P7 at Bridgend Primary School in West Lothian are helping their buddies in P1/2 to develop their ICT skills. Every week after they have read to each other P7 focus on a skill to teach the P1/2’s. The types of skills being covered are adding photos, accessing the internet and logging on to the different devices we have.
Bridgend Primary School in West Lothian held a Technologies Information Evening to showcase how we use technologies throughout the school and across all curricular areas. Pupils from P1 to P7 led workshops on the following:
*Using the iPads: Creativity and Innovation
*Our Digital Future and Lifelong Learning
*Glow: A tool to enhance teaching and learning
*Laptops, cameras and flipcams: The Learning Potential
In this video listen to the Craft, Design and Technology department at Queen Anne High School in Fife Council describe how they have used 3D Computer Software starting in S1 and progressing to S4.
In this video the pupils in Kate O’Regan’s P7 class at Livingston Village, West Lothian describe the processes involved in setting up their Community Cafe. The pupils also explain the skills they have developed during the experience.
In this video Claire Grubb from Kincorth Academy describes how they have re-written their second year Business and Enterprise Course using the Technologies and Social Studies Experiences and Outcomes. Claire also describes how they assessed the learning.
In this video Elizabeth Still a Business Education teacher from Kincorth Academy describes their new S1 Business Enterprise Course.
In this video, Lauren Hay a Business Education teacher from Kincorth Academy in Aberdeen describes their Enterprise Project with the Wood Family Trust. The programme focused on the entrepreneurship aspect of enterprise and intergrated entrepreneurship across the curriculum.
In this video Kirsty McFaul, Principal Teacher of Design and Technology at Hazlehead Academy in Aberdeen, describes how they redesigned their S1-3 curriculum for Technologies. She also describes an interdisciplinary aspect of the course which involved the Maths and Art Departments.
In this video Laura Compton from the Learning and Teaching Development Team in West Lothian explains how they used a Glow Blog to make it easier for schools across West Lothian to share their school improvement plans.
In this video Laura Compton from the Learning and Teaching Development Team in West Lothian explains how they changed the West Lothian Glow area to make it easier for practitioners to communicate with other practitioners, pupils and parents across West Lothian.
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