Introduction to Blogs

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Introduction to Blogs for EFL teachers including how to create a blog in Blogger.

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Introduction to Blogs

  1. 1. AnIntroductiontoBLOGS IN THE <br />EFL CLASSROOM<br />Do you blog?<br />
  2. 2. Do you blog?<br />What?<br />Why?<br />How?<br />
  3. 3. Then<br />Now<br />Personal<br />Chronological<br />Public<br />Comments<br />Public and Private<br />Tags (labels)<br />Projects<br />Collaborative<br />Blog<br />
  4. 4. Examples of Blogs<br />
  5. 5. Exploring a Blog<br />Presentation<br />Permission<br />Participation<br />Privacy<br />www.helensclassroom.blogspot.com<br />
  6. 6. GettingStarted<br />Teacher / Student / Class<br />Parental Permission<br />Privacy<br />Name<br />Organisation<br />Copyright<br />Design<br />Class Time<br />Teacher Time<br />Student Training<br />
  7. 7. Using It!<br />Resources<br />Homework<br />Information<br />Useful Links<br />Projects<br />Makeit visible!<br />
  8. 8. LookingAhead<br />Plan<br />Organise<br />
  9. 9. Create a Blogger Blog<br />Createyour blog<br />www.blogger.com<br />Ifyouhave a Google account, Sign In<br />Ifyoudon’thave a Google account, clickon CREATE A BLOG<br />
  10. 10. Create a Google Account<br />Create a Google Account (ifyoudon’talreadyhaveone).<br />
  11. 11. Nameyour blog<br />Nameyour blog<br />Blog title<br />URL (web address)<br />
  12. 12. Choosethedesign<br />Choose a template<br />Thisiseasytochangelater.<br />
  13. 13. StartBlogging<br />Clickon START BLOGGING<br />
  14. 14. YourFirst Post and Image<br />First Post<br />Downloadanimagetoyourcomputer<br />Title = My First Post<br />Uploadanimage<br />Typesomethingaboutyou<br />Labels (tags)<br />Publish Post<br />View Blog<br />
  15. 15. Yourfavourite video<br />Second Post<br />Title - My favouritesong<br />ClickonEdit HTML<br />Findyourfavourite video onYoutube<br />Copy and paste embedcodeinto post<br />Typewhyyoulikethesong.<br />Typelabels<br />Publish Post<br />View<br />
  16. 16. Tags and Links 1<br /><ul><li>ClickonDesign
  17. 17. Clickon ADD A GADGET</li></li></ul><li>Tags and Links 2<br />Clickon LABELS<br />Giveit a title (eg, grammar, animals, etc.)<br />Clickon SELECTED LABELS and EDIT. Choosethe “labels” fromyour blog entriesyouwantto show in thislist.<br />
  18. 18. Permissions and Privacy<br />Permissions and Privacy<br />Clickon SETTINGS. You can control the blog authors and blog readershere.<br />
  19. 19. UsefulWebsites<br />Help<br />www.help.blogger.com<br />http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/blogger/index.html<br />www.youtube.com (searchBlogger)<br />Design<br />http://www.freewebpageheaders.com/gallery/<br />http://www.stockvault.net/<br />http://www.blogbulk.com/<br />Google AdvancedSearch (copyright free)<br />Makeyourown!<br />
  20. 20. That’sall!<br />Thank you<br />for your time<br />

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