Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Zoho Discussions


Zoho Discussions is a super simple way to create “chatboards” that would work well for “sister classes.” There are a lot of alternatives, including ones that have the ability for users to participate in a chatboard by leaving audio messages.

Since Zoho’s is just so easy to use, though, I’m still adding it to The Best Online Tools For Collaboration — NOT In Real Time.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. Hi larry, try checking out too. I use this to communicate with parents but it should work well too with your students.

  2. I’m starting to explore Zoho quite a bit, hoping to use it as an alternative to Google. I like what I’m finding and will explore the Zoho Discussions possibilities. Thanks for the information.

  3. I hadn’t thought of using blogs for teaching situations but communicating with parents and having on-going conversations that way is most interesting.

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