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http://ictic.hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca


Eric Therrien

June

2013


The purpose of this document is to provide support to you on how to set up and develop your web site. W
ebsite
s

are

a
great communication tool. Parents like and enjoy knowing what
is going on in their children’s classroom. Drupal is an
option accessible t
o all teachers through the Department of Education and Early Childhood
Development EduPortal
.


First you must log in to the EduPortal at
https://edapps.ednet.ns.ca/eduportal/Login.aspx

and cl
ick “Teacher Web
Space” to get started
. You will find an overview of Drupal on pages 2 and 3 of this document and how to activate your
account on page 4. Once your account is activated you may continue to develop your web site using the steps provided
belo
w.

Table of Contents

1
-

Drupal Overview

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2,3

2
-

How to activate your account ?

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4

3
-

How to create a new site?............................................

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4

4
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How to edit the main menu?

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6

5
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How to switch theme?..................................

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7

6
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How to modify the site info?....................................

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.

7

7
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How to edit the home page?..........................................
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8

8
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How to edit the about me page?.......................

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9

9
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How to create content?..........................
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10

10
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How to create content: Calendar Events?......................

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11

11
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How to create content: Homework?...............................

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12

12
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How to create content: Documents?..............................

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13

13
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How to c
reate content: Book page?................................

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14

14
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How to create content: Quick Links?.................................

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15

15
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How to manage your content?..........................................

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16

16
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How to
disable,
delete

and reset yo
ur password?............

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You will find information at
http://ictic.hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca

regarding:

the EduPortal
,

E
-
Learning (Moodle),
the
Ednet Cloud
, etc
.

as well as documents and links that will be useful to you as an
educator.

This is a Drupal web site
that
contains
the update
d

Drupal: Step by Step

and additional resources such as small
tutorial
videos
.

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Eric Therrien

June

2013

Drupal Overview

Drupal is web base management system, it allows teachers to create web pages.

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6.

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Eric Therrien

June

2013

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Eric Therrien

June

2013


2.

How to activate your account?

First you must log into the EduPortal
at
https://edapps.ednet.ns.ca/eduportal/Login.aspx

then click on

“Teacher Web
Space”

in
order to get access to the

administration section of the
web space
service.



3.

How to create a new site?





2,

Since this is your first time you
must enter your <Client name>.


Your <Client name> is your full
name. Ex: E
ric Therrien




3(a),

Click on:
<Create a new site>

**If you already created a site and want
to create a new
site please go

to the
EduPortal and click on:
<Teacher Web
Space>

to get access to the
administra
tion section of your Drupal
site.

3(
b)
,

Y
our domai
n name is the name
of your site for example:
MrFan.hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca

t
he first part of your domain
name is up to your discretion
but

it must be
followed by a
period then your school board
acronym then
teachers.ednet.ns.ca as shown
above
.

Once you ha
ve enter your
Domain
Name
,

c
lick

Tab
to proceed
.


3(
c)
, L
eave the Encryption as is:

<Disabled>


3(
d)
,

Y
our
Client

is the name you
enter
ed

when you activated your
account

(It should be showing).


3(
e)
,

Select
French

or
English
as
your
p
latform
.



3(
f)
,
C
lick

Save
to proceed
,
please
wait a few minutes as your
computer relays data to the
DOEECD server.



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Eric Therrien

June

2013









After a few minutes a green

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捬楣k
:

<Log in
to


name of your site>







Now you have to create a password
for your
site.

Click
: Log in






You can change the email if you
wish for all communication related
to this site.


Enter a password for your site.


Please remember to save your password
in a safe place.


Once you
have entered your
password and confirmed your
pass
word
click


Save
”.


CONGRA
T
ULATION
S
!
You

have now
completed the set up and can begin
creating your web site.

(
You may cre
ate up to 4 web sites with
your account.)


I suggest you now
click on
:
Log out

and go the name of you
r

site ex:

http://....hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca

and click on

Log in
at the bottom of

your site
.







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Eric Therrien

June

2013



4.

How to edi
t the
m
ain
m
enu
?










To log into your site your username
is you
r

40000000 number

and your
P
assword

is the one you created
earlier
.









Once you

ha
ve log
ged

into your site
click on

E
dit the
M
ain
M
enu

to
disable the default tab at the top of
your site
.



Your default main menu contains 9
tab at the top of your site, Home,
About Me, Blog, et
c.


DO
N
OT DELETE

any menu item
,

simply uncheck the enable
box to
have them
disable
.


You may edit the title of the
Menu
items

but you can’t alter the
function for example:

I could change my Events
Menu item

to Classroom News but I could not
change it to Classroom Blog because
you will still have the calendar
disp
layed on the page.

(These
Menu items

are templates.)


Notice
for example
I have unchecked

books, documents and gallery
,

since I
am not ready to add content
to

those features on my web site
.


Click

Save configuration


to proceed


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Eric Therrien

June

2013



5.

How to s
witch
t
heme
?



6.

How to
m
odify the site info?





After you click
Save

c
onfiguration

you will notice that all uncheck
boxes are now disable
d

and your
main menu now only has 5 tab
s

instead of 9 in your default settings
.


To move
a
menu item you simply
have to click hold and drag the
double arrow sign
.


You can switch
Themes

t
o change
the look of your website.

This is done by enabling the theme
you wish to use by clicking on the
Enabled

small box
,

as well as the
Default

small circle.


I recommend the

<
0 Point
>

theme
. It
has a drop down menu feature
which I like.

C
lick on

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e con晩gura瑩on

located at the bottom of the page.

You can change the name that is
display
ed

on the top banner of your
site.

You need to change the default
email address to your professional
email address.

You may add a footer message such
as: All rights

reserved or a quote as
you wish
.

Click
Save configuration
to proceed
.




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http://ictic.hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca


Eric Therrien

June

2013

7.

How to e
dit
the
<Home>

page?










After you click on <
Home>
you will
get
a
screen to your right, just click
on

edit
to modify the content of
your home page
.


The title box is what your site will
display on the t
op of the menu. Ex:
We
lcome to Mr. Therrien web site.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to manage
my content to change it afterward
.


You may add an attachment to your
home page such as
a

video
,
Powerpoint, W
or
d

document or P
df

f
ile
, et
c.


In the body section you may want to

write an overview of your site,

etc.






Leave the
Menu settings

as is
;

these
will be discuss further on in this
document.


C
lick

Save
to proceed


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http://ictic.hrsbteachers.ednet.ns.ca


Eric Therrien

June

2013

8.

How to e
dit
the
<About
Me
>

page?





After you click on <
About Me
> you
will
get a
screen to y
our right, just
click on edit
to modify the content
of your about me page.



You can change
the title of your
About Me

page.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to
manage my content to change it
afterward
.


Complete the section wit
h your
name, school and contact email
.


In the section
<A little something
about
me :
>

I suggest you write
something about
what are you
teaching,
your teaching philosophy,

etc.


Complete the section with your
contact phone
number
at school.

You may add
a p
hoto if you wish.

In the links section I would suggest
you
link
to
your school or school
board web site.

Leave the
Menu settings

as is, these
will be discuss further on in this
document.


Click

Save
to proceed



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

9.

How to create content?




















With Drupal web design you can
create a

variety of different
content
s

to enhance your web site
,
such as events, homework,
documents quick links, etc.

I will
ela
borate further
la
ter in this
document
.


I would not recommend add
ing

another
<About Me> and <Homepage Blurb>

since we already edited
them in the
previous section of this document.


*** A
<Book Page>
in Drupal is
a
way to add content by adding tab to
the main menu.


I would not suggest
adding

a
Gallery

(photos)

unless you have permission
form sign
ed

by students and
parents.


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Eric Therrien

June

2013

10.

H
ow to c
reate content
:
Calendar
Events
?






After y
ou click on
<Create Content
and Calendar Events
>

you will get
the screen to the right
.

Add a title of your event in the
Event box.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to
manage my content to change it
afterward
.

You can select the
date and
times of
your event to be publish

such as:
March break, parent
-
teacher
interview, field trip, band concert,
e
tc.

You can add an
attachment

such as
a

promotion video

or field trip
permission form
, etc.


You may add some text of your
event in the De
tails and Description
section.




Leave the
Menu settings

as is
;

these
will be discuss further on in this
document.


Click

Save
to proceed



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

11.


How to create content
: Homework?





After you click on
<Create Content
and

Homework
>

you will get the
screen to the right.

Add a title of your
ho
mework
assignment
.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to
manage my content to change it
afterward

You can select the date

of
your
homework
.

In the instructions section you may
wish to link to

instructional video
s,
documents

or spe
cific web site
related to the homework.




You can add an
attachment

such as
the rubric of a major project, etc.


You can also add images to your
homework.


Leave the
Menu settings

as is, these
will be discuss further on in this
document.


Click

Save
to pr
oceed



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

12.


How to c
reate content
:
Document
s?









After you click on
<Create Content
and
Document
>

you will get the
screen to the right.

Add a title of your
document
in the
Documents Page Title
box.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to
manage my content to change it

afterward.

You can add an attach
ment such as
course outline document, classroom
PowerPoint
, E
xcel spreadsheet,
videos, etc.


You may add some text of your
document
in the

Details and
Description

section.




Leave the
Menu settings

as is;

these
will be di
scuss further on in this
document.



Click

Save
to proceed



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

13.


How to create content: Book page
?

















After you click on
<Create Content
and Book page>

you will get the
screen to the right.

Add a title of your book in the Title
box.

You can add a description in the
body if you wish.


Click o
n menu setting and had a
menu link title to be display on the
main menu.



Click on Book outline and select
<create a new book>


C
lick

Save
to proceed



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

14.


How to create
content: Q
uick
L
inks?




















After you click on
<Create Content
and quick links>

you will get the
screen to the right.

Add a
title of your Quick link name
in the title box.

You can wait to publish the item by
selecting
NO and then go to
manage my content to change it
afterward.

Add the quick link title and the quick
link URL.


You may choose to add it in a book
if you wish or in

change the parent
item, I would leave it as a primary
link as default.


C
lick

Save
to proceed


*
Please note that your quick link
s

will appear when you log out of you
r

site.



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Eric Therrien

June

2013

15.


How to manage
y
our content?


16.


How to
disable,
delete

and reset your
password
?

Go log
into the EduPortal

at
https://edapps.ednet.ns.ca/eduportal/Login.aspx


then click on “Teacher
Web Spa
ce”
in
order to get access to the

administration section of the web
space service.












After you click on
<manage my
content
>

and <Apply>

you will get
the screen
to the right.


You may edit or delete any pages
since this will display all the pages
created of your web site.




Click
<manage my sites>

Now you should be able to have the
list of all your sites that you created.

You may disable your site if you do
not w
ish for the content to be seen
on the internet, ex: during a leave of
absence.

*You may delete a site that you
created but you
must disable

it first
and then delete it.
Once you confirm
you will have to wait a few minutes
for your site to connect with the
server.


You can reset your
web site
password by selecting your site and
click reset password. You will have a
one
-
time log it to reset your
password.