Inclusion and accessibility – How technology supports literacy with John Galloway

In the first of several videos with an inclusion and accessibility theme John Galloway considers some ways in which technology can support literacy. He considers tools that are in regular use by adults on an everyday basis as well as the writing process itself. A transcript of the video is available here (or below). Transcript: […]

Effective questioning in live online lessons – Zara Peskett, assistant headteacher

In this video Zara Peskett, assistant headteacher at the Leadership and Training Centre, 5 Dimensions Trust, lays out her 5 top tips for effective questioning in online lessons. She talks about planning by question, effective use of the chat function, and why it always pays to prepare you students to speak in sessions. Accompanying the […]

Contrasting contexts to promote dialogue and reflection – Farida Danmeri

This video is the third in a four part series by founder and CEO of Learning Connected, Farida Danmeri, in which she explores several tools and approaches that can support the use of higher order thinking skills in learning, whether teaching occurs in person, online or a combination of the two. In this video Farida […]

Using PechaKucha presentations in blended teaching – Farida Danmeri

This video is the second in a four part series by founder and CEO of Learning Connected, Farida Danmeri, in which she explores several tools and approaches that can support the use of higher order thinking skills in learning, whether teaching occurs in person, online or a combination of the two. In this video Farida […]

Using blogs to promote dialogue and reflection – Farida Danmeri

This video is the first in a four part series by founder and CEO of Learning Connected, Farida Danmeri, in which she explores several tools and approaches that can support the use of higher order thinking skills in learning, whether teaching occurs in person, online or a combination of the two. In this video Farida […]

Back to school

Mark Martin (@Urban_Teacher) this week talks about life back in school, acknowledging the many challenges. For him this is a time of recapping learning from before lockdown, reviewing work done and looking at what needs to be covered before the end of the school year. Part of this will be measuring the academic needs of […]

Supporting metacognition in blended learning

Supporting metacognition in blended learning – Dawn Kennedy, Director of Science Dawn Kennedy is driector of science at Hazeley Academy, part of the 5 Dimensions Trust. In this video, Dawn explains how the Trust has developed its approach to promoting metacognition in online and blended lessons, and offers some strategies to help develop pupils’ awareness […]

School Education Gateway Webinar – Blended learning: creating your unique blend

This webinar explores the concept of Blended Learning and what it might look like for teachers and learners, including the integration of in-school and other learning environments, and the use of a range of tools within diverse learning tasks. Moving from theory to practice, the discussion focuses on the need to plan for blended learning […]

Asynchronous teaching, with Oak Academy’s Katie Marl

In this video, Education Development Trust’s Matt Davis speaks with Oak Academy Curriculum Manager Katie Marl. They discuss the practicalities of remote delivery, the importance of enthusiasm and energy (especially in the first 5 minutes of a lesson) and how, when it comes to slides, less is definitely more.

Supporting oracy in online lessons – Georgina Stapleton, 5 Dimensions Trust

Supporting oracy in online lessons – Georgina Stapleton, Director of English Georgina Stapleton is Director of English at Hazeley Academy, part of the 5 Dimensions Trust. In this video, Georgina explains how the Trust has developed its approach to promoting oracy in online lessons and offers some strategies to help get pupils speaking to their […]