1. Introduction to Google for Education and Google Classroom
Date: Thursday October 22nd
Tutor: Martin Hanly
In this webinar participants will learn about the range of apps within G Suite for Education. The main differences between G Suite for Education and a personal G Suite account will be explored. The suite of apps available within Google for Education will be explained and how they can support distance learning for pupils in the Very High Risk Category. How to set up a Google for Education account within the school will be discussed along with what apps should be enabled/disabled. Google Classroom will be introduced. Participants will be shown how digital work can be sent to pupils, how pupils can submit completed tasks and how a teacher can comment/correct tasks/assignments digitally. This webinar is suitable for Principals, Mainstream Class Teachers, Special Education Team and SNAs who are supporting very high risk learners.
2. Using Padlet as an Online Tool to Support Very High Risk Learners
Date: Wednesday November 4th
Tutor: Niall Larkin
Padlet is a free online tool that is best described as an online notice board. Padlet can be used by students and teachers to post notes on a common page. It is an ideal tool for sharing images, video, audio, screencasts, links and other media with students. The topics covered in this webinar include:
- How to sign up to Padlet
- How to create a Padlet and add posts
- The different types of Padlets and how they can be used
- How to share a Padlet with students
This webinar is suitable for Principals, Mainstream Class Teachers, Special Education Team and SNAs who are supporting very high risk learners.
There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions during these sessions.