Exemplification material for National 5 English Performance-spoken language is now available on the SQA’s Understanding Standards website. Contact your administrator for details of the username and password, which are available from the SQA secure website on the NQ English page.
This looks like a really useful site, With lots of links to investigate the problem faced by poor literacy by some secondary students .
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I have now added a tile for for easy access to the World Book Online website. This tile is accessible by all Glow Users in Aberdeenshire and can be found on the Aberdeenshire Launchpad. See screen shot below.
Aberdeenshire Libraries has subscribed to World Book Online for schools. This provides free access to schools to high quality information and resources to meet the needs of students of every age, ability, and interest. Using the same expert information found in the World Book Encyclopedia, World Book Online features
• A colourful, approachable look and feel, making it attractive and easy to use
• Easy access on smartphones and tablets
• Different databases for multiple and diverse needs
• Articles, illustrations, maps, audio files, videos, e-books, primary source documents, and more
• Various lesson plans and tips for teachers
Individual databases are as follows
Primary schools – World Book Kids, World Book Student, Early World of Learning
Academies – World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced
The resources can be accessed within schools and also from home 24/7.
For further information please contact Alison Bruce, Information Services Librarian, Aberdeenshire Libraries.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 01651 871223
First Minister’s Reading Challenge – RM Books
Get ready to take part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge – Scotland’s brand-new reading initiative to encourage all pupils in Primary 4-7 to develop a life-long love of reading.
RM Books is delighted to be supporting this exciting project and you will find everything you need to help you deliver the First Minister’s Reading Challenge using our flexible, cost-effective ebook platform on this page below.
RM Books is easily accessible via RM Unify in Glow.
SHAHI is a visual dictionary and is available as a free online tool.
Learners or teachers simply enter the word they require and the software generates definition texts from the free online multilingual dictionary Wiktionary
The software also generates images related to the word search from Flickr, Google and Yahoo. along with images from Flickr, Google and Yahoo.
Once the word definitions load then there are further clickable links.