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Blended teaching in early years

This is a recording of a live session facilitated by CLC educators Sarah Horrocks and Peter Lillington on Tuesday 11th May 2021. The facilitators worked with a group of early years practitioners to explore their blended teaching strategies during the pandemic, including periods of home learning. Teachers shared examples from...
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01:30
Primary

Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning. Lisa-Maria Müller and Gemma Goldenberg, Chartered College of Teaching

This report, Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning, provides teachers and policymakers with an accessible resource on how to best support students through distance learning, with a particular focus on students where this may be most challenging – including students with SEND and younger students –...
Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning. Lisa-Maria Müller and Gemma Goldenberg, Chartered College of Teaching
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Primary, Secondary

Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning. Lisa-Maria Müller and Gemma Goldenberg, Chartered College of Teaching

This report, Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning, provides teachers and policymakers with an accessible resource on how to best support students through distance learning, with a particular focus on students where this may be most challenging – including students with SEND and younger students –...
Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning. Lisa-Maria Müller and Gemma Goldenberg, Chartered College of Teaching
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Creating a sense of belonging - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School explores the challenge of maintaining a sense of community and belonging between young children when they are unable to be together in person. Matt suggests that while whole class live calls can be difficult it can be helpful to...
Creating a sense of belonging – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
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Primary

Working with parents - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School, explains how parents can be a teacher’s most powerful ally in creating a successful online learning environment for pupils. It’s important for teachers to empathise with families and build constructive relationships; while it’s important that parents respect the teacher’s...
Working with parents – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
Video
Primary

Online safety in remote teaching - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School, explains how the need to communicate with pupils online has forced schools and society to rethink attitudes around online safety. While in the past it was generally considered inappropriate for teachers to contact pupils outside of school it is...
Online safety in remote teaching – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
Video
Primary

The early years classroom at home - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School, explains the challenges of recreating the early years classroom at home. Working closely with parents, Matt has found ways to simulate the kind of open, playful approach to learning that his pupils experience at school. Although this is difficult...
The early years classroom at home – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
Video
Primary

Remote learning design from reception to year 6 - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School, describes the shape of a school day while children are learning at home. The school has taken the approach of providing a daily video first thing in the morning, followed by a live Zoom session where the children can...
Remote learning design from reception to year 6 – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
Video
Primary

Using Seesaw to support dialogue - Matt Ellis, reception teacher

Matt Ellis, reception teacher and computing lead at Rosendale Primary School, talks about how he and his colleagues have been using Seesaw to support dialogue with pupils – not just to discuss their learning but to maintain a social connection. The impact of the pandemic has been felt by children,...
Using Seesaw to support dialogue – Matt Ellis, reception teacher
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Creativity and community: primary schools and the use of digital technology

In this article for the Chartered College of Teachers Education Exchange, the Connected Learning Centre’s Caitlin McMillan looks at how primary schools have used digital technology to encourage creativity in staff and pupils. The article covers community, the creative curriculum, pupil voice and the digital divide. An audio version of...
Creativity and community: primary schools and the use of digital technology
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Primary

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Collaboration, creativity and assessment: In conversation with Padlet

In this session we are joined by Zoheb Jamal from Padlet, an online collaboration tool that has come into its own during the pandemic. Zoheb shares a practical demonstration of some of the newer features and improvements to Padlet. He will also answers questions around how it can support schools’...
Collaboration, creativity and assessment: In conversation with Padlet
Primary, Secondary

Personalised learning with technology in modern foreign languages

This live session was facilitated by CLC educators Peter Lillington and Sarah Horrocks and recorded on Tuesday 19th October 2021. The facilitators worked with a group of primary MFL leads to explore the ways in which they were continuing to use technology to support languages in a blended setting. The...
Personalised learning with technology in modern foreign languages
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Personalised learning with technology in maths

This is a recording of a live session facilitated by CLC educators Peter Lillington and Rowan Roberts on Wednesday 3rd November 2021. The facilitators worked with a group of primary teachers to explore the ways in which they were continuing to use technology to support maths in a blended setting....
Personalised learning with technology in maths
Primary

A blended approach to outreach - in conversation with Ant Sutcliffe

How has university outreach worked in an online environment? What lessons have we as educators learned from the last year? How can our learnings lead to a quality, multi touchpoint outreach programme? In this recorded session, head of Higher Horizons+ and recent NEON ‘Contribution to Widening Participation Award’ winner, Ant...
A blended approach to outreach – in conversation with Ant Sutcliffe
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Collaboration, creativity and assessment: In conversation with Padlet

In this session we are joined by Zoheb Jamal from Padlet, an online collaboration tool that has come into its own during the pandemic. Zoheb shares a practical demonstration of some of the newer features and improvements to Padlet. He will also answers questions around how it can support schools’...
Webinar
00:45
Primary, Secondary

Personalised learning with technology in modern foreign languages

This live session was facilitated by CLC educators Peter Lillington and Sarah Horrocks and recorded on Tuesday 19th October 2021. The facilitators worked with a group of primary MFL leads to explore the ways in which they were continuing to use technology to support languages in a blended setting. The...
Webinar
01:00
Primary

Personalised learning with technology in maths

This is a recording of a live session facilitated by CLC educators Peter Lillington and Rowan Roberts on Wednesday 3rd November 2021. The facilitators worked with a group of primary teachers to explore the ways in which they were continuing to use technology to support maths in a blended setting....
Webinar
01:30
Primary

A blended approach to outreach - in conversation with Ant Sutcliffe

How has university outreach worked in an online environment? What lessons have we as educators learned from the last year? How can our learnings lead to a quality, multi touchpoint outreach programme? In this recorded session, head of Higher Horizons+ and recent NEON ‘Contribution to Widening Participation Award’ winner, Ant...
00:30
Secondary

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