Creating Your First Classroom Blog Blogging In Education
Steps in Creating a Blog <ul><li>Decide your purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication  with  parents </li></ul></ul><ul...
Background Information: Anatomy of a Blog Blog Title Blog Description Sidebar Comment Option Post Details Post Title Post ...
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
Blogger
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><...
Create Your First Post 1. Add a title 2. Type your content 3. Format your content 4. Add a label 5. Publish your post
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 <ul><li>This area is where you really personalize your blog! </li></ul><ul><li>Create, edit & dele...
Adding Pages 1. Click Edit Pages 1. Click Edit Pages Use pages to add content to your blog that you want to keep separate ...
Editing Pages Create a New page Edit an existing page Delete a page
Displaying Pages As a sidebar item As a tab at the top
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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Creating A Blog

  1. 1. Creating Your First Classroom Blog Blogging In Education
  2. 2. Steps in Creating a Blog <ul><li>Decide your purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication with parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication to parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication with students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication to students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Setup an account </li></ul><ul><li>Create a post </li></ul><ul><li>Share your blog </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background Information: Anatomy of a Blog Blog Title Blog Description Sidebar Comment Option Post Details Post Title Post Date Post
  4. 4. Blogger
  5. 5. Blogger
  6. 6. Blogger
  7. 7. Blogger
  8. 8. Your First Post
  9. 9. 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>
  10. 10. Create Your First Post 1. Add a title 2. Type your content 3. Format your content 4. Add a label 5. Publish your post
  11. 11. 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>
  12. 12. Personalizing your blog <ul><li>This area is where you really personalize your blog! </li></ul><ul><li>Create, edit & delete posts </li></ul><ul><li>Control commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Change most of the blog settings </li></ul><ul><li>Give it some bling </li></ul><ul><li>See your stats </li></ul>
  13. 13. Adding Pages 1. Click Edit Pages 1. Click Edit Pages Use pages to add content to your blog that you want to keep separate from your posts. Surveys, presentations, and general information work best in pages.
  14. 14. Editing Pages Create a New page Edit an existing page Delete a page
  15. 15. Displaying Pages As a sidebar item As a tab at the top
  16. 16. 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:
  17. 17. 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>
  18. 18. 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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