Building a WordPress Site For Your Classroom: Professional Development

  • Purpose of this professional development (5 minutes)
    • Needed a daily starting site for my students
    • Wanted an easy way for students to see what’s happened each day
    • Required a site that could host video, documents, links, and blogs
      • See the hundreds of popular brands using WordPress here
      • Learn the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org here

     

  • Quick exploration of my personal WordPress site (5 minutes)

     

  • Take a look at my school website (5 minutes)
    • In process of changing from a static page to a daily blog
    • www.FoleyD87.wordpress.com
      • Free domain name
      • Custom background
      • Pages at top
      • Recent posts
      • Search bar
      • Categories
      • Calendar

     

  • Build your own site and questions (25 minutes)

 

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