Those that know me know I am a keen blogger and over time have used blogs in my classroom practice, my online facilitation and in my private life with my cookery Blogs. My Cookery Interest Blogs are a repository of knowledge which I hope can be valuable to share with people that are learning to be or are already competent cooks. Studenr Blogs can be used as evidence of students skills or journals that can be used to showcase the students abilitys.
My favorite platform is blogger it is so easy to use and over the years has improved so much.My cookery blogs and PLN, s are all Blogger.
One of the most popular blog sites is Wordpress.com It is a very different platform and I am new to using Wordpess but will report back to you on its use in the near future.
A blog is sometimes used like ajournal an individual can make entries of commentary called posts. Visitors to the blog are able to comment on these posts and contribute material, but cannot change the entries.
is a suite of web applications designed to simplify the way you create and publish rich media widgets. Their goal is to enable you to easily create your own blog and website widgets, in a fun and effortless way. All the SnackTools apps are licensed for free with the option to pay for a few premium publishing options mainly intended for professional use.
TickBar enables users to search your site, search google, post on social networks, share on social networks, chat with their friends, and translate your website without having to close your page or changing tabs
(n.)A collaborative Web site that comprises the perpetual collective work of many authors. a wiki allows anyone to edit, delete or modify content that has been placed on the Web site .The term wiki refers to either the Web site or the software used to create the site.the construction of their knowledge
A wiki allows users to:
edit pages from within a browser window
use a simplified markup language
instantly modify pages
A user-editable source code page is edited using a simplified language commonly called wiki markup language. Pages written using wiki markup language are usually referred to as wikitext. Wikis encourage group social interaction and collaboration and support asynchronous communication allowing users to contribute at a time, and from a place that suits them.
Wikis are collaborative because they enable visitors to modify content posted by others and contribute new content. I have used wikis often, my Journal is a wikispaces and I have had no trouble with it over the years I have been developing the journal. The functions are easy to edit. You click on widgets to add or embed I embed by using the other function as I found it easier.
Wetpaint wiki is another of my favorites I like the simplicity of the editing function, I have belonged to groups that use wetpaint and as a collaboritive workplace it works well. My students developed wetpaint wikis as they were perfect for the novice. I was impressed how quickly they develop their site.