Helping you work smarter, faster and more efficiently with Chrome Devices!
Welcome to Share IT Academy, the new kid in the Getech family, run by our highly experienced Google certified training and consultancy team.
Normally you would find our Google Certified Trainers and Consultants hopping around the UK supporting organisations with their deployment of Chrome devices, Google Certifications, and getting the best out of the Chrome eco-system to help your organisation work smarter, faster, and more efficiently.
Right now we're focused on supporting schools, local authorities and companies by running daily 'Getting Started' webinars and pointing you to the treasure troves of information that have been created to support organisations with remote working through the coming weeks.
Google's Applied Digital Skills team have reached out with 3 amazing, new landing pages to help teachers and learners during the challenging coronavirus situation.
Keep your students learning with these lessons to teach digital skills, even when you’re not together.
These lessons show you how to learn effectively using digital tools, from the comfort of your own home.
Teaching from home is going to require a different approach
Google has created a temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. You'll find some great resources from helping you teach remotely with video calls to communicating and engaging with your class using Google Classroom.
Learn@Home with YouTube Learning
Google has partnered with Khan Academy and other learning creators to bring parents & families resources and activities to make the coming days as educational and fun as possible. Of course, these resources won’t replace any homework assigned by teachers — but they can complement that work.
Enabling distance learning with G Suite and Chrome
As illness and other factors prevent students from attending school in-person, how might educators leverage powerful tools to extend learning to home environments? Join Jennie Magiera, Global Head of Education Impact, as we outline common challenges, and offer quick tips for implementing distance learning through technology.
Curious about a specific part of the video? See below: 6:40 -- Opportunities for engagement using Hangouts Meet, Docs and Slides 12:35 -- Tips for chunking content into shorter segments 17:25 -- Integrating Hands-on Activities 19:25 -- Using Google Forms and Quizzes 21:45 -- Using Classroom discussions and Assignments 24:39 -- Extending Hangouts Meet 30:45 -- Incorporating Social Emotional Learning 36:15 -- Incorporating Project Based Learning 39:37 -- Sharing Recordings for Make-Up Work 41:35 -- Communicating with Families 44:45 -- Working with Teacher Unions 45:32 - Working with ELLs 48:45 -- Teacher Resources 50:30 -- Hangout Premium Features Extension
Google is extending Hangouts Meet premium features to all G Suite customers through to 30th September, 2020
To improve the remote learning experience for teachers and students using Hangouts Meet, Google is making several improvements:
- Only meeting creators and calendar owners can mute or remove other participants in a meeting
- Meeting participants will not be able to re-join nicknamed meetings once the final participant has left