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Teacher's Guide on The Use of Google Sites in The Classroom

Teacher's Guide on The Use of Google Sites in The Classroom
Google Sites is a great tool for creating webpages . "It is in fact a wiki, blog,portfolio, all rolled into one easy to use package". Google Sites brings together all of the other great Google services in that it allows users to embed Google Docs, Calendar, YouTube, Picasa albums, and much more. In this post Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is going to explore with you different ways and tips on how to tap into the educational potential of this tool and provide you with some practical ideas on how to use it with your students in the classroom. Why use Google Sites in The Classroom ? Here are some of the pertinent reasons why you should consider using Google sites with your students : 1- Using Google Site to Create A Classroom Website 2- How to Create A Class Calendar 3- Webinar on Google Sites for your Classroom Examples of great Google Sites from schools and educators 1- A Study of Politics for the digital generation 2- World History 3- Gone Google 4- Online Learning Circles

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EdTech Chic: Creating Rollover Images in #Google Sites #BISDwired My cousin (Hi Natalie!) works for this cool company, Financial Social Media, that helps financial organizations harness the power of social media and digital marketing. As I was checking out their website, I happened upon their "About Us - Team Members" page and LOVED the format! Creating Classroom Websites with Google Sites There are some powerful things you can do with your Classroom Website. This tutorial should help with starting and maintaining your school website. Table Of Contents Section 1: Deciding on Content Step 1: Decide what you want on your website.

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Sample Sites - Working With Google Sites Here's a Media Center's site I recently came across. Outstanding! Here is a site created by Kelli Stoa, elementary music teacher. Kelli created this site for Emerson elementary, but took a position in another district. She was easily able to edit this site and use for her new position. Good luck Kelli. 25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom 25 Teaching Tools For The Digital Classroom: Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage What You Do by Mike Acedo Over the years, many of us have personally experienced the growth of technology in today’s classrooms.

Horizontal navigation colors Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 Last time, we finished with a very plain looking Google Site with horizontal navigation to a few dummy pages: In this post, we’ll select a color scheme, and customize font and background colors on the Google Site. I’ve found Colour Lovers to be a very good site for getting ideas for web friendly color schemes. Google Sites as a Tool for Student Portfolios - Flipped Events Google Sites Resources Intermediate/Advanced For advanced users, try at least 2 of the following activities. Try using the embed gadget in the Featured category to embed a non-Google product such as a Slideshare or VoiceThread link. Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program. Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader. Documents to Help You Get Started Back to Top Culture at Manor New Tech High School

Google Sites for Teacher Web Pages and Student Projects - Flipped Events Introduction to Google Sites 1. Create a Google Site or in your Google Apps account. 2. Decide on a topic for the site. Ideally this will be something that a student or teacher might use.

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