Creating a Classroom Website

Learn how to create a classroom website and how having one can make you a more effective and dynamic teacher.

Get a teaching tool that will help you become a more modern, effective and dynamic teacher. This easy-to-understand course will help build a published classroom website complete with content, images, links, and a blog.

for just $129.99.

Multiple Start Dates -
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Wednesday, July 17, 2024


About Creating a Classroom Website

Learn how to create a classroom website in this fun, easy-to-understand course for teachers. In no time, you'll build an interactive site with text, images, videos, and more. We will cover how to create an engaging website that visitors will want to come back to again and again. You will see how creating a classroom website will help with the home-school connection every teacher strives for. Finally, you will discover how simple it is to create a classroom website and how having one can make you a more effective and dynamic teacher.

Prerequisites & Requirements

Creating a Classroom Website


There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Mac: macOS 10.10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Planning a Classroom Website

In the first lesson, you'll learn it's easier and more fun to create a classroom website than you might think. We'll explore the benefits of a classroom website. Next, we will discuss ways that a website can help you organize information, instruct your students, and interact with others. Then you'll create a plan for your very own classroom website.

Getting Started

In this lesson, you'll put your plan into action! You'll learn about website builders, the benefits and drawbacks as you begin to create a website. You will also find out how to keep your students safe as they engage in online activities.

Designing Your Website

In this lesson, you'll bring your site to life with formatting. You'll give your website visual appeal as you add color to text and background. You'll also learn to format and arrange text, giving your site a unique, professional look. We will also discuss how and why to add images, and review copyright rules. By the end of this lesson, your website will have a name, a theme, and images!

Organizing Your Website

Your website will really start to take shape in this lesson. You will spend some time focusing on what is important to your particular website and how you want to arrange the material in order to create flow. This work will make your website easy to navigate for your users.

Adding Links and Resources

In this lesson, you'll take your website to the next level by adding links! You'll learn all about the different kinds of links and how to create them. You will also explore the benefits and challenges of using Open Educational Resources (OERs) on your site.

Multimedia Elements

In this lesson, we will make your website come alive with motion and sound. Adding additional audio and video elements to your website will help make it engaging and exciting for everyone that uses it. We will also look at how your students can create their own multimedia and how it can be used to flip the classroom.


Today, we'll focus on WebQuests: unique Internet learning adventures. You'll discover everything there is to know about what successful WebQuests look like and how they can be used to enrich and educate your students.

WebQuests Continued

We will continue our exploration of WebQuests and compare them to scavenger hunts. By the end of this lesson, you will have a WebQuest that you can link to your website complete with a well-thought-out evaluation process of the work done by students when completing the WebQuest.


Are you ready to implement a great communication tool in your classroom? Today, you'll develop your own blog that will enhance your teaching and create a learning environment that transcends your classroom's walls. By the end of this lesson, you'll have the knowledge you need to create a blog, teach your students about blogging, and use blogs effectively.

Student Engagement

We all know the importance of keeping your students engaged in their learning in the classroom. However, how do you do it when they are on your website? In this lesson, we will discuss practical ways you can keep your students engaged while using your website.


Get to know the foundational language behind your website in this lesson. This will help you make small modifications to your website even when using a website builder and help with troubleshooting.

Going Live and Maintaining Your Website

In this lesson, you will find out how to publish your site and how to keep it looking good throughout the school year and in years to come.


Creating a Classroom Website Instructor

Kt (Katie) Paxton

Kt (Katie) Paxton is a certified teacher with a Master's Degree in Education focusing on Learning and Technology. She has more than 20 years of classroom experience and has been an online instructor since 2003. She also owned and managed a home daycare for five years and is the author of More Adventures With Kids in San Diego. Furthermore, Kt has trained and placed tutors with at-risk students in over 100 schools in addition to working with the students herself.

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When you choose the ExpertRating Creating a Classroom Website, you can be sure that you are choosing a respected certification that is recognized by hundreds of private employers in the US and other countries.

ExpertRating offers its training and testing services to some of the biggest and best companies in the world, such as Convergys Corp, UPS, GAP, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coke, Citrix, IKEA Systems, Google and Ericsson, to name a few.


Life Coach Certificate

When you purchase the Creating a Classroom Website, you also receive the highly recognizable hard copy certificate at your physical address within 12-15 days of taking the exam.

  • The certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the word "online".
  • You will receive an online transcript that mentions your score and you can use it to prove your certified credentials on the internet or to employers and customers.
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