Monday, August 29

Class Starter:  Chris Hadfield’s blog from space.

Blogging your story is one of the most powerful ways to share a unique experience with a huge audience.  Here’s a blog that takes the reader to a place nobody else can go!
Check it out.

Class Activities:

#1 – Successfully start a WordPress Blog Website

Open a free WordPress account using a personal email address.

Follow these instructions:

  1. Go to WordPress to create a profile and use a NON-school email address to sign up.
  2. Click on “start a free blog”
  3. Choose a template
  4. Enter a domain or keyword.  If your domain is available, select the free version.  It will look something like this:   “keyword”
    *tip: make it short, memorable, easy to type.
  5. Select a free plan
  6. Enter your email address and create a password.  (jot it down somewhere, just in case you forget what it is!)
  7. Once your blog is up, make your first blog post.