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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

(Vidéo en français) Fostering a sense of belonging - Elodie Nelson, year 5 teacher

Elodie Nelson, a year 5 teacher and computing subject leaders from Julians Primary School, explains how she has been using whole class Zoom sessions to maintain a sense of belonging for children during periods of home learning. However, key worker children who are in school struggle to access these sessions,...
(Vidéo en français) Fostering a sense of belonging – Elodie Nelson, year 5 teacher
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Primary
(Vidéo en français) Fostering a sense of belonging – Elodie Nelson, year 5 teacher

Principles of remote and blended learning, with Mark Martin

In February of 2021, Connected Learning Centre Director Sarah Horrocks and Teaching and Learning Consultant Caitlin McMillan ran a webinar in conversation with Mark Martin. Mark, aka @Urban_Teacher, is recognised worldwide for his insight and passion for education and technology. He has taught computing and creative and media for over...
Webinar
01:00
Primary, Secondary

Fostering a sense of belonging - Elodie Nelson, year 5 teacher

Elodie Nelson, a year 5 teacher and computing subject leaders from Julians Primary School, explains how she has been using whole class Zoom sessions to maintain a sense of belonging for children during periods of home learning. However, key worker children who are in school struggle to access these sessions,...
Fostering a sense of belonging – Elodie Nelson, year 5 teacher
Video
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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Online safety in a remote or blended education context

Following on from the February online safety conference blog post and Safer Internet Day 2021, here’s a quick consideration of some of the themes of our recent conference (which covered digital literacy and critical thinking, as well as safeguarding and online safety) through the lens of the six principles (shown...
Online safety in a remote or blended education context
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Primary, Secondary

Learning design for remote or blended contexts

When it comes to lesson planning, ‘learning design’ is something that may be mapped out to the minutest detail, if time allows, or some teachers prefer to leave rather more to instinct. But how does that decision change when teaching in a remote or a blended context? Regardless of the...
Learning design for remote or blended contexts
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Primary, Secondary

Building belonging in blended learning

In our consideration of our six principles of remote learning, last week we looked at ‘teacher presence’ and the vital connection between a teacher and students. Equally vital – and equally challenging in remote or blended learning situations – is ‘social presence’, or ‘belonging’. We know that being part of...
Building belonging in blended learning
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Primary, Secondary

Supporting wellbeing and maintaining a sense of belonging - Billy Perrin, year 6 teacher

Billy, a year 6 teacher and computing subject leader from Julians Primary School, describes how his school’s approach has helped maintain a sense of community and belonging among pupils during periods of home learning. Billy’s pupils have used a combination of social messaging through their learning platform, J2E, and live...
Supporting wellbeing and maintaining a sense of belonging – Billy Perrin, year 6 teacher
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Primary

Teacher presence: why and how to be visible in remote and blended learning

Every teacher knows that teaching is a social process and the relationship between a learner and their teacher supports their learning. The connection we make with our students is vital but how do we develop and nurture that connection when teaching online? This post explores how teachers can make themselves...
Teacher presence: why and how to be visible in remote and blended learning
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Primary, Secondary

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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
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....
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
Secondary

Featured On Demand Learning

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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