Lionel’s Support Blog

A weekly update of activities, ideas, videos and webinars of work Lionel is doing to support science teachers move their practice online.

Using Choice and Assignments to Collect Student Opinions and Classwork – Training Session #6

In this session we explore how to use the Choice and Assignment activities to connect ESIE to 

Edvantage Science Interactive eBook (ESIE) Training Session #5

For our fifth session we begin to explore ESIE and how to build interactive and engaging lessons with the tools from 

Edvantage Science Interactive eBook (ESIE) Training Session #4

Week 4 focuses on using video editing tools found within to increase student engagement.


Edvantage Science Interactive eBook (ESIE) Training Session #3 

This week we’re focusing on the Teacher Guide. How to access this guide and the tools available to support your teaching.

Edvantage Science Interactive eBook (ESIE) Training Session #2

Week two has us exploring the process for enrolling students in, changing profiles, accessing Edvantage Solutions and the new badging opportunities.

Edvantage Science Interactive eBook (ESIE) Training Session #1

Our introduction of the new look and all the learning tools to support your year in a blended or hybrid teaching model. I’m very excited to be part of your science and math teaching journey this year. Here’s our first session called Exploring If you missed us this week, look for your invitation for next week or come back here for the recording.

A New School Year – Welcome Back!

June 2020: Announcing our new Interactive ebook Platform

For those that missed our webinar on June 17, 2020, here’s part of the solution to support your teaching in the new, blended learning environment starting in September, 2020.  

Week 6: May 4 – May 11, 2020: 101 – Identifying Student Preconceptions


This week we take a look at how student preconceptions can impact on engagement. We explore how to deliver questions in “real-time” and use student responses to guide instruction. Finally, we explore how to take a classroom introductory activity and re-create it for online use.

Week 5: April 27 – May 3, 2020 : 101 – Assessment

This week we focused on the grade book and connecting student tasks to the grade book. All excited to show our new math symbol and chemistry editor. Always trying to make it easier for you to use

Week 4: April 20 – 26, 2020: 101 Plus

This week we go deeper into blocks, grouping and have an introduction to the grade book.


Week 3: April 13 – 19, 2020 – Promoting Student Engagement with

Here’s this week’s recording of 101. This week we focus on Blocks, Grouping and Content Organization. I also provide some examples of how to support student learning through partially worked solutions. 

Week 2: April 6 – April 12, 2020 – Using the Teaching Tools at

Coming this week: Webinar Thursday April 9, 2020: 12 pm EDT. 

Accessing Your Custom Class with

Thanks to everyone who participated in our webinar today looking at some fundamental tools you can use in your custom course to post, link and share relevant content.


Week 1: March 30 – 5, 2020 – Getting Started

Busy first week back to a new reality. We just announced all our digital resources are free until June 30, 2020. To access this resources, contact us and we’ll give you the information to register at This short video provides an overview of the tools available to support your transition to online learning.