Otus has customizable space for regular writing activity. This is a great way for students to have conversations with their peers or answer specific teacher provided prompts. Teachers also have the option to attach an image to their blog post.

You can attach an image to your Blog Post by selecting Blog from the home screen. Select either Create Post or choose the pencil icon next to the desired blog post you would like to edit.

Select Upload. You have the option to upload an image, or images, from your computer or drag and drop the image(s) into the field.

This process will attach a file to your post.

If you'd like to add an image into the body of your post, see below:

  • Select the Image icon
  • Select Upload
  • Select Choose your File - pick the photo you'd like
  • Select Send it to the Server
  • Select OK


To Post/Publish:

Post Now: Will immediately publish the blog

Scheduled: Allows you to select a date for the blog to publish.

Publish: Will publish the blog with the settings selected. If Scheduled was selected, it will only be available for viewing when that date has been reached. If Post Now was selected, it will immediately publish the blog post.

Save as Draft: Will not publish the blog. It will save the blog for editing and will not be available for viewing until you select the Publish button.

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