Setup HS ePortfolios

These are tutorials for High School students setup their Online Portfolios.

Step 1. Are you a NEW student at Graded?

If you are NOT a NEW student, then proceed to Step 2.

If you ARE a NEW student: FIRST follow the screencasts below to create a new blog. THEN follow the next steps just as the returning Graded students.

Step 1A. Create a Blogger Account : watch this screencast with instructions

Step 1B. Create a NEW Blog: watch this screencast with instructions

Step 1C. Setup Blog Privacy,  Language and Timestamp : watch this screencast with instructions

Step 1D. Setup LABEL GADGET for your Blog : watch this screencast with instructions

Step 1E. Setup LABELS to Start Posting : watch this screencast with instructions

9th grade, math, science, english, social studies, bss, portuguese, visual arts, phe, balanced, comunicator, critical thinker, curious, inclusive, innovative, reflective, responsible, risk-taker


Step 2. Create Easy Access to Subjects


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Screencast tutorial:

But WHAT IF I don’t have labels for a new subject area in High School like BSS? Once you start posting for BSS and create the label for the first time, then you can add the Subject Menu-Tab at your Pages Gadget!


Step 3. Add Showcase Start Page


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 Copy/Paste SHOWCASE Page content from HERE

Screencast tutorial:


Step 4. Add Showcase Pages for Your Classes


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Screencast tutorial:


Step 5. Separate Labels for Different Subjects


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 STEP 5 B. ADD LINKS TO LABEL NAMES – Screencast tutorial:


Step 6. Always use Grade, Subject and ClassName as labels 


9th grade, subject, class name, learning goal

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Step 7. Now if you want to know more 

How to change/edit design

Write a Blog Post with Label

Embed a Google Doc on a Blog Post

  •   Copy and Paste the Embed code below as shown in the screencast:
  •   Edit the embed code to include width and height of the window to the Google Doc. See in blue at the example below:

Create a link to a Google Doc or any Webpage

  • Google Doc:
  • Go to the Google Doc and Share with Anyone with the Link can View.
  • Copy the URL of the Google Doc.
  • Blogger Post:
  • Highlight the words in the blog post that you want to turn into a link.
  • Click on the Link option at the top menu.
  • Paste the Google Doc URL.
  • Click on the option Open on a New Window.
  • Save

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