Minecraft Education Edition update

Great news! You are now able to access Minecraft Education Edition on your Chromebooks as well as your iPad and Windows machines. Simply click on the Google Play Store icon on the bottom toolbar and then select Minecraft in the box that comes up, to instal on your machine. To log in, use your edushire details as you would with your iPad or Windows machine. More detailed instructions are within

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World Book Day Bookbug Explorer Pack

All 3 year olds in Scotland are gifted a BookBug Explorer bag by the Scottish Book Trust. We were given a spare 2023/24 bag by the library service and I got to work making up a digital activity for each of the books in there. Click on the link to access the activities. Please let us know how you got on! Explorer bag 2023 2024    

LoveLearning with Read Write

Join us on Wednesday 21st Feb at 4pm for training with Richard from Texthelp who will be showing you how to get the most from Read&Write. Sign up with your corporate details here to get the join link.

LoveLearning with Edpuzzle and Just2Easy

We have added another session to our CLPL offering. Come and join us for a day of learning! In the morning, Dave and Manny from Edpuzzle will show you how to use this resource which is free for all Aberdeenshire schools this session. Edpuzzle is a digital learning platform that allows teachers to create and share interactive videos with their students. Teachers can add questions, annotations, and feedback into videos.

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Be Internet Legends

Be Internet Legends Day 2023 is next week. This year’s event on Tuesday 28 November at 9.30am will celebrate Kindness online with interactive challenges and shout-outs for your school to get stuck into. They will also be picking five schools at random in the chat box to receive a Be Internet Legends goody bag. Sign up here to register and they will send you the link to join the assembly. 

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Glow Google Newsletter

Check out the Back to School Glow Google newsletter for loads of updates from Google within Glow.  Link here.  Schools were emailed last week with an update on the Google Additional Services now available to Aberdeenshire staff on Glow: Google Earth Google Chrome Store Google Maps YouTube Google Arts & Culture Google Translate CS First Applied Digital Skills

Pilot from Digital Schools Award Scotland

Digital Schools Award Scotland is excited to announce the launch of a new pilot educator award programme aimed at recognising and celebrating excellence in digital learning and teaching practices.   We invite a small number of schools and educators (from early years through secondary level) in Scotland to take part in this innovative initiative that will run from the beginning of November 2023 until the end of March 2024.   In collaboration with industry leaders Intel and HP,

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Secondary teachers – Update from Scholar: Courses Our new National 5 Music and National 5 Geography courses have been published in full and are receiving positive feedback from teachers.  Accessibility To help make Scholar online content easier to access, we have now introduced new colour contrast themes for learners and teachers to choose from. Training We have launched our new programme of free webinars for teachers, running until December, which

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LoveLearning sites

Here you will find links to all the LoveLearning sites that you may need access to. If you have opened this in your corporate browser please be aware that some of these sites may require you to access them by logging on with your Glow details. This is easily done by right clicking on the link and copying and pasting it into the browser you are logged in to Glow

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