What is Google Sites?

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Accessing Google Sites

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  • Sign in to your Google Account
  • Go to sites.google.com/new

Creating a Google Site

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  • Name your Site in the upper left corner
  • Add a title in the header

Adding Content

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  • Add images, text, video, and course materials
  • Add items from your Google Drive
  • Objects can be moved, resized, and customized
  • Add layout blocks, page dividers, buttons, and more

Adding Pages

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  • Click the icon button to add a page
  • Click the icon menu to hide a page

Customizing the Design

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  • Choose a theme to change the look of your Site

Sharing a Google Site

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  • Click the icon to add collaborators
  • Add an email address

Publishing a Google Site

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  • Click the Publish button to publish your Site
  • Set your Site's viewing permission level
  • Click Manage to update view settings
  • Click View to see your Site as others will see it

Reviewing the Basics

Google Sites

Now that we've gone over some of the basics of Google Sites, let's review.

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Reviewing the Basics

Google Sites Quiz

1. Google Sites are websites where you can host curriculum, communicate with parents, and publish online.

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With Google Sites, you can host curricula,
communicate with parents, and publish online.

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2. Which of the following tabs allows you to change the look of your website.

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The Themes tab allows you to change the look of your Site. Each theme has its own preformatted look, including layout, colors, and fonts.

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GOOGLE SITES QUIZ

3. Use the word bank to complete the following sentence.

Save,  Publish,  Post,  Upload

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Changes and edits won't be seen until you click the
Publish button.

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4. Which of the following are examples of ways Google Sites can be used in the classroom? Choose all that apply.

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Google Sites can be used for all of the following:

  • Student e-portfolios
  • Classroom site to manage and share course materials
  • School clubs or sports team sites
  • Parent communication hub
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Great job! Now you know the basics of Google Sites.

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HERE'S WHAT YOU LEARNED TODAY:

  • What Google Sites is
  • How to access Google Sites
  • How to create a Google Site
  • How to add content and pages
  • How to customize, share,
    and publish a Google Site

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