Creating a Homebase


Why Google Sites?
Google Sites is part of the Google Apps for Education suite of tools.  Why does that matter?  Let us show you.

Things you need to consider:
  • Static vs Updated?  Do I have to update my site?
  • Personal vs. District?  Which account do I create my site in?  
  • If I have a Personal and District account, do I share with both? Yes!
What items should be on a teacher website?
  • Syllabus
  • Bio
  • Calendar 
  • Important Links for School
  • Links to assignments / worksheets / templates
  • Contact information
  • Site Map for easy navigation
  • Podcast, YouTube, etc. - Multimedia resources
  • Announcements
  • Discussion board
  • Lecture notes / Notes
  • Class expectations
  • Resources to outside items that may be used in class
  • Responsible Use Policy
  • How-to's
  • Grades
  • Student work
  • Photos of class in action