Training Exercise – Close your eyes
How many veteran teachers do we have? Who has the most years?
Brand new teachers?
Staff Development GIF
Kinda like Moneyball quote: Billy Beane: Would you rather get one shot in the head or five in the chest and bleed to death?
Peter Brand: Are those my only two options?
My father in law once told me when he stood in front of his staff here at Konawa he would tell them “I do feel a little like Liz Taylor’s 8th husband on their wedding night. I know what to do but I’m not sure this will be very exciting for you. But I’m sure gonna try.”
SAID NO TEACHER EVER! Video
I’m here to help you develop your teacher webpage. I am not fluent in Geek yet.
So with that, let’s take a look at some teacher webpages, beginning with the one I developed from my own Principals page at Silo and since working at Gabbart.
http://oklahoma.demoforschools.com Click on Elementary, then Mike Palmer
Left Sidebar, Right Sidebar, Content Area
Left Sidebar = Slideshow, Twitter Feed, Navigation (my pages that I’ve created), Contact info, Google Safe Search, Weather
Right Sidebar = E-Note Signup, Countdown timers, Web Poll, Announcement/Video, Quick Links
Content Area =
Teachers Doing It Right! Page
Coaches? Right side bar click on Paris Football, Muskogee
FFA? Stillwater FFA
Band? Pride Of Durant
Form page …. Baseball Camp Application
Let’s all login
Important updates, Webinars
Need Help? We pride ourselves in support. We have a great support system. You can call us 6 days a week from 8am-9pm. We have gotten calls at 11:00 at night. Put us in as Website Guy. Don’t Mike Palmer. We don’t want your spouse going through your phone going who is this. Mike from Gabbart? Why yes I do wear khaki’s and a blue polo shirt.
If you are working more than 10 minutes a week on your website, you’re doing it wrong or an overachiever. If you are stuck and can’t figure something out in 4-5 minutes, call us, send in a support ticket. Don’t be afraid to call on us.
Back to site, Buttons at top of page
Edit this page
Control Panel 1. Help Center 2. Manage Your Profile 3. Academic Standards 4. Statistics
Messaging 1. E-Notes Lite
Sidebar Modules – Sidebar Layouts – Manage Modules – Drop drown – Enotes signup – save – move
Have teachers sign up on my page. Demonstrate sending enote
Click on your name – back to site – edit this page
Three button at top
Demonstrate text editor UPDATE button
Color picker / palette
Hid page navigation at bottom of page
Lesson Plans. LP are important for students and parents. Proven that test scores and grades increase when parents access this feature.
Add a page – Assignments / Homework / Lesson plans
Calendar an event
Kid President Video