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Presentation On Blogging And Classroom Websites 2

  1. 1. Blogging & Classroom Websites Ashley Quark February 2008
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Examples of Classroom Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various Software Available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pros and Cons of each </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choice in how to proceed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start your own classroom website using any of the software shown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn how to get your students blogging </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Examples of </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Websites </li></ul>
  4. 4. Blogs as Classroom Websites <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It’s free! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can change content and upload anywhere with an Internet connection </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to learn and maintain </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bound by the features of the blog </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Wikis as Classroom Websites <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to learn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free for use in K-12 classrooms (wikispaces) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Depending on your privacy settings, students can change content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Little flexibility in layout and design </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Using Website Software <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More control over layout and design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pay monthly fee for hosting ($7-12 per month) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo is easy to learn, but software such as Frontpage and Dreamweaver are more complicated </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Other Examples <ul><li>Mrs. Cassidy’s Webpage </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Ward’s High School Class </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where do you want to go from here? <ul><li>How to get your students blogging? </li></ul><ul><li>Start your own classroom webpage with </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo or other webpage software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>End </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Start your Classroom Webpage <ul><li>Go to www.ashleyquark.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>You will find several Screencasts that will show you how to start your webpage. </li></ul><ul><li>Select the software you want to use, view the screencast and get started! </li></ul><ul><li>Back to Choices </li></ul><ul><li> End </li></ul>
  10. 10. Student Blogging <ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Digital Internship Project </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>21 Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Mr. MacKnight’s Class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Class Blogmeister </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Mr. Wilson’s Class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Back to Choices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>End </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Questions?

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