A lot of teachers are weary – they invest time and energy creating online lessons that perhaps only a minority of pupils engage with.
Now, a Scottish school is attempting to unpick for its staff the reason why some teachers are getting students “coming back for more” when it comes to remote learning.
No two teachers with high student engagement at Berwickshire High School, in the Scottish Borders, were doing exactly the same thing, the research found – but there were some “commonalities”.
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It recommends simplifying lessons; sticking to a consistent and predictable format for lessons; and giving small pieces of regular feedback that emphasise next steps.
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The school's principal teacher of pedagogy, Derek Huffman, explains more in this video: