2010 K-12 Teacher Academy Yavapai College TELS Dept.
Blog is short for “web log”. It’
s basically an online journal that you can add extra features to. There are many free sites to get a blog. We are going touse Blogger, which is part of Google, so if you already have a Googleaccount, you can simply add a blog to your account, otherwise you will set up a Google account when you create your blog.
Set up your blog
and clicking “CREATE A BLOG”.
Then follow the steps. Keep these things in mind as you do so:-
You can change the title, template, and otherwise alter your blog later,
so don’t worry
about what choices you make at the initial setup.
**The blog address is permanent and cannot contain spaces.
You can have multiple blogs on one account,
so you can easily make separate blogs forwork, school, family, and so on.
Once you’re set up, you’ll wri
te your first post,
which should look similar towriting an email. You can add images, links and use the formatting tools at the top of thecomposing window.-
Posts appear chronologically.
You can change the order of their appearance bychanging the post date.
You can edit or delete posts at any time.
Reader feedback via
can be allowed or not allowed with various levels of moderation.
Customize your blog
by using the “Layout” tools.
hundreds of modular tools to add snippets of information, feeds, videos,and so on to the periphery of your blog. One of the most popular is the
, which isyour list of links to other blogs or websites.-
Change the look of your blog:
fonts and colors, templates, header image, and muchmore can be customized.