What is a blog? <ul><li>A Web Log </li></ul><ul><li>Posts are chronological </li></ul><ul><li>Communication from audience ...
Why Have a Classroom Blog? <ul><li>Classroom newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Constant update for parents </li></ul><ul><li>Cr...
Classroom Newsletter:
Communication for Parents
 
Word of The Day
Literature Response
Tutorials, Tips & Tricks
Anatomy of a Blog Blog Title Blog Description Sidebar Comment Option Post Details Post Title Post Date Post
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
Create Your First Post
Steps in Posting <ul><li>Add a Title </li></ul><ul><li>Type your content </li></ul><ul><li>Format your content </li></ul><...
The Dashboard <ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>View & edit your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Edit posts </li></ul><u...
Personalizing your blog
Adding Gadgets <ul><li>In Layout, click Add a Gadget </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from a large collection of gadgets </li></ul...
What’s next?  Start blogging! <ul><li>Add posts </li></ul><ul><li>Customize your look </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Layout </li></...
Blogs to visit & explore <ul><li>http://tiltlinkshare.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://emergingt.blogspot.com </li><...
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  1. 2. What is a blog? <ul><li>A Web Log </li></ul><ul><li>Posts are chronological </li></ul><ul><li>Communication from audience through commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Contents can be text, photos, video, or embedded objects. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Why Have a Classroom Blog? <ul><li>Classroom newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Constant update for parents </li></ul><ul><li>Create a strong connection between classroom and home </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive tool for students </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching tool that is more than worksheets </li></ul>
  3. 4. Classroom Newsletter:
  4. 5. Communication for Parents
  5. 7. Word of The Day
  6. 8. Literature Response
  7. 9. Tutorials, Tips & Tricks
  8. 10. Anatomy of a Blog Blog Title Blog Description Sidebar Comment Option Post Details Post Title Post Date Post
  9. 11. Blogger
  10. 12. Blogger
  11. 13. Blogger
  12. 14. Blogger
  13. 15. Create Your First Post
  14. 16. Steps in Posting <ul><li>Add a Title </li></ul><ul><li>Type your content </li></ul><ul><li>Format your content </li></ul><ul><li>Add a label (tag) </li></ul><ul><li>Publish your post </li></ul>
  15. 17. The Dashboard <ul><li>www.blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>View & edit your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Edit posts </li></ul><ul><li>Change blog settings </li></ul><ul><li>Change blog layout </li></ul><ul><li>View your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new blog </li></ul>
  16. 18. Personalizing your blog
  17. 19. Adding Gadgets <ul><li>In Layout, click Add a Gadget </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from a large collection of gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>Click the + to add </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in information & click Save </li></ul>Popular Gadget: Links list for resources:
  18. 20. What’s next? Start blogging! <ul><li>Add posts </li></ul><ul><li>Customize your look </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Layout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://btemplates.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.thecutestblogontheblock.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Invite people to read and/or comment </li></ul>
  19. 21. Blogs to visit & explore <ul><li>http://tiltlinkshare.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://emergingt.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.angelamaiers.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.ted.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tommarch.com/ozblog/ </li></ul>
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