Atriades - adding value to the relationship between teachers and students

Longroadmedia - blog for media studies students

Juicy Geography - a Geography teaching resource blog

Epping Primary school - online creative writing

Reservoir East primary - online creative writing

Teigncambodia - Blog for the 2006 Teign School expedition to Cambodia and Thailand.

floatingpies - a THS art student's blog

Boffins5000 - experimental school blog


online resources


The Guardian's guide to blogging

DfES - comments on blogging

NGfL guide to blogs

Educational Blogs - resources (mainly technical)

teaching and learning with film

edublog - blogs (& wikis) for education


Things my girlfriend and I argue about - led to book deals

EggBaconChipsand Beans - cafe reviews

Julie / Julia project - cooking - won the Blooker prize 2006

Postsecret - is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard.

Geraldus - intensive blog posting by an older artist

Shiraldus - words and music project from Glamorgan

Demolition and Progress - more words and music from Glamorgan

Barry Stations project - art and words blog

Voga Art show 2007 - another example of an art exhibition from Glamorgan

Rebecca's Pocket - is devoted to highlighting whatever catches Rebecca Blood's attention, and she's interested in lots of things.

Wife in the North -

Iraq calling - life of a soldier in Iraq

Blooker prize list - summary of some interesting blogs


The rest is noise - personal music blog by the music critic of the New Yorker

Fractals of Change - a tech personal blog

John Battelle - another personal tech blog

Pepys's diary - an ongoing Pepys diary complete with good hyperlinking

Caesar's blog - Fresh from the battle front. Alas no longer maintained.

Dilbert's blog - an example of a professional's blog

Max Kiesler - a tech blog


Digital Urban - all about 3d city models!

Law east of Ealing - thoughts of an anonymous magistrate


Retrospectacle - Neuroscience student's blog

Cyberspace rendezvous - another science student's blog

Ben's Blog - a religious student's blog


Social blogs

Windows live spaces - easy to use and upload to. Needs IE for best use.

Yahoo 360 - ties all parts of Yahoo resources together.

LiveJournal -open source social site. Not so easy to use. - protected social blogging for education


Blog software

Blogger - free and easy to use. Probably the best start.

Typepad - professional but not free.

MoveableType - a bit old school but powerful. Upload onto a server.

Wordpress - free and easy to set up and arrange on your own server. A good choice

Squarespace - professionally designed blogs for a price.


Blog search engines

Technorati - grandfather of blog searching

Feedster - fast blogosphere searching. Can distingish between blogs, news and podcasts

Blogpulse - index no older than 6 months.Imaginative engine.

Bloglines - a popular RSS newsreader that includes a blog search engine

Pubsub - innovative "subscription" searches (it's quite free)


Blog resources

Blogging Pro - All sorts of useful stuff about blog resources

Blogjet - posting software on steroids. Not free.

Write a better weblog - good advice



Jot - good, easy to use wiki creator. Pay for extras.

Bluwiki - totally free but may require a tiny bit of html fiddling.

Bluwiki richkni - tryout wiki

Wikitravel - travel locations across the world

Wikia - wiki communities

PBwiki - a wiki farm

Comparison of wiki farms

MediaWiki - is ideal for setting up and running websites where the intent is to allow collaborative editing by users

Example wiki that users can experiment with

Vidipedia - the free video encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

Oldfield Park Juniors - an example school wiki


Web 2 sites

Zoho Office - online replacement for MS Office

Ajax 13 - online replacement for MS Office

Create a graph - excellent free web software

37 signals - quality web2 applications

Writeboard - shareable, web based text dox

Backpack - online organiser

Mypublisher - makes it easy to lay out your books to your taste and order them instantly online.

Blurb - a populist publishing service simple and smart enough to make anyone an author

Twiigs - Online polls. Share your opinions by voting on polls, creating your own polls.

ToonDoo - a cartoon strip creator

MySchoolLog - an online web-based application to organize your school life easily.

tteach - online teaching and learning - lets you brainstorm online.

Kayuda - a web-based visual wiki, a mind-mapping tool, and a non-linear writing tool that allows you to track ideas and the relationships between them.

Calendarhub - create a calendar that you can access from anywhere

Netvibes - personalised start page with plenty of ajax

Orb - stream your live TV, photos, music and videos to any web-enabled device.

Digg - a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control.

Tailrank - Tailrank is a memetracker which finds the hottest posts from thousands of blogs so you don't have to!

TechCrunch - a weblog dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies.

Kevin Sites in the hotzone - good range of news from dangerous places

Feedburner - is the world's largest feed management provider

LinkedIn - is an online network of more than 6 million professionals from around the world

Current webstyle - sum up the current state-of-the-art in graphic design for web pages, and identify the distinctive features

eyeOS - eyeOS is an open source web desktop environment, commonly known as web operating system (Web OS) or Web Office

zamzar - free file conversions (all sorts)


Flickr and photo sharing examples

Tiverton High School - good use of Flickr online display and storage

Teign - photos from a school trip to New York

Devon ICT Art - flickr collaboration between schools

East Devon RTC - E-Portfolios in flickr for Art and Design

thegreatmoor - a trial flickr account

Geraldus John - an artist's flickr

Best Flickr photographers - title says it all

Macro flickr - superb animal and plant macro photos.


Picnik - online image processing

Fauxto - photoshop type online image editor

Pixenate - simple quick picture editing with few frills

Snipshot - good basic photo editing

Iaza - convert digital pictures online

Comparative review - of online editors

Retrievr - Retrievr is an experimental service which lets you search and explore in a selection of Flickr images by drawing a rough sketch.

yotophoto - Licence aware image searching art resources - lots of useful art resources

pdphoto - public domain (and free to use) x000's of photos - upload photos for critical reviews

Ephotozine - good all round photography site

dpreview - a big digital photo site


Photobox - print out your photos (uk based) in all sorts of ways

Snapfish - print your photos


Photoshop stuff

Photoshop lab - good tutorials

photojojo - there's a whole world of things you can do with your photos and with your camera that nobody ever told you about.



Radiowaves - school radio online

Go2web20 - A web2 directory


Art websites

Artchive - Mark Harden's resource

cgfa - Carol Gerten's online collection of pictures

Web Gallery of Art - thousands of medieval and baroque pictures




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