Helping you respond to the impact of COVID-19

With more and more schools returning to online learning, we would like to reassure you all that the team here at Firefly is committed to supporting you at this time.Our Support team will continue to offer technical support, whilst your Customer Success Manager and the Learning Team are available to answer your questions and help you meet the challenge of minimising the impact of disruption on your teachers, students and parents.

Resources for distance learning & parental engagement

To help you continue to support your school community, we have put together some resources and guidance in this section of the Help Centre.

Reimagining learning in a lockdown world

We talked to Emmanuel Fayad from Open Sky International School in Paris about how they are reimagining learning as they continue to deliver teaching  during lockdown.

Managing Distance Learning and Parent communications

Working with education leaders we look at four key areas and practices to ensure parent engagement and student motivation no matter what the term ahead presents.

Getting the most out of Firefly

Ronan McLaverty-Head from the King's School explores the potential of Firefly during the lockdown period and shares his 5 top tips for getting most out of the platform.

Download our ebooks

Communicating effectively with parents
Virtual Schooling? How to manage teaching, school life and parent comms
Hybrid Learning? How to balance your teaching and parent engagement

Watch some of our recent Webinars

You can view more of our webinar videos in the Firefly Webinars pages

How to make the most of Firefly

Firefly can be used in a wide variety of ways to help you manage any disruption your school is experiencing. These pages are full of tips and guidance on how you can best use Firefly with your teachers, students and parents.

School Insights

In May 2020, we released a beta version of our forthcoming School Insights tool to give schools a view into the engagement of students, staff and parents on Firefly by day and time of day. 

Supporting your school community during closures

How can we best support our Teachers, Students and Parents?

Managing distance learning through Firefly

Firefly is here to help students, teachers and parents stay connected

Using MS Teams Meetings with Firefly

We’ve seen more and more teachers turning to video conferencing tools to keep in touch with their classes and to deliver lessons.

Setting up a meeting using Google Hangouts

Schools using Google accounts can quickly and easily set up online lessons with their students.

Using Microsoft Stream in Firefly

Create videos in Microsoft stream and share them alongside your other resources in Firefly

Firefly ebooks

We regularly publish guides and ebooks to help you keep up to date with the latest strategies and ideas from other schools around the world.

Don't forget, you can always connect with other teachers from the global Firefly community through our dedicated Firefly Community forum.

Register for free at the Firefly Community for further details.