*Dates are flexible, depending on demand and availability
Teachers nowadays encounter the challenge of staying up to date with the ever fast changes in technology, and the new digital form the world is taking with websites, social networks, learning platforms, the abundance of resources, and many more. On top of that, teachers are expected to teach learners how to use the Internet efficiently. This course will prepare you well for the challenges of creating and managing a webpage for your school or classroom.
* The course can be modified according to the preferences of the attendees
Introduction on what is webpage design and the different ways of creating a website. Overview of the different designing tools on the market today. Find out what is WordPress and what you can do with it! Installing and running it.
Learn how to access your site and how to create a post or a page, how to format text and create and manage links. Find out how to make your webpage more interesting by adding images and image galleries, how to add media from YouTube and other services and how to publish your posts and pages.
Start managing content and editing posts and pages, understand how WordPress handles media content. Learn how to change the appearance of your site, selecting and changing themes, headers, menus, and how to make your site mobile and tablet friendly.
Discover how you can extend WordPress with plugins specially designed for teachers, posting assignments and school events, creating a contact page, adding social media buttons, editing your user profile, adding and managing users/students.
Learn how keep up to date with maintenance and security issues of your classroom’s webpage, the various security plugins you can use and also troubleshooting and solutions if a site crashes.
Workshops – Presentations – Portfolio – Evaluation.