Posted by admin | Posted in Blogs, Primary Elementary, Secondary Elementary, Teacher Resources, Web2.0, Websites | Posted on 23-10-2007
Tags: Blogs, classroom, communication, school, Websites
What it is: Weebly is a place to create free websites and blogs. Weebly makes it extremely easy to create a website or a blog because of its drag and drop interface, ready made designs, ability to customize content simply, and the drag and drop approach to organizing pages. These websites are easy to create and have great looking, professional results.
How to integrate Weebly into the classroom: Teachers, use Weebly to create a class website. Here your students can explore topics that you are studying in class, view any assignments that are due, see class pictures, read newsletters, and find content related links. A class website can become the hub for any classroom. Post all current information on your class site, pictures of field trips you have taken, add links to websites you are using in class, other 2.0 resources that you are using such as mind maps, update your classroom blog, etc. This is a great way to boost classroom-home communication. Weebly makes it so easy to quickly create and update pages, it is the perfect platform for classroom webpages.
Tips: Weebly has a great live demo where you can try the site out before signing up for a free account.