2. to make regular updates about assignments, events, and anything going on in class To engage students in their learning and extend collaboration with classmates and even people all over the world 3. Blog Reflections *Students can be required to post a short (a few sentences or a short paragraph) synopsis of each reading in the students blog. Students can be requested to create a short dialog between the authors of each weeks texts list ways in which the subject of the texts could affect the students life or society reflect on the implications of the texts for life online in the future answer their own key questions from their own perspective 4. ePortfolios 5. http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly 6. Sample pages Awards/Scholarships Coursework Digital stories Description of community activities Goals Links to relevant websites Plans for career development Resume Videos Special skills / knowledge, technical skills, etc. 7. Navigational tabs 8. Decide what pages you want included I use this as a template for my class. I show them this picture so that they know how to set-up their ePortfolio pages. 9. New individual and collaborative skills are emerging. 10. Weebly for Education is Perfect for You and Your Students Use it for creating classroom websites, student e-portfolios, and websites for assigned projects. Their drag & drop website editor is simple to use, and appropriate for use with students of all ages. Weebly enables your students to express themselves creatively using a variety of multimedia features, all within a protected environment that you control. No HTML or technical skills required! Weebly was named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites of the year. 11. Weebly is easy to manipulate Add / Edit text Change text fonts Create links Add PDFs and other documents Alter page layouts with multiple columns Upload Images create a gallery Create a slideshow 12. VIP links Referral code to use for 10 extra student accounts http://bit.ly/MsBWeebly - go here to create your account Weebly's resources http://www.weebly.com/features.php My Weebly sites My ePortfolios - http://MsBisOnline.weebly.com My sample student site http://SampleEngSite.weebly.com 13. Contact me if you need me I am an English Language Arts teacher from New Orleans, Louisiana who looks for all opportunities to integrate technology into my classroom. I blog. http://2blog2share2learn.edublogs.org/ I tweet. http://twitter.com/MsBisOnline I share. http://msbisonline.weebly.com/ Need to contact me? MsVRBurton@gmail.com or MsBpresents@gmail.com (504) 298-9764 about.me/VRBurton myself about.me/BurtonsScholars my class 14. Any Questions ? ? ?