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Blended Learning

During the school closure periods in 2020 and 2021 a series of supports for schools and principals around blended learning – where students learn both online and in a face-to-face scenario (also referred to as hybrid learning) were created.

Primary supports

Blended Learning: Primary Overview YouTube video A 12-minute video that provides a suggested sequence to follow when engaging with the main PDST supports in the area (below).

Blended Learning: PDST Support Resource This is a comprehensive Google sub-site that explores the different forms of blended learning – flipped classroom model; enriched virtual model; and the rotation station model.

It also has sections on planning; reflection & evaluation; and the important area of copyright. Technical issues are also explored, including screencasting; online bookmarking; online conferencing; creating video; and recording demonstrations.

Post-Primary supports

Blended Learning: Post-Primary Overview YouTube video A 12-minute video that provides a suggested sequence to follow when engaging with the main PDST supports in the area (below). Please note that this video is different to the one for primary.

Blended Learning: PDST Post-Primary Support Resource A Google sub-site that explores the different forms of blended learning – flipped classroom model and the enriched virtual model.

Technical issues are also explored, like: screencasting; online bookmarking; online conferencing; creating video; and recording demonstrations.

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