After listening to the great podcast by Willow School's 5th grade class at http://www.mpsomaha.org/willow/radio/shows/Willowcast25.html I looked around on their schools home page and discovered several of their teachers use blogs. One teacher from the fifth grade has not updated her blog since May of 07. Another third grade teacher has not updated her blog since Nov of 06 and started it in Aug of 05. That made me start thinking about the possibility of how hard it is to find time to keep my class blog, I am starting, up to date. It also made me realize how behind the times I might be if the third grade class started using blogs in 05. I was looking around early today to see if I could find a podcast on blogging in the classroom and have not had very good luck yet so if any one runs into a podcast about setting up blogs in a classroom that we have not already listen to for our class, please let me know.
One podcast I did find talked about the general ups and downs of on-line learning from the point of view of several college students. You can find this 4 minute blog at http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=1004 you will need to scroll down the page to see the play button.
Later in my search I found this http://secretaffiliatemarketing.com/2007/05/16/how-to-set-up-wordpress-and-blogger-blogs-with-adsense/ it's a YouTube video about setting a blogger account up in under two minutes.
Next finding http://connect.educause.edu/blog/mpasiewicz/aninterviewwithglend/15467 is a 17 minute interview with Cal State's Director of Academic Technology Research. The last two minutes she talks about blogging.
When I have more time I plan on going back to http://connect.educause.edu/term_view/blogging to listen to more podcasts about blogging.