Examples of Google Sites used for education purposes

Google Sites is a free website creation tool that connects really well with other GAFE tools if you are a GAFE school.  It is very easy to use and students pick it up very quickly. You can select a template, embed different types of media and attach documents. You can connect to Google drive very easily. You can share the website with whoever you want to or make it public.  If you don’t have GAFE at school you can make a Google site on your normal Gmail account by going to http;//sites.goog...

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Getting help when creating a Google Site

Creating a Google site is a simple affair but there is loads of help available from Google when you have a query. https://goo.gl/43eZvy Here are some links to the various tips from Google Support: Getting started Creating a site Site templates Creating pages Page templates Different page types See what admins can do with templates Adding templates to the gallery Page level permissions Site permissions Page hierarchy Inserting media and other gadgets Adding Images Embedding calendars Adding comments ...

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A guide to creating a Google Site and examples of Sites

Google Sites is a fantastic, free tool to use for students websites in a classroom. It fulfills the function of a blog, porfolio, wiki and website in one single tool. You can inserting images, videos, calendars, multimedia and even embed blogs and other Google Sites into your site. You can upload documents and PDFs as well.  to the cloud storage capacity. Best is you don’t need to know any HTML to work this tool.  When you introduce it to students they pick up how to use it in minutes! Anot...

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Create a Google site: some great tutorials to get you started…

Submitted by Fiona Beal Thinking of creating a simple website without any knowledge of HTML? Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Basically, you would follow this sequence: Log into your Google account and go to http://sites.google.com Click the Create button Choose the Blank Template Name your site. You’ll notice it creates the URL based on the name but you can change that if you wish. The name you choose must be unique in your domain. S...

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Create a Google site from scratch…in minutes!

Submitted by Fiona Beal Recently I saw a Google+ post from Google for Education that said ‘Make a Google site in minutes’. This immediately caught my attention as I imagined it would take a mush longer time than that.  The post in question said that all one needs to do is follow the six steps listed below. I tried it and, quite honestly, it IS as simple as that! What is a Google site? A Google site can be seen as an interactive website that is quick and easy to create without any knowledge o...

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