Session 7: Creating a Google Site and YouTube Channel
What is a Google Site?
Google Sites is a structured wiki- and Web page-creation tool offered by Google as part of the Google Productivity Suite.
The goal of Google Sites is for anyone to be able to create a team-oriented site where multiple people can collaborate and share files.
Google Sites are just one of many applications that Google offer and that can be used in education.
These apps offer several advantages, for example:
In addition, Google also offers online tutorials in different languages that help to make the most of these apps (https://support.google.com/). They even have a Training Centre (https://edutrainingcenter.withgoogle.com/) that allows teachers to obtain an official certification as "Google Educators" of different levels.
How using Google Apps benefits teaching and learning:
In these two documents we show two examples of how a number of Google apps have been used in the classroom at Institut Cal-lipolis in Tarragona, Spain.
A step-by-step guide to using Google Sites:
Click here for a quick start guide about using Google Sites.
A step-by-step guide to creating a YouTube Channel:
Click here for a quick start guide to using YouTube.