Creating a website for Google Calendar
If your school district does not have an easy method for communicating with parents online, you can use Google Sites to create a website for parents to access information from your class. Google Sites is a what-you-see-is-what-you-get website editor that allows you to create websites without using code. While sending a link home with your students for a single calendar may be enough for your needs, Google Sites allows you to customize your Google Calendars, have multiple calendars visible on a single page, and make content from other Google apps accessible to parents.
Other uses for Google Sites include a more permanent location for classroom content. Several teachers at my school still use their course Google Site created before Google Classroom was available, thereby having a single location where students and parents have access to all class content.
Since this book focuses on Google Classroom, this section will provide steps to add the...