SchoolNet started its short free online courses for SchoolNet premium membership at the end of 2011 and since that time we have held at least seven such courses. In 2013 we have quite an array lined up for you and we are making a start with a repeat course which will be run in March. Take a look. Why not consider signing up?
Google for Professional Development short course
This is a free online three week course (a repeat course from 2012) and will be held from 4th March – 22nd March 2013
Prepared and administered by Fiona Beal from SchoolNet
In October 2012, I had the amazing experience of being selected to attend the
Google Teacher Academy in New York – an experience, I think, every teacher should aim for! I
came back feeling VERY excited about the potential of Google applications in our classrooms.
We ran this course at the end of 2012 and thought it would be great to start off our 2013 year running a repeat course. We have called it USE
GOOGLE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. This will be a three week course
for SchoolNet Premium Members offered during March centring on three
aspects of Google that could be useful to you in your professional
development and with your colleagues.
The suggested outline is:
WEEK 1 (4th March): Get familiar with Google Chrome‘s AMAZING offerings
WEEK 2 (11th March): Get to know Google+
WEEK 3 (18th March): Get the hang of Google hangouts
The reason we are calling this a Google For Professional Development
course is because Google+ is restricted to age 13 years and older, and
Google hangouts are restricted to 18 years and older. Both these
products however have great potential for connecting you to your
course is supported by optional ‘how to’ webinars and offers a
Certificate of Completion from SchoolNet if certain requirements are
met. Please fill in the form below if you would like to join us. You
will then be sent an email directing you to the course platform. Your
introductions from the sign-up form will be added to the course platform
so that we can interact and get to know each other. This course will be
fairly interactive in Weeks 2 and 3 as we will be joining a Google +
circle and participating in a Google hangout.
Sign up for the Google for Professional Development course here: