Creating e portfolios using Weebly 4 classroom 20

English/Language Arts Teacher at Jefferson Parish Public Schools
Apr. 20, 2012

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Creating e portfolios using Weebly 4 classroom 20

  1. By Valerie Burton @MsBisOnline
  2.  students have an opportunity to take ownership of their learning  content can be selected by the student (with teacher guidance)  they allow for self-reflection by the student  feedback can be given by the teacher and/or parent
  3.  Go to  Enter a username, password and email address.
  4.  Now you need to personalize it for your needs ◦ Cute and whimsical ◦ Project oriented ◦ Professional and mature
  5.  Click on the “Designs” tab.  Weebly has many different designs to choose from. Just hover your mouse over one of the designs, and Weebly will show you what it would look like.
  6. Create a New Page  Create Sub-Pages  Hide Pages from the Navigation  Password Protect Pages  Copy / Delete Pages  Reorder Pages  Redirect / Link a New Page to Another Site
  7. Awards / Scholarships  Learning Log  Coursework  Digital Story of a particular artifact  Description of community activities participated  Emails / letters / cards from teachers / classmates / peers  Goals (short & long term)  Links to websites relevant to your purpose  Photos  Plans for career development  Reflection  Resume  Special skills / knowledge, e.g. technology  Video
  8.  My Education ◦ Education Summary ◦ Transcripts ◦ Test Scores ◦ Possible College Choices ◦ Possible College Majors  My Career ◦ Research possible career choices ◦ Results from Aptitude Tests ◦ Resume  My Goals ◦ Short/Long term personal, educational or professional goals
  9. If there is an essay or paper to showcase you have two options: you can type the essay directly on the webpage or you can embed it ….  Create a brief description of the assignment. If you wrote a research paper you can drag a “File” element and upload your assignment. The “File” element is located in the Multimedia section of the Elements tab.  Below the assignment, drag in a paragraph element in which to put reflective writing about this assignment.
  10. Cater your template to reflect your curriculum and assignments.  Showcase a variety of things
  11. Make sure you have the “Elements” tab selected.  The basic elements that you’ll frequently use are listed first.  Other elements are grouped under these categories.  Grab a paragraph with title element, drag it down to the content area, and then let go. You now have a text window within which to write.  There is a ribbon of standard word processing tools whenever you click in the text window.
  12. Elements that can be added to your new site
  13. Add / Edit Text  Change Text Fonts  Create Links  Add PDFs and Other Docs to a Site  Alter a Page Layout w/ the Multiple Column Element  Upload an Image  Create a Slideshow  Upload a Gallery of Images
  14. Create a Contact Form  Collect Form Submissions  Edit the Contact Form Address  Add an Email Newsletter / Auto-Responder Form  Start a New Blog  Add an RSS Feed  Create a Forum
  15. Add a Calendar  Add a Google Map  Add a Facebook Like Button  Add a Twitter Feed  Add a Search Field  Add an Email Newsletter or Auto-Responder Form  Add a Poll  Add Other Embeddable Content  Edit the HTML / CSS of a Theme
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