Sites

The Tool: Google Sites

The Crib Sheet: Google Sites

Google Sites Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_KnC2EIS5w

Google Sites Help
http://www.google.com/support/sites/?hl=en

GWE OCDSB - Sites






Resources:
Exemplar Google Sites:

Tutorials:


Activity: Build Your Own Project

BRAINSTORM 
Come up with ideas with your neighbor about what site will work for you.
 
Consider some of the following: 
  • Who is your audience?
    • Will you use it in your classroom?
  • Who can you collaborate with?  
    • Grade level teachers?
  • Will it be an informational page(static) or a working page (dynamic)?
Create a Site 
  • Collaborate on a test site or create one for for use in your role as an educator.
  • It should be a quick mock-up as a proof-of-concept that you can use when you return to work. 
  • The audience can be students, parents, or colleagues
Extra Mile:
  • Create links to professional and personal information.
  • Embed a document you created during the Google Docs segment. 
  • Play with embedding (Insert>) lots of Google Tools
Create a Banner
Embed Content
Inserting a video player for a Sites attachment.


Extra Light Year:

Use the Google MP3 Player code to embed a audio file:

<embed type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.google.com/reader/ui/3523697345-audio-player.swf" flashvars="audioUrl=MP3_FILE_URL" width="400" height="35" quality="best"></embed>

Copy the code above, replace MP3_FILE_URL with the link to your mp3 file. In Edit mode, click the HTML button in the toolbar.  Paste the embed code. Click Update. Click Save.





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