Glow as you know is about to change to a new format. The new Glow contact, Glow Coordinator is David Anderson at the South Civic Centre, John Dickie Street Kilmarnock. If you are unable to resolve issues locally, please contact myself by e-mail. firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are the ASM/SCA or Glow Champion, please let me know so we can update our records.
The CfE and Glow News e-update provides you with updates on Curriculum for Excellence and support for practitioners, along with all the latest developments within Glow.
Game On Scotland and the Literacy team of Education Scotland will present an exciting hour of challenges and fun around the Commonwealth Games.
In conjunction with a teacher form West Dunbartonshire learners will engage in a number of stimulating activities using the Games as a context. The session will be interactive and no preparatory work is required. The target audience for this event is pupils Levels 2 and 3.
On 4 October 2013 Education Scotland wrote to all Directors of Education providing an update on Glow.
You can read the full text of this letter on the Glow Scotland blog.
Auchinleck Nursery School is the latest East Ayrshire establishment to launch its own school blog. The school will use the blog to keep parents up to date with its plans, priorities, events and activities.
Here is the link -
Education Scotland has provided Glow users with the suite of Just2Easy (J2E) tools. The package includes -
- J2E – a tool for creating simple web pages with text, images, graphics, etc
- J2E Infant Tools – a suite of very easy to use creative tools for early levels
- J2Measure – measuring tools
- J2Spotlight – animation tool
- J2Vote – voting tool
- J2Webby – blogging tool
There’s more information here – Glow Scotland blog – Just2Easy
Kilmaurs Primary School has just launched its new blog. It contains loads of excellent information for pupils, parents and the local community, including school events, clubs and activities. You can access it here -
If you’ve only vaguely heard the term QR codes or seen odd pictures appearing on trains, in magazines and in shops What is a QR code? is a nice site that explains very simply what QR codes are and what they’re for. Given the massive growth of mobile internet access and mobile learning, it will be interesting to see the role QR codes play in education. There have been loads of articles written about this, e.g. this one at Wired Academic.