middle School

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“I was so pleased to discover Edublogs from a colleague… so quick and easy to set up, count me in as a supporter of Edublogs!” – Robert B. Cooter, Jr., Ed.D. – Professor & Ursuline Endowed Chair of Teacher Education, Bellarmine University

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“Edublogs has been an amazing tool for my students and I… Edublogs is so user friendly that we had the blogs for teachers up in no time.” – Jennifer Parrigin – Nash Central Middle School

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“Campus makes it so simple to set up a separate blog for individuals and keep the management of the blog under one administrator. Edublogs has been a great company to work with.” – Patrick Dierschke – Angelo State University

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How does Edublogs compare to other blogging tools?

It’s important to make the right decision when choosing a blogging platform for your class, school, university or district.

There are a range of genuine blogging providers, and the chart below offers you a comparison between what they offer as opposed to Edublogs – roll over the ‘?’ on each point for more detail.

Edublogs

The World’s largest education blogging platform, focused on teachers and students with educational support and features

Blogger

The original blogging platform, now owned by google, offering blogs to anyone

WordPress

A blogging platform focused on ‘expressing yourself’ and ‘publishing’

Who is the service for?

Only for education?
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Support from teachers
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Class blog management
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Academic functionality
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A safe and secure environment?

Allows adult content?
Absolutely no adult content
Allows adult content
Allows adult content
Privacy and safety
No exposure to other blogs
‘Next’ button exposes random blogs
‘Related Posts’ links expose multiple other blogs
Allowed access?
check – accessible by most schools
check – blocked for adult content
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Functionality and features

135+ Premium Themes
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‘Easy Blogging’ Mode
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Embed javascript
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Extra plugins
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Upgrades
$3 p/month – which allows you to add features to unlimited student blogs too
No upgrades – simple basic service
$100+ per individual blog for the same features as Edublog Pro users
Advertising
Completely ad free
Integrated with Google Adsense – advertising promoted and encouraged
Ads on all blogs unless you are logged in, costs $30 per blog to turn off

Help and Support

Full documentation
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Access to forums
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Premium email support
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Telephone support
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Customized webinars
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Classroom tools

Threaded discussions
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Forums
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Wikis
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Friends & Messages
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Blog and user management tools

Create blogs & users
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Manage blogs & users
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Batch create blogs
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Super admin control
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Full MySQL Exports
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Custom themes, custom plugins, LDAP integration and other functionality

Upload custom themes
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Custom plugins
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SSL Certification
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LDAP & integration
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Request new features
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So, what’s the next step?

start a free edublog
start a pro edublog
contact us about campus

Creating and managing student blogs

One of the most powerful features of Edublogs is the ability for teachers to easily create and manage blogs for students.

These unparalleled tools allow teachers to decide if students can post freely to blogs or if any posts and comments must be approved first before being made public. These features also give teachers the freedom to log in as administrators on student blogs to help set up new themes or make changes whenever needed.

Flexible and powerful, our management tools will provide you with all of the oversight that you may need.

Choosing between Edublogs Free, Pro, and Campus

We offer three excellent blogging services. The chart below details what features you will find in each.

Edublogs Free

Free, easy and basic option, great for students

Edublogs Pro

The ultimate blog package for individual teachers

Edublogs Campus

Designed for institutions, manage and control as many blogs as you need – from a single class to 10,000+ blogs

From $3.33 p/month
(Plus add extra features to unlimited student blogs!)
From less than $1 p/blog p/year
See Campus Pricing Here

Features

Create posts and pages
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Post images & audio
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Fast and reliable
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Storage
32 MB
10 GB
10 GB per blog
Privacy
Privacy to search engines
Full privacy options
Sitewide privacy options
30 Free Themes
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100+ Premium Themes
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Embed videos & more
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Mobile blogging
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Own domain name
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Extra plugins
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Integrated statistics
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Help and Support

Full documentation
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Access to forums
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Premium email support
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Telephone support
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Customized webinars
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Classroom tools

Threaded discussions
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Wikis
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Forums
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Community wikis
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Friends & Messages
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Blog and user management tools

Create blogs & users
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Manage blogs & users
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Batch create blogs
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Super admin control
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Full MySQL Exports
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Custom themes, custom plugins, LDAP integration and other functionality

Upload custom themes
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Custom plugins
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SSL Certification
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LDAP & integration
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Request new features
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start a free edublog
start a pro edublog
contact us about campus

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