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Using the VLE (Brightspace) to Support Synchronous Learning: Getting Started

This five part webinar series will focus on pedagogical strategies for synchronous learning as part of remote learning and blended learning program delivery. The use of tools available in the VLE (Brightspace by D2L) will be featured, along with other digital tools used in school boards. Webinars are intended to a meet a range of audience needs, supporting all learners across the skills and experience spectrum.

This webinar series is offered by the Ministry of Education.

Session Dates

Each part is 20 minutes long. You may attend as many as you wish but only need to register once.

*All times are EST.

  • Part 1: October 22, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. Repeated at 3:30 p.m.

  • Part 2: November 19, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. Repeated at 3:30 p.m.

  • Part 3: December 17, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. Repeated at 3:30 p.m.

  • Part 4: January 21, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. Repeated at 3:30 p.m.

  • Part 5: February 18, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. Repeated at 3:30 p.m.

Who should attend this webinar?

K-12 Educators that are newer to Brightspace and/or Synchronous Learning.

Materials Needed

VLE access. If you do not already have access to the VLE, you can learn how to access it here.

Technical Information

This webinar will take place in Zoom which can be accessed from many devices, including laptops, desktop computers (MacOS and PC), iOS and Android devices, and Chromebooks. You can test your device by accessing Zoom's Test Service. Participants do not require a microphone or camera to participate.