Student portals have been updated over the spring holidays for all students across the NSW DoE. The following video will take you through the features of the new High School student portal. You might like to show this to your students.
You may have noticed this week that your email in the web app has changed. This is part of the NSW DoE email modernisation project which opens up new capabilities across Microsoft 365 and adds handy new features in the web and desktop Outlook app.
Learning how to use this essential tool more effectively will ultimately save you time.
The following are resources to help you learn how to use new features quickly and easily.
Key Features (web & desktop app)
How to use new features in the Outlook web app
More features for you to use with the web and desktop apps
20 Outlook web tips and tricks 2021
For more information from the NSW DoE for email can be found at here.
You can add the Outlook mobile app on your mobile devices and set work hours so these apps do not notify you in your leisure time. This is also more secure than your normal mobile email app.
Add Outlook web app on iPhone/ iPad
Add Outlook web app on Android devices
If you are having problems accessing the web app you may need to clear the cache and cookies in your browser. Here is a video from Stuart Hasic from T4L on how to do this with four of the most popular browsers.
We will do some training on how to better use Outlook and I will do some more blog posts on tips and tricks.
It has been a long wait for the integration of Google Meet with Google Classroom and it was announced in the holidays.
Here is the link to the new Google Meet page for the NSW Department Of Education.. The following resources will help teachers and students.
The following videos will show you how to start a Google Meet within Google Classroom for teachers.
Starting a Google Meet for teachers.
Navigating the Google Meet interface.
For students you can access a Google Meet meeting within your Google Classroom when your teacher initiates the meeting.
Joining a Google Meet for students.
The Killara Learning blog is here to share the tips, tricks and ways to leverage technology for better teaching and learning. Please comment on the posts.
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