Making a Prep Webpage

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  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time.Need technology to work or it can turn out badlyDon’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing.Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time.Need technology to work or it can turn out badlyDon’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing.Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time.Need technology to work or it can turn out badlyDon’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing.Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Prep teachers are flat out all of the time.Need technology to work or it can turn out badlyDon’t use ICT for the sake of ICT, how will it enhance the lesson. Great to have a parent helper who many know what they are doing.Keep groups small so you can easily supervise specific ICT tasks such as taking digital photos.
  • Making a Prep Webpage

    1. 1. Paul H. Smith 2012 phsmith@netconnect.com.au
    2. 2. Make Your Own Class Webpage Paul H. Smith 2012View this presentation online at http://www.innovationeducation.net
    3. 3. So why make a class webpage?oEver tried to set your class to work on a webpage only to be frustrated bymisspelt web addresses or students getting lost?oHelp students find the resources you want them to without getting intodangerous web placesoSimple point and click access to web pages you select with friendly picture iconsinstead of text (Prep – 1)oCreate thematic units (e.g. minibeasts) on separate pages and organise all yourfavourite websites in the one place.
    4. 4. So why make a class webpage?o Showcase students work with easeoA communication tool for parents – upcoming events,class requirements etc.
    5. 5. Getting StartedoWe are going to use a free web creation tool calledWeeblyoNo programming or complex computer skills required.owww.weebly.com
    6. 6. Weeblyo“This site is great for the fearful teacher as well as the fearless. It can do asmuch or as little as you need to get your class online and your students using21st century tools!” http://techtips4educators.edublogs.org
    7. 7. Free
    8. 8. Adding a Pictureo Click Add Image images that are stored on Any picture on the your computer Internet. From another (JPG, GIF) internet browser Searches an window right-click online photo image and resource. Copy image location or Some images Copy image address cost $$ Then paste in this button on Weebly
    9. 9. Changing Fonts and Sizeso While in Elelmets Tab and writing textoLocate the formatting toolbaroFeatures are similar to MS WordoUse the + and – buttons to resize textoYou can hyperlink to another website byhighlighting text, clicking the link buttonand pasting in a Website.oTo change fonts …
    10. 10. Changing Fonts and SizesoClick the Design TaboClick Design OptionsoThe fonts are able to be changed for elements of your site.oE.g. Paragraph text is your normal writing
    11. 11. Add Some PagesoClick the Pages TaboClicko Name ito Save itoIt now appears on your web page’s menu
    12. 12. Time to Publish!o When you have completed your site or have enough to go onthe Internet it is time to publish to the world.oYou can chose to password protect your site so that only yourschool community has access.oDo you have parent permission to publish students photos?oIs your spelling and grammar ok?oIf everything is ok click Publish
    13. 13. Time to PublishoChoose a website domain (a web address for students and parentsto go to)oUsing a subdomain of Weebly means a free page!oNew domains can make it easier for people to remember yoursite. (About $40 a year)
    14. 14. oFormore information please contact me atphsmith@netconnect.com.au orpsmith@plc.vic.edu.auoDon’t forget Weebly Help. Its great!!
    15. 15. Adding Your Page as the first one that appears• Go to your internet browser• Go to Settings• Internet Options• Set default page as your weebly page

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