Favorite Things of 2017

In 2014 I wrote a blog post about my favorite tech tools of the year. In 2015 I turned that into a post on my favorite things of 2015 and continued in 2016 with another annual post of my favorite things. Whelp 2017 has come to an end and the tradition lives on! Here are my favorite things of 2017.

In mid-2016 Google Sites finally got a makeover. I had made hundreds of sites using Classic Google Sites and I just wasn't sure about this new tool. At first, things weren't included that I knew how to use. I couldn't edit the HTML. But I forced myself to try the new tool and eventually I fell in love with it. I think it was on the Google Teacher Tribe podcast with Kasey Bell and Matt Miller that Kasey said it is impossible to make an ugly site with new Google Sites and she is correct. Because you are limited to what you can do with formatting and how the site looks, you really can't make an ugly site. And Google has simplified the interface making it drag and drop so really …

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