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Reflect and Decide

Reflect 
Now that you have looked at several classroom/teacher websites...
  1. What are your general observations? 
  2. What design features (colors, fonts, layouts, domain names, etc.) stood out to you? 
  3. What content features (types of articles, photos, videos, assignments, files, etc.) stood out to you?
Decide 
Now that you have reflected, start to make some decisions..
  1. What is your purpose in creating a class website? 
  2. Why do you want a class website? 
  3. Who is your target audience? 
  4. Who will add content to this site?
  5. What are 5 features or items that you think are most important for your class website? 
  6. What are 3 or 4 names that you have in mind for your site?
  7. Other?
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Additional Resources

Additional Tips
  1. Start simple and build as you have time and experience.
  2. Include an "about page" and a "contact" page.
  3. Make it easy to navigate
  4. Make it easy to read:
    • Pay attention to text and background colors. Make sure there is a lot of contrast between the color of the text and the background color.
    • Make sure the text is large and comfortable to read.