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Remote Learning – What is Working? Berwickshire High School in Scottish Borders.

In this guest blog post, Derek Huffman, PT Pedagogy / English Teacher from Berwickshire High School in Scottish Borders, South East Improvement Collaborative, shares what is working well in remote learning and what they can take back to the classrooms as a whole school team when learners return.   One of the many issues facing …

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27 Jan, 2021, 16:45, Best Practice for Remote Learning – Google Education event

Aimed at teachers and learning support who are managing students accessing learning from outside the classroom due to COVID-19 related challenges or for medical/other reasons. This session will explore the options available to teachers to make learning engaging and easy to access. Learn about; using Google Classroom and Google Meet to provide a simple and …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey One Moment in Time – Assessment

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This unique period in our history needed to be captured. It was one moment in time that, we will not experience again in our lifetime, but without a doubt, our pupils will always remember the time that the country went into lockdown, schools closed, they couldn’t play with their friends and they watched their teachers …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey To app, or not to app, that is the question

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According to the New York Times (Nicas and Collins, 2019), there are now over 2 million apps available on the Apple App Store, anything you can think of, in the words of Sesame Street’s infamous song: “There’s an app for that”; yet not all apps are created equally and just because an app exists does …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Lights, Camera, Action! Sustaining Engagement

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“Today’s young people should be taught using video games because they have ‘much lower attention spans’ than in the past” Headline quote from Mohit Midha, the chief executive of Mangahigh that appeared in a recent TES Magazine edition (Hazell, 2018); although the merits of this statement can be debated, the fact remains that teachers are …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Every day is a school day

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The role of the teacher is forever evolving. We work in a complex and dynamic society, and this unexpected pandemic shone the spotlight on the tenacity, innovation and resilience of our profession across Scotland as we all worked hard to find ways to continue our delivery of quality teaching and learning in an unchartered and …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Team Mossend

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At the beginning of Lockdown, John Swinney stated that schools should, ‘respond in a variety of imaginative, creative and stimulating ways to support continuity in learning for pupils.’ We investigated Twitter and spoke to friends who were also teachers to see what their schools were planning to do in terms of Online Learning during Lockdown …

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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Unfortunately, fortunate

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Unfortunately, on Tuesday 17th March 2020 we were told that we were classed as ‘clinically vulnerable’ to Covid-19 due to underlying health conditions and would have to work from home for the next 12 weeks. Fortunately, this gave us a unique opportunity to continue to make a valued contribution to our school community and on …

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Seesaw as a digital remote learning tool: Digital Tracking of Pupil Engagement and top tips for increasing engagement 

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  After receiving CLPL funding from the Education Scotland STEM Nation grant this year, training was offered across the Islay cluster in digital skills.  One of the key developments implemented in Port Ellen and Bowmore primary was to train staff in the use of Seesaw as a digital PLP tool to replace cumbersome and time–consuming learning logs. Under a joint headship both …

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