How can you use classroom web site? Some ideas to
Share student work.
Creating a place on the web where students can
share their work with the world, expands their
audience. Writing to a large authentic audience
motivates students to do their best
Post class information.
Post assignments, notes, studycasts, graphic
organizers, class documents etc. Posting class
materials allows students access to class
materials anytime, anywhere.
Guide student work.
Use your website to steer students to useful
searches and supplemental materials. Post links
to materials and web resources you find
Communicate with parents.
A website is a great way to keep parents up to
date about what students are learning in your
class. When you post assignments, due dates,
sample student work, etc. it makes it easy for
parents to become a partner in teaching and
Use your website to keep track of documents and
assignments. Think of it as your virtual filing
Collaborate with other teachers, students or
Use your website as a way to link with other
teachers from across the county to across the
Some E3T options include:
With so many tools to choose from, identifying
which one will work for your students and you can
be a challenge. Use the chart below to compare the
options recommended for use in the E3T project.
Want to know more
about the pros and cons,
classroom uses for each tool? Download or
open this comparison sheet.
+ LOG = BLOG
is a website where entries are written in
chronological order. They are commonly displayed in
reverse chronological order. Usually they are
narrative in fashion.
is a password protected online course management
tool that can help teachers organize their course
materials. Teachers use Blackboard to store on line
material, post student work, post homework
assignments, collect grades, and organize their
is your own professional website where you can add
content such as documents, video, pictures text
etc. Teachers can customize the content and easily
manage multiple pages to support multiple class