A selection of online courses that help teachers adapt their pedagogy to digital delivery. This includes support with planning and using different digital platforms.
View the 'Getting started' section to access a number of in-demand professional learning resources. Navigate further down the page for a wider selection of platform-specific professional learning.
Please note the information in these professional learning sessions was correct at the time of publication. Whilst there may be slight changes in functionality, the general nature of the sessions should still be applicable. If you have any concerns please contact the Technology 4 Learning Team (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Technology 4 Learning team have released 3 useful guides for teachers:
- Getting prepared to teach and learn online with Microsoft Teams
- Getting prepared to teach and learn online with Google Classroom
- Support for teaching and learning from home
You can also enrol in webinars or view the webinar recordings to build your skills in teaching online. Alternatively, access the full range of professional learning or teaching and learning resources to help you and your students teach and learn from anywhere.
Getting started – useful professional learning
Resources, webinars and Q&As
The Technology 4 Learning team frequently post new resources, host webinars and run Q&A sessions throughout the year to help you build your technology skills. Access the latest webinars and online Q & A sessions. Discover new resources, links and further technology information on the T4L news page.
The T4L team produce Magazine.T4L, an educational technology magazine just for teachers with a focus on transforming your classroom with technology, plus they also release a companion independent learning resource for students T4L Kids.
For independent student learning activities, view:
- T4L Kids Magazine – Self guided magazine for students that provide engaging challenges that can be completed with technology.
- Everyone’s an Author – Creative digital writing program for students in Stages 1 to 4.
- The Student Podcaster and Filmmaker resources – Get students creating digitally with these self-paced resources!
- Totally Tech – On demand interactive virtual excursions with linked activities to get your students innovating and creating digitally.
How to take a screenshot on an iPad or iPhone, annotate the screenshot in preparation to deliver as lesson content to students via Google Classroom or other means.
Drive collaboration and on-line learning utilising:
- File storage and sharing
- Assignment delivery Rubric grading
- OneNote integration
- Real-time feedback
- Video conferencing with whole class.
Discover the power of engaging students' creativity and prototyping skills by harnessing their imagination with Minecraft Education Edition.
1 hour 30 mins
Explore how a range of Microsoft tools can be used to support EAL/D learners. These tools include Immersive Reader, Office Lens, and using Microsoft Teams Assignments to differentiate learning.
Exploring the staff portal to harness its potential by staying connected and then adding app essentials to support your online teaching.
Learn to navigate the Digital Learning Selector to get access to tools and online activities, including downloadable resources.
Learn to access your email, set up a student distribution list, add attachments to your email and send to students.
Personalising learning from home
How-to guides for teachers, parents or students.
Learn how to move your essential documents and data to ensure learning continuity. Plus, learn about the way in which the staff portal can keep you connected with key NSW Department of Education updates.