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Glow Blogs Update September

Glow Blogs has just had a small update which included: Speeding up the loading of the Local Authority Home pages. Add the ability to add O365 Forms, Office Mix and Stream. You can embed all of these by pasting the URL into the post editor. No need to copy the embed code. Example Form:   Screenshot […]

Removal of old e-Portfolio Themes

A reminder that the old ePortfolio Themes in Glow Blogs will be removed as part of our October release. Please share this widely with any schools that are using the old ePortfolio solution. There is information on how to convert an old ePortfolio to use the new plugin here the help blog. Including a screencast. NB you will […]

WordPress update July 2016

The recent Glow Blogs release incorporated a new version of WordPress, this add features from both WordPress 4.4 and 4.5 to Glow blogs some of the highlights are listed below, taken from Version 4.4 « WordPress Codex and Version 4.5 « WordPress Codex Features from 4.4 Responsive images: WordPress now takes a smarter approach to […]

Glow Blogs July 2016 Release

The Next Release of Glow Blogs took place on Tuesday 19th of July.   It consisted of: Removal of 4 Woo themes. Upgrading of WordPress to 4.5 Events Plugin, this will allow the creation of ‘events’ in addition to posts and pages and have calendar views of these events. See Event Organiser — WordPress Plugins. Addition of […]

Glow Blogs July 2016 Release Update – Themes

The development of the July release is going well. In May we posted about the complete removal of 4 Woo themes. At that point I emailed a list of  blogs using the Spectrum theme to Key Contacts. The Spectrum theme is the only one of the 4 themes that is much used. We are now set […]

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Glow Blogs YouTube tutorials by @donaldfeist

Glasgow Teacher Donald Feist (@donaldfeist) is producing some YouTube help videos on Glow Blogs. Glow Blogs Tutorial – YouTube Playlist. Want to know how and why we use Glow Blogs as an incredible classroom resource? Look no further! This short series is on how to create your own Glow Blog for the classroom. This is […]

Glow Blogs Update September

Glow Blogs has just had a small update which included: Speeding up the loading of the Local Authority Home pages. Add the ability to add O365 Forms, Office Mix and Stream. You can embed all of these by pasting the URL into the post editor. No need to copy the embed code. Example Form:   Screenshot […]

Health & Wellbeing at Morningside

This is a really detailed post about a learning session with primary 2/3. I  really enjoyed reading the post, somewhat amazed at how much went on. I imagine that parent would be delighted getting this view of their children’s classroom. Health and wellbeing in p2/3   As an aside, lovely to see the use of […]

Removal of old e-Portfolio Themes

A reminder that the old ePortfolio Themes in Glow Blogs will be removed as part of our October release. Please share this widely with any schools that are using the old ePortfolio solution. There is information on how to convert an old ePortfolio to use the new plugin here the help blog. Including a screencast. NB you will […]

Graphic Novels in the Classroom

This is a guest post by Metaphrog (John Chalmers and Sandra Marrs), creators of the award-nominated Louis graphic novels and The Red Shoes and Other Tales. Metaphrog, alongside Dave Hook from Stanley Odd, were the lead artists on Graphic Lyrics, our Booked! project with Shawlands Academy, Glasgow.   A post from Edinburgh International Book Festival Learning | Learning […]