Top tips for making blended learning more manageable

From making sure teachers don't have to do two 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 24 March 2021
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  1. Manage teacher workload by only planning one 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 what worked well in lockdown
  6. Keep your parents on board

Staff and pupils are more familiar with technology and digital learning platforms than ever before. You might also have more devices at your disposal thanks to government and other schemes over the past year.

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, tell us how they've been using technology to help manage reopening and provide a blended learning offer to their pupils. 

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

Now the school has fully reopened, it's still using OneNote