Teaching Elementary Students


in a Virtual Classroom

Teaching Elementary Students in a Virtual Classroom

March 30th – April 10th

Two Week Spring Online Course

In this two week long course, we will explore how teachers can take their classroom activities into an online world. We will share ideas around the social emotional issues that play a part in this tumultuous time. We will also explore strategies for how teachers and students can combine offline and online activities for learning. Overall, this course will provide ideas, strategies, and guided challenges with hands-on practice time to support teachers as they begin teaching remotely.

Course Outline

The course will run online from Monday, March 30th – Friday, April 10th

Over the two week period, participants will engage in:

  • Six (6) synchronous webinars
  • Six (6) asynchronous online activities & challenges

Online Activities / Modules: This online course will be facilitated through Google Classroom. All course materials, updates, webinar links and course discussions will be available through Google Classroom.

NOTE: Please have access to a personal Gmail / Google account to participate in this course.

School issued G Suite for Education accounts will not allow access into our Google Classroom course.

Webinars: All synchronous webinars will take place at 1PM EST through Zoom. Webinar recordings will be archived and available in the Google Classroom course.

Webinar Dates – 1PM EST – 2PM EST







Who Should Attend?

  • Elementary Grade Teachers
  • Elementary Instructional Coaches

Technology Requirements

  • Personal Gmail / Google Account (non school issued G Suite for EDU Google Account)
  • The Webinars will be run with Zoom
  • Please download Zoom ahead of time on your device
  • Zoom Download Page

Meet the Instructor – Avra Robinson

Avra Robinson is the Director of Online Learning and an Instructor for EdTechTeacher, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member for Kishwaukee College in Malta, Illinois. An authorized Google Education Trainer and dedicated educational technologist, Avra has been working with teachers and students for over 20 years. Prior to joining EdTechTeacher, Avra was first a classroom teacher and later the Instructional Technology Coordinator and coach for a K-8 school district in Northern Illinois. During that time, she worked with teachers and students on a daily basis as they worked towards total Common Core State Standards integration in a 1:1 program that included Chromebooks, iPads, and Windows laptops. Avra has presented at local and regional conferences sharing ideas about digital publishing, coaching teachers, Google Apps for Education, and more.


For more information about these workshops, please contact Gail Ross-McBride at gail@edtechteacher.org or call 888-377-9518 ext 1.

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