Showing posts from August, 2016

Students Can Dress Up a Blog by Editing Header Title

First step to  beautifying and personalizing one's blog is by creating a  custom header. The header is the place where the Title of a Blog resides. Sometimes the header includes a quote or one-line description nested under the title. A student or teacher can add some extra pizazz to a header by inserting an image background. Please read the directions below to learn how easy this is do!
Choosing Font Style for Header TitleSign into theBlogger DashboardClick the Blog Title you want to editSelectTemplate found in the listing under New post Click the Customize under "Live on Blog"Under Templates select AdvancedIn the next column select Blog TitleChoose Font StyleSelect Font:BoldItalicSizeColorClickApply to Blog
Changing Description Font Color
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Don't Forget to Unhide Comments...

It's the first week of school and you shared a blog with your students providing an opportunity for them to comment on a post. After discussing "Appropriate Digital Citizenship" and positive ways to write a comment you wanted the students to practice. As a wise teacher would you've kept the blog private, and set restrictions on the comment area for review before posts are published. However for some reason you weren't receiving the comments. What could be wrong?

Did you Turn on the Comments Settings?

Adding a Link to Blogger Post

If a student is writing a book study post they might want to link to the Authors website or a summary about the book. This allows the student to provide supporting details for their writing. The ability to link to websites and files is a skill the students will carry over into the business world.

Adding a link to words a post is as easy as spreading jam onto a piece of toast. Please follow these simple directions for linking a website to post text.

Highlight the Text in the PostClick on the Word "Link" in the Compose editor Tool BarType or Paste the URL in the Web Address WindowMake sure the Text Display shows the words you highlightedSelect if you would like the link opened in a new browser windowClick Okay

Test the link in the post to see if it connects to the webpage.
Great job! 
You have now created a Text Link in a Blogger Post.

Happy Blogging!