Google Apps Support

eTime offers a range of professional development solutions for primary and intermediate schools who are looking to utilise the GAFE suite to its best potential.

Areas of focus
  • Initial setup
    Registration and familiarity with the Admin Console
  • Staff admin training
    Collaborative planning (Drive, Docs, Sheets)
    Administration tips and tricks (Drive, Gmail, Calendar, Tasks)
  • Enhancing teaching and learning
    Creating collaborative online learning communities (Google Classroom, Hapara Workspace, Google+)
    Building the student ‘toolkit’ (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Drawings, Maps and other highly collaborative tools) 
  • Exploring opportunities to develop effective digital literacy and citizenship
    Google Search tips and tricks
    Awareness of resources available to students and teachers
  • Support in implementation of Hapara Teacher Dashboard

Professional Development Approaches

eTime takes a personalised approach to planning professional development opportunities for schools to best address specific needs. Some approaches to delivery include:
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Whole staff
  • Teams
  • Administration staff
  • Selected individuals
  • Classroom based workshops
  • Integrating tools with current programme
  • Teachers learning alongside students
  • Follow up planning support (utilising the Teaching As Inquiry process)
  • Online support