14 tips to guide educators implementing remote learning amid COVID-19
Educators face the challenge of moving to virtual classrooms. Netsafe’s Pauline Spence has put her top tips to help them get through. Read here.
Teaching remotely with Google and Microsoft tools
A recent Google blog provided plenty of tips and ideas about how educators can use its online tools effectively – Google Hangouts can host up to 250 people, Google Docs enables comments for a two-way discussion on student’s work, while Quizzes in Google Forms provides the opportunity to spice up the lesson by holding a pop quiz for your students.
Meanwhile, Microsoft Teams brings conversations, content, assignments, and apps together in one place. As a virtual meeting platform, Teams is designed to enable discussion, and its features allow for easy assignment distribution—no matter where people are located. To get started go here. Guidance for Parents and Guardians here.
Makeover for enabling e-Learning
The Ministry of Education’s enabling e-Learning website has a new look. Check out the revised layout and tonnes of content.
.For previous updates go to https://interfaceonline.co.nz/2020/03/23/covid-19-update/