The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced many schools to resort to distance learning through the use of digital tools, a forced transition which cought many teachers unprepared. In the last months, ELA staff has helped several Italian schools and institutions to set up their Google Suite platforms and many teachers to become more familiar with them. This powerful set of digital tools is a perfect example of how technology can turn challenges into opportunities. When we decided to design the new Erasmus+ Course “Discover the power of Google Suite for Education” we were indeed determined to offer our help in empowering more teachers at the European level to effectively use these tools in education, besides creating new opportunities for those willing to discover them. Continue to read the article if you want to discover the benefits we encountered and what you will learn by joining our course!
5 benefits of using Google Suite for Education
Google Suite for Education is certainly one of the best solutions to communicate, collaborate and manage your classroom work. Google Suite is equipped with all necessary tools for communication, collaboration, documentation, storage, learning. An extremely relevant aspect of Google is that it is very easy and intuitive to use. Let’s discover its benefits!
Important Skills you will learn during our Course
Our mantra is that practice is the best way to learn, so we will use a hands-on approach and learning-by-doing methodology to allow you developing concrete skills! In particular, you will gain an outlook of Gmail, Google Drive, Google Classroom, Google Doc, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Calendar, Google Jamboard and Google Keep.
At the end of the course, you should expect to have gained the following learning objectives:
● The basic concepts of online and blended learning and digital classroom;
● The key tools offered by the Google Suite for Education;
● How to effectively integrate Google tools to foster excellence in online and blended learning;
● How to bring effective communication, organization and cooperation in the digital classroom;
● How to deliver interactive, engaging and effective lessons online;
● How to properly assign, manage and evaluate students’ assignments and work online;
● How to contribute to foster digital citizenship and 21st century skills and competences.
And last but not least, you will have the possibility to exchange best practices and share experiences with participants and staff coming throughout Europe, as well as make contacts with individuals and organizations working in the education field in Europe through everyday cooperation and networking activities.
Thanks to our Erasmus+ Training Course you will improve and enrich your online lessons. The course will allow you to work better and smarter, helping you to focus on the things which really matter: taking care of the communication between you and your students while helping them achieve their academic goals. What are you waiting for?
Turn the challenges of online education into opportunities!
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