Thursday, February 18, 2016

Do ya wanna build a website? (Sing it like that snowman song!)


ISSUE
You want your students to build a website/blog for a project but you are not sure where to start. There are about a million options but this post is going to focus on Google Sites.

WHY
Google Site is pretty easy to use and all your students already have access. Just login with your school account at sites.google.com

HOW
Follow these simple steps to get a website up and running in no time.

Login and click the Create button in the upper left corner.

Name your site.
Click Create.

This is what your newly created site will look like.

Creating a new page.
Name the page.
To create a blog-like site choose announcements.
(K-8 can't use blogger. This is a great alternative.)
Click Create at the top.

Here is the new page you just created.




A sample of what a few posts would look like.


Sharing the site is very similar to Google Docs.

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