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New Google Sites + Google Classroom

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New Google Sites + Google Classroom New Google Sites is finally out! This is a great option for creating a class website and sharing resources. Since New Sites is essentially a new product it does not have all the features of Classic Google Sites, but be assured more features are coming. What I particularly like […]

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Finally…. New Google Sites

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Finally…. New Google Sites New Google Sites released today (for those G Suite for Education users on rapid release). Gmail users, not yet. Here is a sample Google Sites I created for the #GaETC16 conference: alicekeeler.com/gaetc2016 if you want to see what the new Sites looks like. sites.google.com/new Google Sites will now start to show up […]

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New Google Sites: Double Click

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Double Click in New Google Sites Google Sites has had a major update. You possibly do not have access yet to the new Sites (sites.google.com/new) unless your Apps administrator signed up for the preview. Be patient, it will roll out to everyone eventually (If you want to know when it comes out, follow @jrochelle). When […]

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Google Sites: Creating a Blog Style Page

There are many things I like about Google Sites website creator. One of the best features is the ability to create multiple blog style pages. The advantage is to be able to have multiple courses, such as algebra and geometry, in one website. Blog Style A blog style webpage allows you to post an “article” […]

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Google Sites: Create a Click Here Button in 5 Easy Steps

One thing I strongly advocate is a well organized website that contains a daily detailing of what goes on in the classroom that day along with any resources and directions the students will need. I find that I am frequently typing “CLICK HERE” to have the students link to a Google Form or something.   […]

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Private Student Portfolios

I like to have students create a website as a place to post their work. There may be issues of having students publicly post their work to the internet. In cases of young children or where students or parents have objections to student work being publicly displayed it is recommended to make the websites private. […]

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You’re Not Boring, I am Just Tired

Lately I have been attending a lot of conferences. I am an extrovert so being around people really energizes me, but by the end of a 3 day event I can really be dragging. Right now I am sitting in a very interesting presentation on Mobile Edugames, but if you looked at my face you […]

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Embed a Google Hangout on Air on your Google Site

Google Hangouts on Air allow you to record your hangout.  Sometimes I hangout with myself just so I can use all the fun Google Hangout (GHO) tools including screen sharing and have a video archive. Once you conduct your Google Hangout on Air  you may want to embed that video in your Google website. Step […]

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Super Hero Website

Today I am leading a workshop on how to be a super hero with Google Sites. What are some characteristics of a super hero website? Your Google Site is your secret identity/alter ego. It is who you are on the web. It is your super hero lair.  Just like Batman keeps all his cool stuff […]

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