How to Create a Weebly Website Sarah Bosler MHS Teacher Librarian May 2010
-- Design a web site for your students/classroom
-- Use as a tool for inter-departmental collaboration
-- Teach students to make websites instead of PowerPoints -- An all-in-one place portal for important class/grade-level projects -- A book discussion forum for sharing photos, videos, reviews, and more!
Other teachers within and outside district
Go to http://www.weebly.com
Title Your Website
Choose a website address
Getting to know Weebly Editor
Create subpages by dragging a new page underneath an existing one.
“ Show in Navigation”? Select YES
Teen Usability Basics
Simple, but not childish
Relatively modest, clean design
Interactive features, not overly glitzy
Nielsen, Jakob. Usability of Websites for Teenagers (Jakob Nielsen’s AlertBox). Useit.com: Jakob Nielsen on Usability and Web Design. 31 Jan. 2005. 11 May 2010. Web.
About -schedule, contact info, brief bio.
Policies -grading, behavior, attendance, makeup work, extra credit, etc.)
Rubrics -district writing, special projects
Assignments -blog format?, handouts
Resources -online textbook, subject links
Library -catalog, databases, project pages
Drag and drop any paragraph element
To paste from Word, first save as Plain Text, then copy & paste.
Design tab > Design Options
(No need to highlight to make changes)
Any text can become a link to your pages, a website, file or email address.
Highlight text > Click Create link in Toolbar
Get at your bookmarked websites anywhere
Tag and organize them
Share with others, find related sites
My Links http://delicious.com/mrsbosler
MHS ELD Links http://delicious.com/mrsbosler/eld
Dept/Topic Links http://www.mohigh.com/links.html
CJUHSD Board Policy 6137.2
Re: District & School Web Sites
”No personal information about students… shall be published on a district or school web page.”
“Photographs of students shall be used only with written permission from the students’ parents/guardians.”
To obtain written permission, use Form PE-82
Public Authorization Waiver, Release & Indemnity Agreement