“Once you stop learning, you start dying.”
– Attributed to Alfred Einstein.
This second session of FTPL demonstrates The primary method of accessing the suite of Google Apps for Education (GAFE) through the Department of Education Portal, as well as the secondary method, directly through Google Drive.
“A Great Teacher is like a fountain; she draws from the still, deep waters of personal growth and professional knowledge to serve others from her abundant overflow.”
– Wynn Godbold, How to Be a Great Teacher: Create the Flow of Joy and Success in Your Classroom
This is the first in a new series of articles posted, primarily, for the purposes of providing my colleagues the opportunity to access Teacher Professional Learning (TPL) in the current time-poor teaching environment. I delivered one session of TPL in a face-to-face session during Term Two, however, despite staff interest, we are all too busy due to both professional and personal commitments for that to be an effective method of providing TPL opportunities.
To that end, I will be posting a TPL video one a week, on a Monday afternoon for at least the remainder of the term, aimed at providing my colleagues access to the same TPL in a flipped context (hence FTPL). This is the first of those sessions, and is aimed at helping staff to transition from the familiar and comfortable Internet Explorer to the unfamiliar Google Chrome.
I would be happy to take feedback and requests for FTPL topics from any of my readers, as well as, of course, my colleagues, and will provide what support I am able to via comments, or Twitter.