30 Days of Google #3: Create a Blogger blog

Submitted by Fiona Beal

One of the first things I think any teacher who is interested in technology-integration should do is create their own classroom blog.  A classroom blog can transform your class even if the only computer in the class is yours – your laptop! It will give the parents a peek into the classroom setup, and it will join you to a whole lot of new blogging teacher friends around the world. You can involve your students in your blog in so many exciting ways.  Google’s Blogger is a great blogging platform that gives ample free space, and it is also very attractive to look at and user-friendly to use.

So, take the challenge and see if my instructions will help you.

Create a blog using Blogger’s updated interface

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Once you have created your blog there will be other  questions you will come up with. So the next Slideshare looks at the following questions and provides screenshots:

1.How can people join my blog?

2.How can I
add a
blogroll to
my blog?

3.How can I edit a post I have just
written?

4.How can I
change my
background
template?

5.How can I
set up my
comment
box?


Blogging questions

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Well, that should keep you occupied for a while, but the end result will be something you can be proud of. Tomorrow we will take a look at how to backup your blog.



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