Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

September 2, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Blog Post Versus Update

I have had a few teachers ask me this morning why parents cannot see the blog posts they have written over the weekend. I think I have found the solution. There is a big difference between writing a status update … Continue reading

March 13, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Slow Down Spam

I have heard from a few teachers lately who tell me they get dozens of spammy comments on their blogs. We do use the Akismet plugin, but some spam still finds its way to our blogs. This is how I … Continue reading

August 9, 2011
by Bea Leiderman
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Welcome!

Today is day two of New Teacher Academy. In the tech segment of our day, we are learning about online communications in Goochland County: Google Apps, blogs, mail, iChat, and more. Go to the bottom of the Weblog page and … Continue reading

October 3, 2010
by Bea Leiderman
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Dress Up Your Blog

Did you know we have 110 themes available for our teacher blogs? We even have some that are PERFECT for fall, and October in particular. Let me know if you need help changing your blog theme.

April 29, 2009
by Bea Leiderman
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Save Your Space

We’ve been blogging with WordPress for almost an entire school year now, and we have hundreds of pictures uploaded by teachers on our server. Some teachers have run out of their allotted space, and while we can give them more … Continue reading

December 11, 2008
by Bea Leiderman
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Ironic Sans

This week I’ve spent time talking to several teachers about making their blogs more interactive, a bit more fun for students, parents and colleagues to visit, and for them to maintain. Yesterday I found a blog that made me laugh … Continue reading