Ditto on Pam's suggestion, plus wikispaces recently added feature to
add classroom accounts without email also
Sent from my iPhone
On Aug 5, 2009, at 5:59 PM, Pamela Burke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> By "participate" I assume you mean author. To just comment on a
> post, you can just set it so that email isn't necessary (that's an
> option in Wordpress on Worpdress.com or Edublogs).
> If you want the kids to be authors, many hosting sites will allow
> you to install Wordpress, they might even already have it running on
> their servers. Is it possible to get it installed on one of your
> district's servers? Then you can just create as many authors as you
> want. That's how I run my school's website.
> Also - if you want a wiki - PBWorks allows you to generate logins
> for as many students as you need without emails.
> Pamela Burke
> Librarian, Marlboro School
> Marlboro, VT 05344
> On Aug 5, 2009, at 3:00 PM, Joanne Finnegan wrote:
>> Help! I have 3 teachers who would like to create blogs that
>> students can participate in, but don't want to deal with student e-
>> mail, even the fake ones. Preferable would be a way to enter
>> student usernames and passwords if necessary.
>> Blogmeister would have worked, but rumor is that David Warlick is
>> not maintaining it. Edublogs won't let us do what we want without
>> subscribing/paying. A lot of other more "private" sites are now
>> requiring payment.
>> Any suggestions for either a wiki site or blog site that would
>> allow a teacher to input the names of students who are allowed to
>> comment/post, not have to have any type of e-mail addresses (not
>> even fake - we tried the gmail thing with linked e-mail), and still
>> allow some type of parent access/viewing would be really helpful.
>> This is for grades K - 4.
>> Joanne Finnegan
>> Technology Integration Specialist
>> Chittenden East Supervisory Union
>> (voice) (802) 858-1728
>> (fax) (802) 899-1059
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