General Description

Move your classroom online. Get practical tips and tools for using your existing content online, customising for online delivery and running engaging online lessons.


How to use FREE online tools to get your existing content online and how to run online lessons.


Teachers who want to (or have to) move to online teaching.

Teaching Standards

2.6.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Information and Communication Technology (ICT):  Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning,

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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Intro to teaching online - The good and not so good

    • Welcome

    • Overview

    • Common obstacles

    • Action time

  • 2

    Websites & Learning Management Systems - Where to put your teaching resources and materials

    • Overview

    • Features to consider

    • Edmodo

    • Google Classroom

    • Google Sites

    • Weebly

    • Facebook

    • Action time

    • edmodo edited

  • 3

    Screencasting - Making videos instead of being 'up the front'

    • Overview

    • Thinking time

    • Screencast-o-matic - recording your webcam or desktop

    • Screencasting tips

    • Action time

  • 4

    Video material - Free tools to create interactive & engaging resources

    • Overview

    • TedEd - Video and questions

    • Adobe Spark - Create a video from an existing PowerPoint

    • Edpuzzle - Interactive video

    • Action time

  • 5

    Quizzes & tests - Turn that paper test into an online assessment

    • Overview

    • kahoot - Online engaging quizzes

    • Google Forms - Survey or test

    • Action time

  • 6

    Online lessons - Plan, design and deliver your lesson online

    • Overview

    • Online lesson tips and hints

    • WebEx

    • Other engaging online tools

    • Online lesson structure

    • Action time

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • course feedback