Some suggestions for first steps in Youth Voices
http://www.youthvoices.net

Log in>Account Settings>check or change if needed, the password and email

No pictures (photographs)

Creative commons images only
Short video explaining creative commons at:
http://mirrors.creativecommons.org/getcreative/
part 2:
http://mirrors.creativecommons.org/reticulum_rex/

Complete the profile
http://elggplans.wikispaces.com/Props+for+the+Profile
fill in likes and dislikes and authors…

Make avatar (No pictures – or photographs unless you took it)

Use sentence starters to respond to posts

Posts are always composed in Google Docs or Word before posting to the blog – the post is a crafted piece of writing
http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=ah5nf8jcvtpw_8d6dpj7
http://elggplans.wikispaces.com/Blogging+Guidelines

See suggestions for sentence starters
http://elggplans.wikispaces.com/Sentence+Starters

See all lesson plans for suggestions:
http://elggplans.wikispaces.com/