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Lycos Wants To Be Teachers Aid

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Lycos is helping teachers in the U.S. connect with their students, parents and other educators by using Tripod Web publishing and hosting tools.

Tripod for Teachers offers classroom templates, building tools and hosting services for teachers to create a Web site. Tripod allows teachers to post homework assignments, provide links to Web sites for references, host class photo albums, field trip videos and blog with parents.

"Education is the fifth most popular topic with our millions of Tripod members, and we are thrilled that more and more teachers are turning to Tripod to access our easy-to-use site building tools to aid them in their classrooms," said Don Kosak, chief technology officer for Lycos

"Lycos is proud to be able to offer educators the opportunity to utilize our award-winning building and blogging tools to better connect with the audiences that are most important to them."

Tripod for Teachers directs educators to site building tutorials, offer guides to building Web sites, blogs and photo albums. It also offers customizable Sitebuilder templates to build a Web site. Tripod’s Blog Builder tools allow teachers to communicate publicly or privately.

"Tripod has made a huge impact in my classroom, especially in the communications between myself, students and parents," said New York teacher Heidi McCasland.  "I discovered Tripod more than five years ago and have been using it in my classroom ever since, and spreading the word to colleagues across the country as well."

Lycos Wants To Be Teachers Aid
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