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.

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. 

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 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 4: April 20 – 26, 2020: 101 Plus

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


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 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.