P7 and P1 Technology Buddies

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Mar 072012

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.

To find out more read their blog post here.

Technologies Information Evening

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Mar 072012

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

To find out more about this event read their blog post here.

Find out about some of the research behind their information evening here.

Entrepreneurship in Enterprise

 Technologies  Comments Off on Entrepreneurship in Enterprise
Feb 102012

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.

Building a Technologies Curriculum

 Technologies  Comments Off on Building a Technologies Curriculum
Feb 092012

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.

Dec 082011

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.

Click here visit West Lothian’s Sharing the Learning Blog.

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