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Just wish Google would up their game to address these real needs.  (I'm
sure they don't have anything better to do. :)  Many pieces to consider in
the larger puzzle...

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 7:34 PM, Lauren Parren <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> And this from Weebly: Service or any portion thereof. Individuals under
> the age of 13 are prohibited from creating or using accounts through
> Weebly.com. Students under the age of 13 may, however, use Weebly through
> special student accounts created by their teachers through
> education.weebly.com, provided the teacher has obtained signed parental
> consent from the student's parents.
>
> We struggle with these Terms of Service with Weebly and Wix so ended up
> with Google which ironically seems safer!
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Dec 15, 2017, at 3:30 PM, Lori Lisai <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> We are looking at a few different platforms.  My current preference is
> Protean as a workspace to load evidence, set goals, etc. and then a Wix or
> Weebly site as the actual portfolio.  Protean will travel with students no
> matter where they go, as will a Wix or Weebly site.  The latter two have
> awesome design features and can create really professional looking sites
> which can't really be accomplished in Google (even with the new sites, in
> my opinion).  Protean is a great space to set goals, load evidence, share
> progress, and do the basic work of PLP's.
>
> Just my two cents!
> Lori
>
> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 3:24 PM, Robert Wickberg <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Our tech integrationist was disappointed, too, we're thinking of
>> implementing Powerschool's Ultimate Classroom next year, and there's
>> eportfolio features in that, but we're still in a fact finding mode on that.
>>
>> We have so many kids move in and out of district in a year, it's kind of
>> too bad each school has to invent their own solution on this, a statewide
>> solution might be a lot easier on the kids who move.  If their PLPs are in
>> our domain, or on our servers, they'll have to redo it from scratch each
>> time they move.
>>
>> I know we're all into local control...
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Linda McSweeney <[log in to unmask]
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> I just finished teaching a grad course in central Vermont and the
>>> reaction to the new Sites was two thumbs up, especially with participants
>>> who had struggled with the kludgy interface of the classics site.
>>>
>>> They appreciated the clean and simple interface, the ease of
>>> customization, and especially how easy it is to teach to students.  I'm in
>>> agreement that students should be creating their own portfolios instead of
>>> pushing out templates.  One teacher developed a unit to have her upper
>>> elementary students create their own sites--SO much more do-able in the new
>>> Sites, than in Classic!
>>>
>>> Hoping Lucie will track down more recent information, but this post
>>> about Sites Updates from May 2017 is the information I shared in my PD
>>> course:  https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2017/05/an-update-on-cl
>>> assic-google-sites.html.
>>>
>>> Some of the bullet points in the post are already being addressed, for
>>> example, embed code was released just this month.
>>>
>>> Lauren, I agree that the publishing issues need to be address--but
>>> you'll see that Google knows that and mentions it in their Update post.
>>>
>>> No it's not 'the same' as Classic, but I'm liking this flavor of sites
>>> more and more as a tool that younger students will be able to use since
>>> it's built right into their Drives!
>>>
>>> Best,
>>>
>>> Linda
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 2:15 PM, Luis Bango <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> Need some collective wisdom.
>>>> We are currently using Google Sites as our PLP/ePortfolio vehicle.
>>>> Most have been created over the past several years in the "classic" Google
>>>> Sites.
>>>> Trying to explore using the New Sites and disappointed by some missing
>>>> features like the inability to copy a site or publish as a template.  We
>>>> also loved the Announcements & File Cabinet pages and are sad that they're
>>>> no longer available.
>>>>
>>>> Any other Google Site schools struggling with this?  Any solutions for
>>>> using Google Sites on a large scale with students as PLP/ePortfolios?
>>>>
>>>> thanks for your help.
>>>>
>>>> Luis
>>>>
>>>> btw, here's a great resource...
>>>> http://www.steegle.com/google-sites/
>>>>
>>>> Luis E. Bango
>>>> Technology Integration Teacher / VHS Site Coordinator
>>>> Woodstock Union High School
>>>> Woodstock, Vermont
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>>>
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