Google Classroom for Beginners will introduce teachers to the basic functions and operation of a Google Classroom from setup to completion of entire units of work.
The course will provide participants with the knowledge of how to use announcements, assignments and questions in the main course stream.
The course will also provide participants with the knowledge of how to grade work submitted via Classroom, convert files, use rubric-based assessment tools and use the communication features of Google Classroom.
Participants will also learn how to integrate their existing resources with Google Classroom and Google Drive.
This course is not curriculum specific and is open to all participants.
1.5.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities: Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities,
3.5.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use effective classroom communication: Use effective verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student understanding, participation, engagement and achievement,
4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation: Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities,
4.2.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Manage classroom activities: Establish and maintain orderly and workable routines to create an environment where student time is spent on learning tasks,
5.1.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Assess student learning: Develop, select and use informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess student learning,
5.2.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Provide feedback to students on their learning: Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students about their achievement relative to their learning goals,
5.4.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning - Interpret student data: Use student assessment data to analyse and evaluate student understanding of subject/content, identifying interventions and modifying teaching practice,
5.5.2 Proficient Level - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning -Report on student achievement: Report clearly, accurately and respectfully to students and parents/carers about student achievement, making use of accurate and reliable records,
6.2.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage in professional learning and improve practice: Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.