June 12th – A Week With Google Sites

Today we focus on the 3rd (and final) column in the “Insert” Menu Bar option.

If you are just tuning in, here are the previous post: Setting Up Your SiteGoogle Sites Basics1st Column InsertAdding Pages2nd Column Insert

June 12th –  A Week With Google Sites

The 3rd and final column of the “Insert” focuses on all the Google options you have.  These options include: Apps Script, Calendar, Chart, Drive, Google+, Group, Hangout, Map, and YouTube.

Apps Script is something you can create in a different Google Service (I’ll be covering Google Scripts in another post in the future).

Calendar you can embed a calendar created for the site or your own showing your availability.

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Chart is a graph that is located inside of one of your Google Spreadsheets.

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Drive can be anything you have in your Google Drive including videos

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Google+ is becoming more and more popular and the enticement of Photo storage and organization is bringing more and more people over.

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Group can insert a Google Group, but with Google+ becoming more popular with Communities you’ll need to find one still going strong.

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Hangout allows you to make yourself even more accessible to the people browsing your website (I’m sure someone has a good reason to use this…)

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Map is a great gadget that you’ve seen before on other websites.

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YouTube is another gadget you’ve seen before.

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And – test a few out!  Tomorrow, our last day, we’ll look at the layout and how to create a template to share with your class to make their own websites.

 

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