Google Sites: Adding Images, Objects & Other Gadgets

Under the Insert tab, you can add a objects, apps, and gadgets to further customize your site. This is also where you can embed files from your/ your students’ google drive, calendars, and files.

Some useful apps and gadgets include:

  • Recently updated files—Lists the latest additions or updates to files loaded on to the site.
  • Calendar—Embed a class/project calendar to update students of due dates.
  • Drive—You can embed anything from your google drive (docs, slides, drawing, etc.) to your site and students can also load their projects directly from their drives when given permission by the teacher to edit the site. When the source is modified, the document updates automatically within Sites
  • YouTube—Embed any YouTube video in your site.


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