Google has launched a new training course in the Teacher Center to support educators with distance learning. The objective is to support the global need for training on enabling distance learning.
Google’s Distance Learning Course
The new course, Enabling Distance Learning, consists of 7 modules designed to support “level 0” educators transitioning to teaching remotely.
Course modules include:
Increase opportunities for engagement
Frequently assess student learning
Extend your reach with Hangouts Meet
Include Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in your design
Think beyond the clock
Distance Learning without Internet access
Communicate your plan with families
Recently, Google announced to give free resources to all schools. After that, educators are using the tools to enhance their online classroom activities. However, there are some teachers who are finding it difficult to manage tech based learning. While some say students are not attentive, some complain about the complexity of the softwares.
In response to this, Google has designed this new training course. This distance learning training course for educators will helps them master many important skills like
- communicate distance learning to families
- provide bite-sized materials to students
- provide students with right-on-time support
and many more…
Here’s the anatomy of Enabling Distance Learning Course by Google
The distance learning training course by Google for Education is strategically planned. It includes:
- Course Overview
- Introduction to Distance Learning
- Instructional Design for Distance Learning
- Extend your reach with Hangouts Meet
- Include SEL in your design
- Think beyond the clock
- Distance Learning without Internet access
- Communicate your plan with families
The time required to learn each topic ranges from 10 minutes- 30 minutes only.
Learn more about Enabling Distance Learning– An initiative by Google For Education