Google Tools

Google Documents   Aside from Gmail, Google offers a number of services that can be very useful for educators. Below is general information about using Google Docs. You can find specific information about Google Presentations here. How to create and share a Google Document Log in to your gmail and click ‘Documents’. Click Create new/Document To … Read more

How can I add an audio file and flash player to my blog

Normally, you’ll need to upload the audio file to a file storage site like or  During class you can upload files to To add a flash player for the audio, you’ll need to create a new post, select ‘Edit Html’ and use this code: <embed flashvars=”audioUrl=MP3_FILE_URL” height=”22″ quality=”best” src=”” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”400″></embed> (replacing … Read more

Social Bookmarking with Delicious

Social Bookmarking sites like allow you to bookmark sites you like, organize them, share them with others, and access them from any computer or browser.  Each student in TTP CALL will use their own delicious account to maintain a record of sites hey find interesting or useful.  You can register for delicious at: … Read more

How can I change the design of my blog

Screencast Guide To change the design of your blog, click the Design tab If you then click the ‘page elements’ tab, you can add a ‘gadget’ by clicking add gadget. If you click the  Template Designer tab, there will be a variety of other aspects of design that you can change.