SCITT - Supporting Online Learning

Teacher Training

Teachers work hard to look at best practice in teaching and learning and have shared findings from their research for other schools or practitioners to also benefit from.

Whiteboard.fi allows you to create a class and share the link or QR code to ensure every student gets an individual digital whiteboard for your lessons. You can monitor in real time and provide live feedback and gain an immediate overview of understanding. https://whiteboard.fi/

Kialo Edu is an argument mapping and debate site, specifically designed for classroom use. It allows students to identify pros and cons of a debate or class discussion in a visually compelling format.

https://www.kialo-edu.com/

Flipgrid is a simple, free and accessible video discussion platform. Simply share a discussion topic and students can respond with short videos.

https://info.flipgrid.com/

Nearpod is a website that helps teachers to make any lesson interactive through the use of polls, quizzes, videos, collaborative boards and more.

https://nearpod.com/

Socrative is a formative assessment tool which allows teachers to create and share quizzes with students.

https://www.socrative.com/

Padlet is an online tool which can be summarised as an online notice board and allows you to track and offer live feedback on student writing.

https://en-gb.padlet.com/

Vocaroo is an online voice recorder and is an easy website to record, save and share voice notes.

https://vocaroo.com/

Kanban is an app within Teams and enables you to organise tasks on a board within a Team under headings such as ‘To Do’, ‘Urgent’, ‘Doing’ etc.

https://kanbanize.com/kanban-resources/getting-started/what-is-kanban-board

Spiral.ac is a website which includes a number of different formative assessment apps into one platform. Students participate in lessons live and complete assignments while the teacher can give live feedback to answers.

https://spiral.ac/

Edpuzzle is a teaching tool to place interactive content into pre-existing videos from a variety of sources, such as TED or YouTube into videos you have made.

https://edpuzzle.com/

Pear Deck for Microsoft can be connected to PowerPoint online and is presentation software to transform information into engaging visual lessons. It also has inbuilt questions which can be displayed in live time.

https://www.peardeck.com/microsoft

Blooket is a website that has a trivia and game base. Teachers select a question or unique game mode and this generates a code enabling students to join.

https://www.blooket.com/

CommonLit is an online reading and literacy programme that reaches all students and gives access to passages online.

https://www.commonlit.org/

Google Maps can be used for online and virtual school trips. Pupils can visit different locations around the world and learn more about them.

https://www.google.com/maps

Prezi is a website that allows you to virtual, visual and engagement presentation software.

https://prezi.com/

ThingLink can be found within Teams and enables students to visit locations around the world and creates unique experiences with interactive images, videos and 360 media.

https://www.thinglink.com/

Kahoot is a game based learning platform that brings engagement and competition to quizzes.

https://kahoot.it/

Quizizz is an online and engaging learning platform for quizzes.

https://quizizz.com/

Google Arts & Culture offers an online and interactive learning experience where students can visit museums and cultural places of importance virtually.

https://artsandculture.google.com/

Carousel Learning is an online tool that helps students to embed knowledge in their long-term memory.

https://www.carousel-learning.com/

Mentimeter is a website that allows you to create interactive live polls, quizzes, Q&As and word clouds. These are presented in a simple and accessible format for student engagement.

https://www.mentimeter.com/