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Get to grips with the remote learning tools available to you, and think ahead about which platforms would suit your school in case you have to close.

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Keep an eye on our coronavirus resource hub – we'll be updating it with more in-depth guidance on remote learning soon.

Continue education with remote classroom tools

Explore the links below to see what these platforms can do and whether they'd suit your needs.

Unless stated otherwise, they're all compatible with Windows and Mac computers, iOS and Android devices, and all updated web browsers.

Name Pricing Main features Subject-specific? Compatibility
ClassDojo Free (basic) Communicate with parents, give feedback to pupils.   Not compatible with Internet Explorer 10
Edmodo Free (basic) Set tasks, give feedback, and share resources with other teachers.    
Google Classroom Free Create word documents and slideshows, set and mark tasks.    
Seesaw Free (basic) Set tasks and give feedback.    
Showbie Free (basic) Schedule tasks and give feedback.   Only compatible with iOS devices (but there's also a web app that can be accessed via any device with a browser)

Please note that these platforms are included for your information – we don't endorse or recommend particular products.

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