Highly Effective Blended learning & Online Strategies for Teaching
This conference will be online:-
- Presentation via webcam, accompanied by slides and activities
- Opportunities for delegate questions and comments
- A copy of the slides will be made available after the course, along with further materials
This is a one day course split over two days - 2nd July (10-12.30pm) and 3rd July (3-5.30pm)
In recent months online learning has been firmly brought to the forefront of most educator’s minds. When correctly implemented, remote learning creates opportunities for effective teaching and collaboration outside of the classroom. And in recent times, a school’s provision for distance learning has never been more important. Rapid uptake and steep learning curves have ensued by pupils, parents, and teachers alike. Through this time of crisis, many educators have seen the challenges, successes, value, and skill involved in delivering quality education virtually.
There is no 'one size fits all' solution for implementing remote learning in your school. Each setting will have slightly different requirements and opt for a different technology to reach their goals. Whether you choose to try ZOOM, Google Classroom, or Microsoft Teams, we explore remote learning generally as well as signposting different platforms. We develop strategies to guide your staff through the processes involved in become remote learning literate. From thinking about the curriculum and how you can best deliver an engaging and exciting lessons, to the best procedures for feeding back and marking work.
Who is this INSET for?
This course is suitable for teachers and senior leaders of all Key Stages.
The Principles of Effective Online delivery
- The five principles of online delivery – applicable to any format
- Managing effective transition for your staff, pupils, and parents
- Understanding what ‘good’ online engagement looks like
- How to work with the natural ebbs and flows of after initial enthusiasm
- The importance of classroom culture and setting ‘new norms’
- Developing a wider-angle view and diving into feedback
- Effective mechanisms of feedback online
Models & Modes of Delivery of online learning
- Models of blended learning – understanding the different models from the use of online learning in a face to face setting, blended and fully online
- The significance of blended learning and its impact in improving pupil progress and engagement, as well as empowering teachers in both the classroom and long-distance.
- Post lockdown legacy – the future of blended learning in schools based on current data and changes in school practice.
- How teachers can effectively implement blended learning – practical tips and adapting it to your teaching style.
How best to integrate technology into blended learning - working through the SAMR model to up-level our online provision
The importance of lesson sequencing - to facilitate engagement, meaningful learning experience and variety to accommodate all pupils.
Fresh from the chalk face, Julie Keyes may be new to the educational consultancy world, but she is an energetic and thoughtful educator with over a decade of experience as a teacher, middle leader and deputy head.
Julie has worked across a range of settings, from state secondary to international schools, but her real expertise lies in prep education. Julie has previously been a SATIPS board member and is currently a trustee of a large multi-academy trust (MAT). Her introduction to consultancy has allowed her to work in broad and varied environments. Current roles include delivering CPD and INSET to teachers and school leaders, assuming advisory roles on educational boards, creating engaging educational content for corporate partners, and supporting teachers in their professional development.
Eliana Shahrabany is the Growth Manager at Atom Learning, the leading online adaptive KS2 teaching and learning platform, partnered with Galore Park and IAPS. Atom has helped tens of thousands of children, parents and teachers to maximise learning potential with a sophisticated algorithm that adapts to each individual’s optimal difficulty level, combined with teacher-written content. Prior to Atom Learning, Eliana worked on international strategy in the technology sector for clients including LinkedIn, eBay and Estee Lauder. Whilst doing so, she continued to fulfil an educational role by teaching students aged 7-16 and consulting families through the senior school admissions process as she does today.
Cost: £250 per delegate; £299 for 2 teachers from the same school booking on this course
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