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Creating a n Educational Blog or Website with . Presented by Laura Bogush www.SmarterTechTeaching.com. What is a Website?. a collection of web pages documents that are accessed through the Internet. What is a Blog?. It is a kind of website. . Web + Log = Blog.

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Creating an Educational

Blog or Website with

Presented by Laura Bogush

www.SmarterTechTeaching.com


What is a

Website?

a collection of web pages documents that are accessed through the Internet


What is a

Blog?

It is a kind of website.

Web + Log = Blog

Blogs in Plain English video


Typical Website

Blog

Like a journal or newspaper

Like a book

Posts are ordered chronologically with newest on top

Pages linked in planned structure

Not usually space for reader comments

Invites readers to comment

Updated often!

Updated occasionally


What is a

WordPress?

It is free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS).

Video: What is WordPress?


Two kinds of WordPress:

.com and .org


Other Popular Blog/WebsiteTools

Blogger

Tumblr

Edublog

And many more!


Why did I choose

WordPress?

Free!

Easy to learn

Many options

Ability to self-host

Professional web designers use it


Why do teachers create

a website or a blog?

To communicate!

with other teachers

with parents

with students

WITH THE WHOLE WORLD!


Teacher to Teacher

Singing Pigs

Blogush

Mrs. Meacham’s Classroom Snapshots

Go Figure with Scipi

The Organized Classroom Blog


Teacher to Parents

and students too!

Beth Newingham’s Third Grade

Mrs. Gold’s Class

Mrs. York’s Fourth Grade

Mrs. Yollis’ Website


Teacher to Students

Duke of Definition: English on the Web

Students for Tomorrow


Teacher with students

Mrs. Yollis’ Classroom Blog

The Avery Bunch

Huzzah!

Techi Kids


Tim

Time to Explore!

What blogs or websites do you like?

  • Visual

    • Colors, layout, graphics

What blogs or websites don’t

you like? Why?

Notice what makes it easy or hard to find information and move around.


Tim

Plan your website or blog

Complete the planning sheet

As you explore and view

websites and blogs


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