Create an iPhone/iTouch bookmark for your site

Ever noticed that when you bookmark some sites on your iPhone or iTouch and add an icon to your home screen that the new icons just don’t look as cool as all the others you have on there? Is your students’ Web sites one of those sites?

While there are many much larger fish to fry to get a site up and going, this is one of those things that is very easy to do and will make your web team feel accomplished with a short term goal. There are numerous places on the web that will teach you how. Here is an article by Dave Taylor though called “How to create a custom Apple iPhone icon for your Web site” that should do the trick.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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