Heads Up 12 February 2021


WE3 Family of schools

For Primary Schools: How can our consortium Remote Learning 'expert user' help us

Online Training Sessions available to all consortiums: Webinar and PPt

- Using digital teaching to improve learning 

- Preparing your school for blended learning

- Exploring options for blended learning

- Considering online safety

Expert Users: 

Remote training can be offered on the following topics; to be discussed and agreed with the school prior to any training session.  Subject to the expert user’s availability, help and support can also be given through phone calls and email.

Blended Learning using MS Teams

  • Creating classroom Teams
  • Setting up school areas
  • Creating meetings
    • Calendar
    • MS Teams
    • Scheduled meetings
    • Ad hoc meetings
    • Inviting external guests
  • Setting up permissions when creating an online meeting
    • Stop children entering a meeting before the teacher
    • Stop the children from chatting
    • End a meeting so children cannot reopen it
    • How to restrict pupil permissions
    • How to download a register
  • Creating assignments
    • Exploring the different types of assignments
    • How to add Word/PPT/ PDF /photos documents
  • Marking assignments
    • Adding rubric/marking scheme
    • Providing feedback
  • Setting up private channels
    • 1:1 with pupils
    • Support and wellbeing
    • Intervention
  • Using MS Teams for parent consultations
  • How to record lessons and share pre-recorded content
  • How to incorporate Sways into lessons
  • How to utilise Forms

Blended Learning using Google Classroom

  • Creating classrooms
  • Creating assignments
  • Marking assignments
  • Creating and using rubrics
  • Using Google Meet within Classroom for live lessons

Recording and sharing lessons

- How to utilise Google Forms

- Using Google meet for Parent consultations


Blended Learning using Purple Mash  

              - Creating and setting a 2Do

- Marking a 2Do

- Feedback to children

- Creating your own 2Dos etc PDFs that can be written on

- Curriculum coverage

  • Monitoring and assessment

Monitoring and analysis of blended learning solutions 

              - Tracking of pupils work

              - Monitoring of work

- Using Insight within MS Team

              - Monitoring meetings


*Please note the experts are working teachers and support/ training offered will need to fit in with their availability.


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