How to Track Updates to Students’ Google Sites

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Google Sites can be an excellent platform for students to use to keep digital portfolios. In truth, I did that last year with my computer technology concepts students. The challenge for an instructor when students utilize Google Sites for portfolios is tracking updates to those portfolios..

The technique that I came up with to keep track of updates that students made to their Google Sites was to develop a weekly upgrade project in Google Classroom. Every week students included a new page to their websites. They then needed to react to the assignment with a link to the new pages they made in their Google Sites..
In this short video I show how to keep an eye on updates to students Google Sites by utilizing Google Classroom tasks. The video reveals an instructors perspective and it reveals a students perspective of this approach..

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