Post-lockdown teaching support

Ideas and resources for heading back to the classroom during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

Practical work

Whether you're using microscale experiments to use less equipment, or videos and simulations to avoid using equipment at all, you'll find resources to support you here.

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Use on-screen simulations to successfully boost data skills

Perfect for remote teaching, but they’ve a role in classroom settings too

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How to teach practical chemistry remotely

Ideas for keeping up students’ practical skills while schools are closed

CLEAPSS and SSERC guidance

Specialist guidance on how to safely carry out practical work

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CLEAPSS guide to doing practical work during the Covid-19 pandemic


Learn more about practical guidance from CLEAPSS for this school year

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SSERC guidance on practical work and Covid-19


Read more about SSERC’s guidance on practical work during the Covid-19 pandemic

Diagnosing gaps

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Understand what your pupils understand


Diagnose your students’ strengths and weaknesses

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Diagnostic tests for better teaching


Benchmarking students’ ability allows tailored teaching

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How to write questions for formative assessment


It’ll boost your students’ motivation and build their independence

Teaching from the front

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Teaching from two metres


Try these strategies and tools for socially distanced classroom teaching

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Locked-out learners


How to get students back into learning

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How to successfully support disengaged learners


An effective three-stage strategy to motivate students as they return to the classroom

Your NQT year

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Classroom questions: advice for new teachers

By Education in Chemistry

Experts answer questions about planning, pandemics and practicals from trainee, newly qualified and early career teachers

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Trainee teachers: how to learn to teach during lockdown


5 tips for continuing your ITT during the coronavirus crisis

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The 10 things you need to know as a trainee teacher


How to nail the most important things from the off

Look after yourself

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Teacher well-being hub

The place to go for ideas and strategies on supporting your well-being and maintaining good mental health

Technology tips

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5 teaching technologies to improve socially-distanced learning


One teacher reveals which technologies have improved their teaching in 2020. Which do you use?

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5 smart tips for using Google Classroom with your classes


Get started and uncover the secrets to teaching remotely

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Top tips to make the most of remote teaching technology


Teachers share their dos and don’ts of using Google and Microsoft remote offerings

Flipped and blended learning

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The fast guide to blended learning


Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about teaching science with this approach

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The fast guide to flipped learning


How to make the most of lesson time

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Taking a blended learning approach to HE


Learn from lecturer Sara Kyne’s experiences of welcoming first-year chemistry students

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How to implement flipped learning in 2021


Flipped learning could save time and help close the attainment gap as education moves back to the classroom – here’s how to bring it into yours