Tag Archives: weebly

Do you create websites?

Are you an experienced website creator? If so, I need you! I need your tips on creating websites. Lorna Costantini and I are embarking upon a new training endeavor (Elearning Center) and need your help. We are conducting a new session on creating websites. If you create websites we would love to hear your number one tip to share with new web designers. Much our focus will be about classroom websites but please share your tip even if it does not relate to a classroom website. During our session on Wednesday, April 21st at 7pm EST (http://www.learncentral.org/event/67368) I would to share the tips you leave on this blog post. Be sure to share your website URL so we can check out your work!

We will be demonstrating features of using weebly but welcome examples and tips for other blogging platforms.

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Setting up a Class Blog

This Wednesday, April 7th, Lorna Costantini will host a session in Elluminate/LearnCentral at 7pm EST. The topic for this session will be setting up a class blog. We will use the education version of Weebly (http://education.weebly.com) to show participants how to use the features and settings for a class blog. Demonstrations of the teacher’s dashboard, student accounts, user permissions as well as the basics of blogging will be featured in the session. Additionally, the importance of commenting on blogs and examples of class blogs will be shared during this session.

If you already have a class blog, please share this session with your colleagues. If not, we hope to see you Wednesday! To access our session in Elluminate please one of the following links:

Full link: http: https://sas.elluminate.com/d.jnlp?sid=lcevents&password=Webinar_Guest
Short link: http://tinyurl.com/lcparticipant

Blogging for Beginners Session

If you or your colleagues are new to blogging, Lorna Costantini and I will be conducting a “Blogging for Beginners” session on Wednesday, March 31st at 7pm EST (http://tinyurl.com/lcparticipant).

We will be using Weebly as the blogging platform and walking attendees through the process of setting up a new blog, creating posts and commenting on other blogs. We will also show attendees how to add images and a custom html text box for adding widgets, embedding videos, etc.to blogs.

If you already write and maintain a blog, please invite your colleagues to join us tomorrow evening. The session is offered  in conjunction with LearnCentral and our hew training initiative, ‘Elearning Center’. We greatly appreciate your support by promoting this session with your colleagues.

Join us tomorrow evening and create your own blog with us using Weebly!

‘Classroom Websites’ and ‘ePortfolios’ Resource Groups

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LearnCentral.org

Do you have great resources about creating classroom websites or fantastic examples of a classroom website that you would like to share? A new group at LearnCentral has been created to serve as a repository of resources for easy classroom website design.

Weebly

Weebly

This past Saturday on the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show we had Dan Veltri from Weebly.com. Dan announced the recent release of the new education version of Weebly.  As a result of our conversation, I created this group for us to share ideas, resources and examples of using a classroom website with your students or parents. You can find the link to the recording of the show at: http://live.classroom20.com/1/post/2009/10/using-weebly-to-design-classroom-websites-special-guest-dan-veltri.html.

The link to the Classroom Websites group is: http://www.learncentral.org/group/30362/classroom-websites.

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ePortfolios

After our recent show with Dr. Helen Barrett discussion ‘ePortfolios’ on ‘Classroom 2.0 LIVE!’, an ‘ePortfolios’ group was created for people to share resources and examples of student created ePortfolios.  There are already 20 members in the group and I encourage you to join and start a new discussion thread with your links, resources and examples for using ‘ePortfolios’ with students.

The link to the ‘ePortfolios’ group at LearnCentral is: http://www.learncentral.org/group/26108/eportfolios