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Mahara 1.4 Cookbook by Ellen Marie Murphy

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Creating a classroom page to share with families

It's always a nice idea to have a web page where families can find out the latest happenings in the classroom, download any documents they may need (like permission slips), and get ideas on how they can support what you are doing in the classroom.

In this recipe, we will create a page similar to this. The page includes a journal, a slideshow, documents to download, and contact information. It also provides places where parents can ask questions or post comments. It's extremely simple to build, but so effective. And, it can become part of your permanent portfolio (something that might be extremely useful when applying for recertification).

Getting ready

You will need to create a journal specifically ...

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