Top tips for making blended learning more manageable

From making sure teachers don't have to do 2 lots of lesson planning, to working out how to provide live lessons to pupils at home - blended learning can be tricky to manage. Here are some ideas to help make it a little easier.

Last reviewed on 22 December 2022
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  1. Manage teacher workload by only planning 1 lesson - suitable for home and the classroom
  2. Set up a laptop to carry on with live lessons
  3. Find ways to keep pupils interacting with each other - even if they’re at home
  4. If your pupils are used to live lessons, make use of breakout rooms
  5. Embrace the new normal - keep up whatever worked well in lockdown
  6. Keep your parents on board

Staff and pupils are now more familiar with technology and digital learning platforms than ever before, and you might also have more devices at your disposal thanks to recent schemes.

Learn how to make the most of this, as leaders at Pheasey Park Farm Primary School - a SMART exemplary school and training centre in Birmingham - share how they use technology to provide a blended learning offer to their pupils. 

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Manage teacher workload by only planning 1 lesson - suitable for home and the classroom

Once the school fully reopened, it continued using OneNote to provide all of the necessary resources and instructions