Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

Google Sites gives us an easy publishing tool for student work. It’s great for student portfolios and classroom activity hubs.

In the not-too-distant past, if we wanted to get information out to the masses, it was expensive.

Website development was costly and slow.

If we wanted to spread our message through traditional mediums, we needed a publisher, a TV programming director or somewhere to advertise.

Nowadays, the middlemen have been eliminated, and we can create our own websites to get information and ideas out into the world.

To do that, Google Sites is about as free and easy an option as any out there.

Google has revamped Google Sites, making design easier with a drag-and-drop interface and great connections to G Suite tools.

It’s a great benefit in the classroom. It gives students a place to collect their work and reflect on it. Plus, they can publish their projects to the web for anyone in the world to benefit.

In today’s episode, we dig into some of the new changes to Google Sites (we can finally embed HTML code!) and what you can do with it.

… or click one of the links below to listen:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/google-teacher-tribe-podcast/id1197145825
Google Play: http://subscribeonandroid.com/googleteachertribe.libsyn.com/rss
Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/google-teacher-tribe-podcast?refid=stpr
Website: http://googleteachertribe.com/35

Full show notes are available at GoogleTeacherTribe.com/35.

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Erie 1 BOCESWest Seneca, NY
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Jackson R-2 School DistrictJackson, MO
+ 02/02/2018
California League of Schools (DBC)Monterey, CA
+ 02/07/2018
Ditch That Homework Workshop (Region 8 ESC)Fort Wayne, IN
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+ 02/08/2018
Ditch That Homework WorkshopMishawaka, IN
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Mishawaka, IN 46545
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Kids ROELoves Park, IL
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+ 03/07/2018
Delaware Association of School Admin 
+ 03/16/2018
Lake Shore Central SchoolAngola, NY
+ 03/30/2018
Taylorville CUSDTaylorville, IL
+ 06/04/2018
Granbury ISDGranbury, TX
+ 06/13/2018
InnEdCoKeystone, CO
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+ 06/21/2018
Barr-Reeve Jr/Sr High School- Washington Community SchoolsWashington, IN
+ 08/09/2018
St. Joseph Grade SchoolSouth Bend, IN
+ 08/15/2018
St. Anthony de Padua Catholic SchoolSouth Bend, IN
+ 10/03/2018
Orrick R-XI / I-70 Excellence in Education ConferenceKansas City, MO