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
Go to www.weebly.com. Enter a username, password and email address.
Now you need to personalize it for your needs ◦ Cute and whimsical ◦ Project oriented ◦ Professional and mature
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.
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
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
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
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.
Cater your template to reflect your curriculum and assignments. Showcase a variety of things
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.
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
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
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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