Google Sites allows teachers and students to easily create webpages with your own content. You can also add media from other Google services like Google Drive, Docs, Slides or Youtube.
Why use it?
Google sites allows anyone to post content to the web using an easy online editor to create and edit webpages which are accessible from anywhere in the world. You can add your content and embed images, Google Documents, Sheets and Slides. You can also embed video using YouTube as well as add links to other websites. You have the option of inviting others to collaborate
Google Sites are searchable and can be secured to restrict access just to those you want viewing your content.
You can use Google Sites to create a class Wiki or Blog, a collaborative group task or student portfolios. You can host your own content for a digital textbook use sites to communicate with your students or post information to a simple classroom website.
See the video below for how to get started with Google Sites
You can get more help from Google at the links below
- a Sites help page here https://support.google.com/sites/?hl=en#topic=1689606
- a good crib sheet https://goo.gl/BEslsv