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Exploiting features of a platform

Video showing platform features in use in a lesson.

Now that you’re more familiar with the features that a platform might offer, you’re going to look at these features being used in a lesson.


Watch the video which shows clips of online lessons. You’ll see the platform features below being exploited. How is each one being used? Complete the table.

Platform feature How it’s used
Chat box  
Share screen  
Tick icon  
Interactive whiteboard  
Breakout rooms  
Please note down your answers on a piece of paper

Check your answers here.

Reflect and share

What challenges do you think you might face when using these platform features in a one-to-one or group online lesson? Why? How might you overcome those challenges? Share your ideas in the comments.

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