Whenever I am asked for recommendation for a first step on the road to technology integration, I suggest creating a classroom blog or website. You can accomplish a lot of things by creating and maintaining a classroom website. You can use it to keep parents updated about what is happening in your classroom, share hand-outs, and use it as a place to showcase your students’ best work. One of the services that I like to use for building websites is Weebly. In the the videos you can learn everything you need to know and more for getting started with Weebly.
Weebly Beginner’s Guide (this video is an hour long).
How’d they do that? – A playlist of quick tips about Weebly.
Applications for Education
Weebly for Education includes all of the intuitive website-building and blogging tools found on Weebly plus features built specifically for education. Weebly for Education offers bulk creation of student accounts which teachers can manage and moderate. Students can create their own websites and blogs using the accounts that you create for them.