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 (Beginner)
Create a username and 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)

Adding Links
Use this code in the text widget to add links -
<a href=“http://Internet URL goes here.”>Title the visitor sees.</a> <br>

Agenda (Advanced - Self Directed - Click on the Movie Icon next to the topic you want to review)
Update your profile
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Blog Dashboard
  • Clean-up from the previous school year
  • Delete previous posts
  • Add or delete additional user(s)
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Review posts and pages
  • Advanced Tools in post editor
  • Toolbar
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Update Your Settings
  • Design (theme)
  • Plugins
  • Mime types
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Approving and Deleting Comments
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Adding files and other Media (Media Library)
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Tools: Wordpress blog