Category: blog

School Shootings: No More Thoughts and Prayers

It may be a poor business decision to discuss such controversial topics on a company blog. But this is too important to stay silent. Earlier today, yet another tragic shooting took place at one of our schools here in America. As our leaders offer up more thoughts and prayers, precious lives continue to be ended…

CampusPress: WordPress For Education Gets Bigger And Better

The WPMU DEV team is also behind CampusPress, which provides WordPress hosting and services for schools, school districts, and universities. For over a decade, we’ve managed some of the largest and highest traffic WordPress Multisite networks in the world, including Edublogs, Global2, and Sites at Penn State. All in, we’re talking over 10 million sites…

New! Dedicated and Private Clusters Now Available

Throughout 2017, we completed moving all of our customers over to a new infrastructure setup on Amazon Web Services. We’re pleased with the results – your WordPress sites are now more redundant and scalable than ever. We describe this new architecture in our Hosting and Security technical guide here. But some of the schools and…

Raising Awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND / ALS)

This post was originally posted by Sue Waters on her personal blog here. Sue is not only the Support Manager here at Edublogs and CampusPress, she started this very blog, and has personally helped tens of thousands of educators – maybe even more. She’s the hardest working person we know, and we are honored to share her story…

Hour Of Code: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

This week, teachers and students around the world are participating in ‘Hour of Code™’ projects. It is huge! In its fifth year, there are over 100,000 registered events taking place in all corners of the globe. The ‘Hour of Code’ is an initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one…

100+ Ideas And Prompts For Student Blogging

<img width="1920" height="1264" src="https://www.theedublogger.com/files/2017/10/AdobeStock_76082036-268wgua-2md6ekd.jpeg" class="attachment-post-thumbnail size-post-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Student bloggers looking at a computer" data-attachment-id="11754" data-permalink="https://www.theedublogger.com/100-ideas-and-prompts-for-student-blogging/adobestock_76082036-268wgua/" data-orig-file="https://www.theedublogger.com/files/2017/10/AdobeStock_76082036-268wgua-2md6ekd.jpeg" data-orig-size="1920,1264" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Students blogging" data-image-description=" Student blogging prompts and ideas ” data-medium-file=”https://www.theedublogger.com/files/2017/10/AdobeStock_76082036-268wgua-2md6ekd-250×165.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.theedublogger.com/files/2017/10/AdobeStock_76082036-268wgua-2md6ekd-1080×711.jpeg” /> Enthusiasm is typically high when student blogs are first set up. Students often can’t wait to unleash their creativity and publish for an authentic…

Hurricane Harvey And The Impact On Students, Teachers, and Schools

Hurricane Harvey and the ongoing flooding in Texas and Louisiana has hit close to home for several of us here at Edublogs. Our thoughts are with those still dealing with the aftermath of the storm and we feel deeply for the loss, pain, anxiety, and hardship the storm has caused. If there is a bright side…