Teaching at home presents a new challenges for all teachers, particularly around digital learning. Using a range of methods to engage your students with their work and their peers is key.
Use your existing learning management system
Digital learning platforms such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, Apple Classroom, Seesaw and Moodle allow teachers to deliver content, resources and information to students in an online setting. Many schools across NSW already use these web-based platforms both inside and outside school hours. Schools are encouraged to continue using their preferred digital learning platform in the event of school closures.
Visit the Using technology page for support with using these systems.
Asynchronous learning is a term used to describe forms of education, instruction, and learning that do not occur in the same place or at the same time.
Use this information to choose how and when to deliver asynchronous learning to your students.
Synchronous learning is delivery of learning in real-time using a variety of Department endorsed web conferencing tools.
Use this information to choose how and when to deliver synchronous learning to your students.
As you and your students interact in the online space having clear guidelines and creating a shared agreement around behaviour will support all students.
The following advice will support you to manage online spaces.