Weebly Web Site Accessories for Teachers

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Add specialized features to your classroom web site.

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<ul><li> 1. </li></ul> <p> 2. 3. Start your Free Weebly Site with a User Name, Password, and email address.http://www.weebly.com/ 4. Keep it Simple at First </p> <ul><li>You dont need : </li></ul> <ul><li>software to create your site or download files </li></ul> <ul><li>a web host for your domain name </li></ul> <ul><li>file transfer host </li></ul> <ul><li>special permissions </li></ul> <ul><li>advertising to stay active </li></ul> <ul><li>1.Start with a simple format and add elements little by little as the year progresses. </li></ul> <ul><li>2.You dont have be tech savvy special or be a web designer. </li></ul> <ul><li>3.Saves paper and time. Students who are absent can view the lesson online.</li></ul> <ul><li>4.Update and edit when it is convenient for you.</li></ul> <p> 5. Teacher Web Sites</p> <ul><li>What Web Site Accessories do Teachers put in Their </li></ul> <ul><li>Web Sites?</li></ul> <ul><li>Animations, Avatars </li></ul> <ul><li>Class Schedule &amp; Calendar </li></ul> <ul><li>Google Maps</li></ul> <ul><li>Videos and Photos </li></ul> <ul><li>Podcasts &amp; Web Quests</li></ul> <ul><li>PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul> <ul><li>Homework Documents </li></ul> <ul><li>Links to Web Sites</li></ul> <ul><li>Blogs</li></ul> <ul><li>http://www.weebly.com/ </li></ul> <p>http://www.justinboyd.net/WP/ http://aurioste.weebly.com http://urioste.weebly.com http://homepages.wmich.edu/~s0reifsc/ http://techpainter.weebly.com 6. </p> <ul><li>Sign up in Voki for a free avatar accounthttp://www.voki.com/ </li></ul> <ul><li>Then copy the avatar embedded code from Voki and paste it into the HTML Weebly element.</li></ul> <ul><li>http://urioste.weebly.com/</li></ul> <p> 7. The FREE version with Weebly is to upload your video to Flickr and use the embed code.Then use the HTML element and insert your embed code.You get two free short videos to upload a month with Flickr.http://www.flickr.com/WithWeebly Prouse the Video Element under the Multimedia Tab http ://techpainter.weebly.com/everything-about-videos.html 8. Slideshare is a free web site that allows your to download your PowerPoint Presentations.You can store all your presentations, and also view PowerPoint's from other members and download them as well.http://www.slideshare.net/ Embed your PowerPoint into your Weebly Site using theHTML element or the File Element. http://techpainter.weebly.com/powerpoints.html 9. There are a couple of different ways to keep your students informed with deadlinesof their assignments, contests or scholarships. One way is to create an iGoogle account and use the online Google calendar. Sometimes Google calendars can be blocked at school, andanother option is to find a calendar template inWordand upload it as a file and post it for your students in your web site. http://techpainter.weebly.com/web-site-calendar.html Below is an example of Google a Google calendar 10. </p> <ul><li>Google Forms for Online Feedback </li></ul> <ul><li>Poll Daddy </li></ul> <ul><li>Assignment Forms </li></ul> <p>http://techpainter.weebly.com/online-feedback.html 11. If you have aWeebly Proweb site, all you do is drag in the "Audio Player" element and upload your recording. If you do not have Weebly Pro and have the free version instead, then you can upload your podcast to different web sites that will assign your podcast a link. Your link would then be uploaded to your site and made accessible by your students.http://techpainter.weebly.com/podcasts.html Record your voice with a microphone and with the free program called Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ 12. Teachers that sign up as aneducator will get their two free web sites and 10 free student sites to manage.Pro accountsare $29.95a year,and you get 10 sites of your own and 10 student sites.For every teacher that your refer to sign up for Weeblywill get 10 student accounts for free! 13. If you know a little about HTML code your can change the background color, the width of the page and tabs.The picture is easy to change, just click and insert your own JPEG picture file into the design area that has photos.http://www.weebly.com/weebly/main.php Check out Weeblys Design Templates 14. Other Features NotMentioned Include </p> <ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul> <ul><li>Photo Gallery </li></ul> <ul><li>You Tube </li></ul> <ul><li>Nabble Forums </li></ul> <ul><li>RSS Feed Reader </li></ul> <ul><li>Games</li></ul> <ul><li>RSVP Forms </li></ul> <ul><li>Online Bookings</li></ul> <p> 15. You Are Now Ready to Accessorize yourWeb Site! Remember to give your students a reason toSTAY TUNED into your Website! </p>