Weebly Website for Teachers


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This PowerPoint was created for art educators and how they can create a Web Site with the host Weebly for free.

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  • Demo how to put in the different elements with weebly here.
  • To view the demo video on weebly, put the PowerPoint in presentation mode. Click on the link to view the video uploaded to YouTube and played in media player. Maximize the window for full view and click on arrow to play.
  • Open voki and sign up for a free membership. Then follow the directions, either type in a message or record your own. Open the weebly link and look for the html code element. Click on edit to paste in the embedded code.
  • You Tube will be blocked at school so you can always use your own video and upload it to Flickr if you sign up for an account. If you put a video from YouTube, your students will have to access it from home. If you upgrade to the pro level with weebly, you can download your own videos and podcasts for $2.99 a month for 2 years, and $3.99 for one year subscription.
  • To convert files from YouTube, go to the zamzar site. Copy the URL from the YouTube video and go to step one on the Zamzar site. Click on the URL option and then paste your URL address. Make sure to look at the entire URL address and backspace away the second http:// at the front of the address. On step two choose the mp4 file on the drop down arrow. Step three put in your email address where you can retrieve the file. Step four click on convert. Wait a couple of minutes for the file to download and then check your email. You will have 24 hours to retrieve your file.
  • Look for the embed code in Slideshare once you have downloaded your PowerPoint.
  • Look for the embed code in Slideshare once you have downloaded your PowerPoint.
  • View the two minute demonstration video found on YouTube on how to create you own movie. Click on the link above to go to view video. Once your movie is created you can upload it to YouTube, or Flickr to add to your web site.
  • Weebly Website for Teachers

    1. 1. Professional Learning Community Presentation By Amber Urioste
    2. 2. You are probably thinking…… What Hoop do I have to jump through to create my own site? Is it expensive? Is it time consuming? Do I have to be tech savvy? Will it benefit me and my students? You want me to jump through what?
    3. 4. Keep it Simple at First <ul><li>You don’t need : </li></ul><ul><li>Software to create your site </li></ul><ul><li>A web host for your domain name </li></ul><ul><li> File transfer host </li></ul><ul><li> Special permissions </li></ul><ul><li> Advertising to stay active </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>1. Start with a simple format and add elements little by little as the year progresses. </li></ul><ul><li>2. You don’t have be tech savvy special or be a web designer. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Web Sites saves paper and time. Student’s who are absent can view the lesson online or access forms . </li></ul><ul><li>4. Update and edit when it is convenient for you without permission!! </li></ul>
    4. 5. Weebly for Teachers and Students <ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your Syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Post Exemplary Art Work </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Scholastic Arts or Museums </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your PowerPoint's </li></ul><ul><li>Put instructional videos in your website </li></ul><ul><li>A web site is like another form of artistic expression </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Upload student art work </li></ul><ul><li>Artist Statements for Individual Works </li></ul><ul><li>Students can post images and quotes from their favorite artists </li></ul><ul><li>Upload a movie or slide show of the students port folio </li></ul><ul><li>Students like Weebly because it is as easy as Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Students can be creative and unique </li></ul>
    5. 6. Click here for video
    6. 7. Teacher Web Sites <ul><li>What do Teachers put in Their Web Sites? </li></ul><ul><li>Animations, Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Class Schedule & Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Videos and Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts & Web Quests </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul>http://sites.google.com/site/kareckscalculuspage http://homepages.wmich.edu/~h2janshe/index.htm http://homepages.wmich.edu/~a1bowen/ http://homepages.wmich.edu/~s0reifsc/ http://paintart.teach-nology.com / http://urioste.weebly.com/ http://aurioste.weebly.com/ http://techpainter.weebly.com/
    7. 8. Start your Free Weebly Site with a User Name, Password, and email address. http://www.weebly.com/ http://education.weebly.com/
    8. 9. Adding Text to Weebly <ul><li>Before you begin adding text to your Weebly site, always start in Word or a program that has spell check and grammar check. Then copy and paste your data into your site. Weebly will not catch spelling errors. </li></ul><ul><li>Making too many changes in Weebly to a text file can overload the Weebly editor and can cause you to lose data. If you have already made all your corrections in Word you will avoid the Oops warning when there have been too many changes. Also, you have more varieties in fonts styles and colors in Word. </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Sign up in Voki for a free avatar account http://www.voki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Then copy the avatar embedded code from Voki and paste it into the HTML Weebly element . </li></ul><ul><li>http://urioste.weebly.com/ </li></ul>
    10. 11. Again use the HTML Weebly element to embed your School Tube (15 mins.), YouTube URL code or Flickr code. You get two free short videos to upload a month with Flickr. Each video can be 90 seconds long, and it will not be blocked at school. http://www.flickr.com/
    11. 12. How Do I Copy a Movie to Download? <ul><li>Jing – screen capture </li></ul><ul><li>Zamzar - file converter </li></ul><ul><li>Real Player – audio and video </li></ul>If you want to save a movie you have found on YouTube, then use the Zamzar, Jing or Real Player to copy a video web site to convert your file to a wmv video or mp4 file and import to Windows Moviemaker . Embed you video into weebly with the HTML element . http://www.jingproject.com/download/ http://www.zamzar.com/ http://www.real.com/realplayer/media-converter
    12. 13. Slideshare is a free web site that allows your to download your PowerPoint Presentations. You can store all your presentations, and also view PowerPoint's from other members and download them as well. Embed your PowerPoint into your Weebly Site using the HTML element or you can simply use the File element. http://www.slideshare.net/
    13. 14. Two Different Formats to upload a PowerPoint
    14. 15. Google Calendars are created using your igoogle page, and you Embed your Calendar into your Weebly Site using the HTML element. Video link on how to embed a Google Calendar http://www.schooltube.com/video/56743/Google-Calendar-for-Weebly-Website-
    15. 16. How Do I Make a Movie for my Web Site? Demonstration video link below on how to use Moviemaker, which is a free program on all Windows Computers. http://www.schooltube.com/video/57372/Making-a-Movie-with-Windows-MovieMaker-
    16. 17. You Are Now Ready to Create a Web Site! Remember to give your students a reason to STAY TUNED into your Website! http://urioste.weebly.com/ http://aurioste.weebly.com/ http://techpainter.weebly.com/