Blogging Services for Educators

There are many free blogging services on the web. Below is a short list of some of the more popular services that can serve instructors and students well. Blogger is owned by Google, so if you have a Gmail account, you have access to Blogger. Blogger permits setting a publishing destination using SFTP, which allows your blog to be published back to your home directory. For example, your blog could be, where uni is replaced by your account. is from the same folks that created Wordpress, the open source blog tool of choice for many bloggers. Wordpress includes a free hosting option. Edublogs is a Wordpress hosting company offering free blogs geared toward teachers and students.