Hangout Meets Sessions
View all the recordings & resources from our sessions below.
Session 1: Immediate Strategy Forum Discussion
We had such a great first chat with teachers, IT administrators and EdTech coaches. We weren't able to record the first session but we made a summary doc of the ideas and did a quick video chat summary of the session.
Session 2: Video conferencing Tips with Google Meet
This session was quick overview on some technical how tos with Google Meet, as well as tips and tricks for videoconferencing etiquette. Please note it takes a little while for Hangouts Recordings to be publicly available.
Session 2 Recording
Session 3: Distance Learning & Classroom
Here's a quick demo of some of the features of Google Classroom and some top tips for structuring distance learning.
Session 3 Recording
Session 4: Organising Learning With Google Drive
We went over a quick demo of organising files in Google Drive and Classroom. As well as some tricks for working in a shared environment.
Session 4 Recording
Session 5: Speedy Assessments with Google Forms
We started with a quick discussion on assessment in distance learning and then looked at some Forms tips and a demo. Session 5 was a parent session on Tuesday. Please note that Google Forms work best for testing when combined with Locked Mode on managed Chrome Devices. You need Chrome Edu Upgrade licences to do this and our team can assist you with this should you require this functionality.
Session 5 Recording
Session 6: Supercharging Notes with Google Docs
Google Docs are perfect for sharing information, organising content and more.
Session 7: The Perfect Blank Canvas: Google Slides
Google Slides is such a versatile tool for assessment, presentations and more.
Session 8: Effective Feedback with Google Classroom and G Suite
Google Classroom is a great place to give learners feedback in new ways.
Session 9: Grading and More with Google Classroom
Google Classroom has fantastic built in gradebooks and reporting functionality for staying on top of assessments.
Session 10: Setting up a Classroom Site
Google Sites is the perfect tool for digital curriculum content or an information hub.
Session 11: Catering for Different Learning Styles
Catering for different learning styles can happen in so many ways.
Session 12: Getting Started with Google For Education
Getting started with Google for Education can be daunting! We hope the sessions below help you along the road.
Session 13: Finding Online Resources
Finding good online content can be challenging. Google Arts & Culture, YouTube are just some of the lesson resources that help you create amazing lessons.
Session 14: Sparking Curiosity with Project Based Learning and More
Creating engaging online lessons can happen in so many ways. This session looked at some great project based learning ideas.
Session 15: Creating Interactive Worksheets with Docs, Forms Slides and More
Session 15 Recording
Session 16: Maths, Science & G Suite
Interactive Whiteboards, Drawings & More
Resources Shared During the Session:
There's quite a few whiteboard tools you can use. The best choice is the one you are most comfortable with. Here's a few notes about the differences.
Google Keep has an option to insert a Drawing. The Drawing tool in Keep has different pages from grids to rulers etc. This helps with graphing.
Jamboard- is a collaborative whiteboard with sticky notes and drawing tools. It's easy to share and have multiple pages as well as to copy and paste images and links to.
Chrome Canvas- A drawing tool with different layers and pen types such as charcoal and pencil. The layers help you delete different elements and work over an image.
Google Drawings/ Drawings in Docs & Slides- easy image and text integration. You can right math formulas in docs and with the Equatio extension.
Autodraw has AI to help you create beautiful drawings and more.
There's even a meet extension that creates a whiteboard for you in the video call!
Session 17 Recording