Brilliant basics!

For guidance on the latest tools and technology linked to key teaching, learning and assessment areas, please click on the subtitles below:

Planning for learning and progress

  1. Using classroom tools such as Kahoot, Padlet and Socrative to inform planning
  2. ePortfolios for goal setting and review
  3. Making sense of Moodle activity reports, completion data and gradebook
  4. Teacher-student partnerships for designing learning and revision resources

Visible learning

  1. Detailed feedback using Turnitin rubrics and quickmarks
  2. Engaging students through audio and video feedback
  3. Effective peer assessment online – Turnitin/discussion fora/wikis
  4. ePortfolios for goal setting and review

Checking learning

  1. Inside the classroom – Kahoot, Office Mix, Quizlet, Padlet, Poll Anywhere, Socrative
  2. Outside the classroom – quizzes, polls, fora, blogs, wikis, animated presentations
  3. Video assessment for demonstrating practical skills
  4. Flipped learning – getting the best out of your classroom time

Challenging learners

  1. Using technology to set up classroom games and competitions
  2. Problem-based learning with Nearpod
  3. Promoting deeper learning with online collaboration – wikis, discussion fora, Twitter
  4. Introducing student blogging to consolidate learning and develop critical thinking
  5. Teacher-student partnership projects – designing learning and revision resources

Leading teaching teams

  1. Digital survey tools to gather staff or student feedback
  2. Analysis of Moodle logs and reports
  3. Sharing resources – online repositories and question banks
  4. Social media to share best practice and innovation


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