Blog Set Up, Design and Personalization Assignment

Edublogs

Class Reminders

*Activate Teams

* WAVE Sign Up / Spare Blocks

Edublog

Your job is to set up your blog, create the category titled tech team, and alter the design of your blog. Your blogs will be used to interact with the course content, and for assessment. We want your blogs to showcase the school, and illustrate the power of our blogging culture. Essentially, make this blog your own, design it, create it, and play with it so, it is personalized for you.

Create a Tech Team Category

Step 1: Go to www.myriverside.sd43.bc.ca

Step 2: Login to your blog

Step 3: Add a Tech Team Category

a) Go to posts

b) Go to categories

c) Create a category

Name – Tech Team

Slug – DO NOTHING

Parent – The Grade You are In

Click – Add New Category

d) Go to Appearance

e) Go to Menus

f) Add the Tech Team Category to the Menu, drag it to where you want it in your blog, click update.

Use the Divi Builder Plugin

Step 1: Go to plugins

Step 2: Activate the DiVi builder

DiVi Design Assignment

Step 1: Customize your theme, title and About Me Page using the Divi plugin.

DiVi Review Assignment

Step 1: Answer Questions

A) What are the strengths? Things you found useful.

d) What are the  weaknesses? Things you found could be improved.

e) How can this plugin be used in a classroom setting to enhance student learning? Would you use it and/or recommend it?

Step 2: Post to Your Blog

Title: Tech Team  DiVi Review

Category: Tech Team

Tag: TechTeamAssignment

Assessment

Due: Tuesday October 15th

DiVi Design – DiVi Design Rubric

Widget and Plugin in Review – DiVi Review Rubric

Edublog Resources

Here is a list of resources to help you personalize your blog.

Edublogs Help Site: http://help.edublogs.org/user-guide/

Edublogs – Complete Manual

Edublogs – Creating Menu’s, Categories, and Pages

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