Thursday, June 20, 2013

Classroom Website Planning Guide



The single most important technology type thing I have done in my career has been creating a classroom website.  And let me tell you, it has changed me and everything that I do technology wise.  I started my first website years ago and it still continues to grow and change (Check my class website out here!)  This summer, I am teaching a few classes on how to create a website and what to put on it.  I feel this is so important- when I created mine, I just kinda started and added things as I went.  I've never been much of a planner when it comes to that.  Now fast forward 5+ years- planning a website can save you tons of times.  It gives you a road map of where you are going and where you want to end up.  It also helps you to identify who your audience is- parents, community members, teachers, students.  Now, this can change a million times between now and completion time but to help with this journey, I have created a classroom website planning guide.  This guide has absolutely everything that I could think of to include!  If creating a classroom website is on your summer to do list (and it should be!)  be sure to check this out!




Leah is the author of the blog Learn With Leah.  You can connect with her via FacebookTwitterPinterest, or through her monthly newsletter filled with tech tips and more!



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3 comments:

  1. Hi Leah,
    I completely agree with your opening statement in your post. Ever since I decided to build a useful classroom website that became the launching pad for what I have learned in educational technology. It has led me to blogs like yours where I continue to build my skills and learn from other educators. I have started using more Google products also, but our district uses School Loop as our website host. Thanks so much for sharing your guide. I plan on sharing it with others. I have been posting my site on your Techie Tuesday, but here is the link also:
    http://vhes.tvusd.k12.ca.us/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1283110955227

    Thanks for all of your help,
    Dale Borgeson
    Temecula, CA
    Third Grade

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