Bright ideas for Best Practice

Sandagogy’s mission is simple. We aim to bring together the best learning and teaching ideas in an accessible format to make best practice easy and achievable for all. At Sandagogy, you will find inspiring ideas, blogs, resources and the support you need to achieve great learning in your classrooms.

Our Professional Learning Team are here to help and love to hear new ideas!

Follow us on Twitter

Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School's Twitter avatar
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School
@SandEdTech

Watch our Webinar recording of "Making a successful return to school - reflections on remote learning" and hear Ass… t.co/eErJ20lA3P

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Wendy Piccinini's Twitter avatar
Wendy Piccinini
@wendypicci

Teach computing in St Albans? Join other computing leads at @CompAtSch St Albans community meeting Wed 21st Oct 4-5… t.co/AO2vHuVuBR

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School's Twitter avatar
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School
@SandEdTech

Hear @markallday2 Assistant Headteacher and Blended Learning lead at @SandringhamSch1 talking about "Making a succe… t.co/nCvmZ5HsWE

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Mark Allday's Twitter avatar
Mark Allday
@markallday2

Join @christianturton and I at 10am on Friday for an @EdtechDemo Think Tank: In Conversation with East of England… t.co/bi3BVlqp34

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School's Twitter avatar
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School
@SandEdTech

We are funded by the DfE to support other schools with their EdTech Strategy, this expert support is free. We have… t.co/LMu2hgT0ok

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School's Twitter avatar
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School
@SandEdTech

Hear about the blended learning journey at @SandringhamSch1 from Deputy Headteacher @fergmoane in this pre-recorded… t.co/SjIr4YhiDl

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School's Twitter avatar
Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School
@SandEdTech

Join us tomorrow for a session looking at strategy, research and practical considerations for implementing G suite… t.co/f3v6A1rUOI

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Emma Beaton's Twitter avatar
Emma Beaton
@ChidgeyEmma

Day 5 of #ArtsWeek2020 and we end the week with a LIVE Sandwich Series concert at 2pm today featuring students perf… t.co/5P50ZUwqBc

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Christian Turton's Twitter avatar
Christian Turton
@christianturton

All set for the ⁦@AppleEDU⁩ Swift Playgrounds session at 11am today for the ⁦@caschat_uk⁩ virtual showcase - how ma… t.co/kpL7SGIzrO

Retweeted by Sandagogy
Sandringham Research's Twitter avatar
Sandringham Research
@SandResearch

ICYMI Our most popular blog at the moment is Overcoming Remote Learning Challenges from @MissWillsPE Why not catch… t.co/pokokoq5Cl

Retweeted by Sandagogy

Read Our Latest Blogs

Webinar: Making a successful return to school, reflections on remote learning.

On the 19th October, 2020, Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator School ran an online webinar delivered by Assistant Headteacher Mark Allday, looking at considerations in remote learning and making a successful return to school. To watch the recording click play below....

Fostering a collaborative learning environment during remote learning.

After a few weeks of delivering the Virtual Learning Curriculum, I had really begun to miss the excitement of a classroom environment. One of the reasons that I love teaching English is the discussions that we have in class and the joy of watching my pupils develop...

Creating a Virtual Library Resource

Teaching from home during this pandemic has been a strange experience, but I believe it has impacted teachers’ creativity in a positive way. We’ve had to quickly innovate and develop lessons and resources that can be delivered effectively online while keeping our...

The final push: Quick wins for assessment through the virtual learning curriculum

As the academic year moves closer to the end, we still find ourselves teaching students in a way that 12 weeks ago would have been unthinkable. Throughout the school, teachers have continued to deliver outstanding lessons despite the difficult circumstances using so...

Astley Cooper EdTech Support

A checklist of Google Classroom Skills can be found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1F94Ycyu-zp3QS8mBIkB9ZExp_yaf_nJvLYJD1CeO8Ds/copy Videos from the training sessions will be posted here.

Using Google Classroom to support differentiation in distance learning

On 24th April 2020, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) published an evidence-based report designed for school leaders and teachers to share what the evidence suggests on effective distance and online learning approaches. Their report derived a number of key...

The pitfalls and pluses of Google Meet

Experts believe from many years of research that as a human race we rely upon the art of reading body language in order to help us understand the people around us. We have all been in situations no doubt where we have experienced both positive and negative body...

Sandringham EdTech Demonstrator : Blended Learning Strategy

  Presentation slides: EdTech Demonstrator - BYOD Strategy at Sandringham School
Students viewing work on tablet

Remote Learning – Apps for Exemplification

Review of apps by Hannah Fryer that have been used for exemplification at Sandringham during the period of remote teaching due to Covid lockdown

Pre-recording for Virtual Learning

Hayden Reynolds, Chemistry Teacher, has been using recording technology to pre-record lessons or explanations for students. I asked him about his approach to virtual learning. Hayden, what do you think is the benefit of pre-recording your lessons? I think that the...

Blended Learning Master Class