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    1. 1. What’s in a blog for us, ‘the teachers’?<br />Presented by:<br />P. AnjaliRajan<br />Teacher<br />Institute of Applied Technology<br />Ras Al Khaimah, UAE<br />3/25/2010<br />Anjali Rajan<br />1<br />
    2. 2. Objective<br />What are blogs?<br />What is in a blog for us, ‘The teachers’?<br />Register with edublogs.<br />Change password and settings.<br />Get an idea of ‘Blog site’ and ‘dashboard’.<br />3/25/2010<br />2<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    3. 3. How can a web page help you in teaching?<br />3/25/2010<br />3<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    4. 4. Welcome to the world of Blogs <br />What are blogs?<br />Blogs are web logs.<br />A blog is an online journal that is updated frequently.<br />They are dynamic and interactive web pages. <br />3/25/2010<br />4<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    5. 5. The Teacher: What’s in it for me?<br />Communicate with your students.<br />Post resources and assignments.<br />Showcase student’s work.<br />……..and much more<br />Let’s see how…<br />3/25/2010<br />5<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    6. 6. Great organizing tool<br />Organize all your classroom activities in a blog<br />Make it easy for your students to navigate.<br />3/25/2010<br />6<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    7. 7. Communicate with your students<br />Tell your students about quizzes and assignments <br />3/25/2010<br />7<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    8. 8. Post materials and resources<br />The web is a fantastic tool to distribute resources.<br />3/25/2010<br />8<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    9. 9. Use your blog to showcase students’work<br />Announce student awards.<br />3/25/2010<br />9<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    10. 10. Reward students<br />A great tool for student motivation<br />3/25/2010<br />10<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    11. 11. Create web-search activities<br />Create web-search activities<br />3/25/2010<br />11<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    12. 12. Time-saving tool<br />Provide useful links<br />3/25/2010<br />12<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    13. 13. Upload images, audio and video<br />3/25/2010<br />13<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    14. 14. Would you like create a blog?<br />Go to:<br /><br />3/25/2010<br />14<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    15. 15. Edublogs home page<br />Click here<br />3/25/2010<br />15<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    16. 16. Username and email Address<br />1. Type your username<br />2. Email address<br />3. Tick thisbox<br />4. Click next<br />3/25/2010<br />16<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    17. 17. Sign up<br />Give a domain name. <br />It’s a part of your blog address/URL<br />Give a name for your blog<br />Ex: Intel project 1<br />Remember to use a space between the two words.<br />Sign up<br />3/25/2010<br />17<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    18. 18. New blog message<br />Check your e-mail to activate your account<br />3/25/2010<br />18<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    19. 19. Activating your blog<br />Activate by clicking on this link.<br />3/25/2010<br />19<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    20. 20. Log in to edublogs<br />Log in using your user name and password<br />Copy your password<br />3/25/2010<br />20<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    21. 21. Your page in edublogsStep1-change password<br />You start operating from here<br />Click on ‘your profile’<br />3/25/2010<br />21<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    22. 22. Changing password<br />Type your new password and update profile<br />3/25/2010<br />22<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    23. 23. Two sides of the coinyour blog and your dashboard<br />Click here to go to your blog<br />Click here to go to your dashboard.<br />3/25/2010<br />23<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    24. 24. Congratulations!<br />Get set n go blogging with:<br />3/25/2010<br />24<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    25. 25. 3/25/2010<br />25<br />AnjaliRajan<br />This picture is taken from<br />
    26. 26. Blogs<br /><br />There are two sides to a blog:<br />The blog that everyone views:<br />Behind the scenes: The Dashboard<br /><br />3/25/2010<br />26<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    27. 27. Writing a new post<br />There are two main ways to write a new post:<br /><ul><li>The Add New Post Screen
    28. 28. The QuickPress Module on your Dashboard</li></ul>Using the Add New Post Screen To Write Posts<br />There are two options for accessing your Add New Post screen:<br />Post > Add New<br />The Dashboard<br /><br />3/25/2010<br />27<br />Anjali Rajan<br />This picture is taken from<br />
    29. 29. How to create & edit your post<br />3/25/2010<br />28<br />Anjali Rajan<br />This picture is taken from<br />
    30. 30. Adding new post contd…<br />3/25/2010<br />29<br />Anjali Rajan<br />This picture is taken from<br />
    31. 31. Preview<br />3/25/2010<br />30<br />Anjali Rajan<br />This picture is taken from<br />
    32. 32. More about Dashboard in session-2<br />Dashboard:<br />You operate your blog from here.<br />3/25/2010<br />31<br />Anjali Rajan<br />
    33. 33. Appreciate your time!<br />3/25/2010<br />32<br />Anjali Rajan<br />