A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Breakout Rooms in Zoom

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This webinar offers an overview of the latest video communication technology and how to use its special features and functions to enhance learning outcomes by focusing on how to use breakout rooms in Zoom that enable pupils to break away from the main virtual class and meet in smaller groups.

In developing contingency plans for the provision of remote education and blended learning during the Covid-19 crisis, schools can take advantage of the latest video communications technology, and use its special features and functions to enhance learning outcomes.

Presented by John Insley, practising e-safety lead and current head of IT and computing, this guide shows headteachers and teaching staff who have a basic knowledge of Zoom how to use breakout rooms. He identifies key tips, tools and benefits of this feature which enables pupils to break away from the main virtual class and meet in smaller groups.

Learning Outcomes

  • Appreciating how Zoom’s breakout rooms can be used for collaboration and discussion by pupils and enhance remote education.

  • Understanding how to create breakout rooms and assign participants to them.

  • Appreciating the role of the host in opening, closing and managing movement between rooms.

  • Understanding how the host can interact with breakout rooms, move between them and post messages.

  • Being able to designate the role of host to another participant in a breakout room.

John Insley

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John Insley

Senior Leader, practising e-Safety Lead and Head of IT and Computing.
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