She has a post that shares about her experience having her students blog and she also gives a few sites you can use to build your site and blog. You can check that out here.
I decided to go with Weebly for Education.
I chose Weebly mainly because our technology teacher uses it with our middle school students (so I know it must be easy!), but also because it was free and it allowed me to have a site and a blog together rather than being geared towards every student having their own blog (which is not what I wanted to do).
Here is a very quick and very basic tutorial for setting up a website and blog through Weebly for Education. Please excuse my kids
screaming playing in the background. Let me know how the video comes out. It was quite a fiasco trying to get rid of the blurriness factor and I'm still not 100% sure it worked. Thanks in advance!