Google Sites

Google Sites is a web-based editor for creating and managing websites. Teachers, staff and students can create websites to showcase school work without writing a single line of code. Sites is intuitive and easy to integrate in the classroom for embedding documents, videos, images, sharing calendars.  Sites can be used with School District Five of Lexington & Richland Counties existing websites.  

Google Sites Introduction Video


Google Sites - Infographic

Sites - Cheat Sheet


Google Sites Basics - Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Google Sites in the Classroom (5 mins)

Lesson 2

Understanding Design When Creating Websites (10 mins)

Lesson 3

Creating a Google Site (25 mins)

Lesson 4

Embedding Media in Google Sites (25 mins)

Lesson 5

Modifying Google Sites Layouts and Navigation Menus (20 mins)

Lesson 6

Sharing Google Sites with Others (10 mins)

Lesson 7

Customizing and Managing Google Sites (20 mins)


Google Sites Advanced - Lessons

Lesson 1

Advanced Settings: Navigation Menus for Google Sites (20 mins)

Lesson 2

Advanced Sharing Settings: Page-Level Permissions (15 mins)

Lesson 3

Advanced Settings in Google Sites (25 mins)

Lesson 4

Making Your Classroom Site More Engaging (45 mins)

Lesson 5

Using Page Templates in Google Sites (30 mins)

Lesson 6

Embedding Media on a Google Site (20 mins)

Lesson 7

Adding Google Forms, Groups and Moderator to Stimulate Classroom Conversations (20 mins)

Lesson 8

Building a Site Template for Student Coursework or E-portfolio

(10 mins)