Bringing Blogs  into the Classroom Professional Development Serena Barresi and Victoria Iocco
Why Should Our Students Blog?
Why Our Students Blog HW – Homework HO - Handouts CN - Class Notes F - Fun!
What’s to come… www.oitqblogs.com/communities/msbarresi www.oitqblogs.com/communities/msiocco
Let’s get started… <ul><li>Follow us to  Oitqblogs.com </li></ul><ul><li>Your username CANNOT be changed and will be viewe...
Creating Categories <ul><li>Categories are where your posts will be filed </li></ul><ul><li>Posts can be put into multiple...
Creating Your First Post <ul><li>Click  Manage Posts </li></ul><ul><li>New Post </li></ul><ul><li>Give your post a title <...
Attaching a File <ul><li>In a post, click on the “Attach File” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click add/update to attach file  </li...
Creating a Hyperlink <ul><li>In a post, write the content of your choice </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the words you wish to...
Including Pictures
Embedding Video <ul><li>From a File </li></ul>From a Website
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    1. 1. Bringing Blogs into the Classroom Professional Development Serena Barresi and Victoria Iocco
    2. 2. Why Should Our Students Blog?
    3. 3. Why Our Students Blog HW – Homework HO - Handouts CN - Class Notes F - Fun!
    4. 4. What’s to come… www.oitqblogs.com/communities/msbarresi www.oitqblogs.com/communities/msiocco
    5. 5. Let’s get started… <ul><li>Follow us to Oitqblogs.com </li></ul><ul><li>Your username CANNOT be changed and will be viewed by all </li></ul><ul><li>Security key: queensblog </li></ul>
    6. 6. Creating Categories <ul><li>Categories are where your posts will be filed </li></ul><ul><li>Posts can be put into multiple categories </li></ul><ul><li>Example categories: Homework, Handouts, Class notes, Parking Lot </li></ul><ul><li>CREATING A CATEGORY </li></ul><ul><li>Click Manage Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Create new category </li></ul>
    7. 7. Creating Your First Post <ul><li>Click Manage Posts </li></ul><ul><li>New Post </li></ul><ul><li>Give your post a title </li></ul><ul><li>Choose which categories you would like to file your post in </li></ul><ul><li>Create post </li></ul>
    8. 8. Attaching a File <ul><li>In a post, click on the “Attach File” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click add/update to attach file </li></ul><ul><li>Browse your computer to find saved file </li></ul>
    9. 9. Creating a Hyperlink <ul><li>In a post, write the content of your choice </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the words you wish to connect a link to </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “link” picture and fill out the appropriate URL </li></ul>
    10. 10. Including Pictures
    11. 11. Embedding Video <ul><li>From a File </li></ul>From a Website

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