Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Setting up your blog and trying out Google Docs

  1. Go to:
  2. login using your school username and "password" as your password
  3. Go through the rigamarole to change it.
  4. Check out your new email account. If you go into settings, you can change the theme and labs allows you to customize your tools quite a bit. That's you school email account. Yea!
Now click the link in the upper left of the page that says Documents
  1. Click create new and create a new document
  2. Reflect on how you think you might use this new tool.
  3. Name it. We'll use the following naming function:
    • Per# Last First Assignment Title
    • We'll call this assignment: Trial Doc
    • for example: Per5 Giddings Andrew Trial Doc
  4. Share it with me (agiddings) using the Share link in the upper right of the document window. Allow me to edit and I can leave comments for you.
Now go to
  1. login using your FULL fifeschools email address
  2. create a blog (you'll need your cell phone, or one of someone next to you)
  3. email the link to your blog to .
  4. play with it and learn how to use it. Make it pretty if you want to. :)

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