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

Objectives:
Participants will be able to utilize 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, video and embedded elements.
Participants will be able to utilize advanced features of their blog including plug-ins.

Agenda
Update Wordpress account (username & password)
Update existing blog or create new blog
  • Blog settings (hide from searches, etc)
  • Add another user
Blog Dashboard Review
Settings
  • Comments
  • Design - widgets
  • Mime types
Post and Page Tool Review
  • Media Library Options - uploading media constraints and options
  • HTML embedding
  • File type

Tools: Wordpress blog