Google Classrooms

Learning intentions

  • Create a Google classroom
  • Assign tasks to students through Google classroom
  • Provide feedback on student work electronically
  • Differentiate class tasks using Google classroom


Join Nicole and Josh Vigar as they help you to navigate your way through all of the tools and features of Google Classroom, a free tool available to educators throughout the world.

Google Classroom is suitable for all students from Kindergarten to Year 12.  Once you master the tools, you will be able to create activities yourself that can be utilised on relief teaching days, or it will give you the skills to know how to take over a Google Classroom when the regular teacher is absent. If you already using Google Classroom, this course will help streamline your processes and consolidate your understanding of effective use of this tool.

Learn how to use Google Classroom to improve your efficiency as a teacher and better cater for the diverse needs of students.

This course does not assume any prior knowledge but you will need a google account to access Google Classroom.

Addressed Standards

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.5 and 3.4

This course contributes to 2 professional development hours.

Completing Using Google classrooms for Relief Teachers before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum addressing standard descriptors 2.6.2, 3.4.2, 4.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. 

3.6 star average rating
(Based off 286 reviews)

“It was really fun to try out google classroom. There was a good amount of content. Not too much to overwhelm, but enough to get us started.”Teacher in QLD

“I loved this course. There were lots of ideas regarding how to set up the Google Classroom, and how to set group and individual tasks.” – Teacher in NSW

“Great, easy to follow instructional videos for each module. Excellent set up of the course modules with progress tracking icons . Easy to follow program. Very much liked the student posts and gallery that supported my learning.” – Teacher in SA

The Relief Teacher Association offers over 80 hours of online PD to do at your own pace. To access the professional development on offer, simply create a ClassCover profile and upgrade to a Relief Teacher Association membership for only $99 a year. Our courses are recognised Australia wide. Learn more.

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