Google Sites

Objectives:
A technically competent teacher can use website publishing software (like Google Sites) to:
  • create and edit pages 
  • change the look and layout of web pages 
  • maintain effective navigation among pages 
  • provide useful and appropriate information for students and parents 
  • maintain a library of files for student and parent download

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Teaching History with Google Drive and Sites (5:30)
Aaron Nelson, Earl Warren Middle School
Google Sites for World Languages (5:10)
Shea Starr, Canyon Crest Academy


1. Google Sites for Teachers e-book

This book shows you step-by-step instructions for creating and setting up a simple website.  (You can start on page 7, since the previous pages explain how to create a Google account, and you don't need to do that.)

Google Sites for Teachers 2012 by richardbyrne

2. Julie Sharma's Google Sites Tutorials
3.  Answer the questions here...



4.  Watch screencasts for three tips and tricks for editing your website
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4a. Linking to a File
(~4 minutes)


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4b. Making a Class Schedule Page
(~8 minutes)

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4c. Editing the Horizontal Navigation Bar
(~5 minutes)

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