Blogging: The New Newsletter

By Abby Wright and Amanda Brown

Why Blog?

  • Easy it get started
  • Quick and easy updating
  • Customize to meet your needs
  • Easy to Navigate
  • It's Free!

How I Use My Blog

  • Communicate with parents- "newsletter" information, weekly updates, pictures, etc.
  • Resource Center- Spelling, Reading, Math, Calendar, extra resources.

Make It Worth It!

  • "Advertise"- make sure parents, colleagues, and students know about it and use it!
  • Update regularly
  • Organize your content
  • Don't write a novel! Short posts, bullet points, pictures, etc.

Setting Up a Blog

Feedburner

  • Manage email subscriptions
  • View subscribers
  • Customize automated delivery options
  • Unsubscribe users at year end