Text window -- information, announcements, or assignments; can copy/paste from another document; add links, downloads, and images.
Downloads -- files (PDF’s, Word, Excel, PPT).
News -- The best option for sharing assignments and classroom news (archived, RSS Feed).
Quiz -- need parent permission.
Survey -- need parent permission; use for assignment turn-in.
Blogs -- need parent permission, good use for classroom discussions.
Personal Calendar -- one per user.
Meeting Scheduler -- great for scheduling parent/teacher conferences.
You can add different components to child pages in order to make your webpage as informative as possible.