Your school probably uses Google Workspace for Education to store student information, organize class documents, and facilitate collaboration. But if you aren’t using Google Sites as part of your integrated strategy, then you are missing out on some great benefits! If you are currently using Google Sites in your school, keep reading to learn why you should use it more. If you aren’t using Google Sites yet, keep reading to learn why you should start!
No space limit and it’s Free
Google Sites is free for anyone who wants to use it. This makes it an ideal solution for schools, because it doesn’t require any investment. It also means that your school doesn’t have to worry about purchasing or maintaining servers. Also, google does not consume any storage in your google drive. This makes it a cost-effective solution and means that your school can scale to meet its needs quickly and easily.
Google Sites is your collaborative hub and highly customizable
Google Sites allow people to collaboratively create and edit pages easily. The default style of Google Sites is very clean and minimalistic. This makes it easy for people to create and edit a page quickly. You can make the site look more like your class branding simply by adding your school’s logo and colors. Google Sites also allow people to make their page “interactive.” This means that they can embed youtube videos, google calendars, google maps, and graphs into their page. This makes it easy to create a page that has both text and visual elements.
Google Sites also allow people to create links between pages. This means that you can create a page that links to other pages. This allows a Google Site to function as a central hub for information and collaboration. In a school, this means that you can create pages that centralize important information, such as weekly class updates, events, curriculums and the school's policy on absences or sick leave. It can also mean that you can create pages that link to other pages where students can collaborate on projects and assignments and can be further linked to Google Classroom as well.
Google Sites is a simple and effective way to organize and facilitate collaboration in your school. It is designed to be easy to use and allows students and teachers to quickly create and edit pages. Sites also allow people to easily share documents and resources. It is free, easy to use, and allows you to create a culture of collaboration in your school. If there is one piece of advice that we recommend, it is to use Google Sites as a central hub for information. Use Google Sites to store and organize important documents, share calendars, and allow students to create their own page where they can post their work and collaborate with other students. Start Google Sites today.