EQ: How can Wordpress blogs be used to communicate with students, parents and the community?

Objectives:
Participants will be able to create a Wordpress account and a blog page.
Participants will be able to complete the settings for their blog to represent their individual goals for their blog.
Participants will be able to post to their page including text, images and video.
Participants will be able to moderate comments on their blog.

Agenda
Create Wordpress account (username & password)
Create Blog
  • Blog settings (hide from searches, etc)
  • Add another user
Blog Dashboard
Write a Post
Preview Blog
Write a Page
Settings
  • Design
  • Mime types
Approving and Deleting Comments
Advanced Tools in post editor
Toolbar
Adding files and other Media (Media Library)

Tools: Wordpress blog, handout on tech support site