Category: CLPL

23 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:30 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 3

23rd May 2022, 16:00 – 17:30 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 3

This four part series will support you in learning about the wide range of tools which are available from Microsoft. It will show how these tools can support learning and teaching and will link to the 21st Century Learning Design framework from Microsoft.

Session three will focus on tools to support attendees understanding of how some of the Microsoft products can develop skills in Real World Problem Solving and Innovation, Digital Tools for Learning and Skilled Communication for learners and staff alike. Each session in this series is unique and you may wish to dip and out of the series depending upon your needs and product knowledge.

This webinar aims to support practitioners looking to complete the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) professional development program and exam. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customised learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools.

Aims:

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills

Products discussed and demonstrated in this session include Minecraft: Education Edition, FlipGrid, Microsoft Video Editor and Microsoft Voice Recorder which are not currently available in Glow.

An information and launch event for the MCE program is taking place on 27th April 2022. The online exams will take place throughout 6th -10th and 13th – 17th June.

To book your place at this launch event via Eventbrite, please click here.

To find out more or sign up to attend the launch events for either event for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) on 27th April 2022, please click here. You will also find links to information on our Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) offer on the MCE page too.

30 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:15 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 4

30th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:15 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 4

This four part series will support you in learning about the wide range of tools which are available from Microsoft and Glow. It will show how these tools can support learning and teaching and will link to the 21st Century Learning Design framework from Microsoft.

Session four will focus on tools to support attendees understanding of how some of the Microsoft products can develop skills in Digital Tools for Learning and Skilled Communication for learners and staff alike. Each session in this series is unique and you may wish to dip and out of the series depending upon your needs and product knowledge.

This webinar aims to support practitioners looking to complete the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)  professional development program and exam. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customised learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools. 

Aims

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools 
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons 
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills 

Products discussed and demonstrated in this session include MakeCode Arcade, Sway, Whiteboard and Translator

To book your place at this launch event via Eventbrite, please click here.

To find out more or sign up to attend the launch events for either event for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) on 27th April 2022, please click here. You will also find links to information on our Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) offer on the MCE page too.

16 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 2

16th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 2

This four part series will support you in learning about the wide range of tools which are available from Microsoft and Glow. It will show how these tools can support learning and teaching and will link to the 21st Century Learning Design framework from Microsoft.

Session two will focus on tools to support attendees understanding of how some of the Microsoft products can develop skills in Real World Problem Solving and Innovation for learners and staff alike. Each session in this series is unique and you may wish to dip and out of the series depending upon your needs and product knowledge.

This webinar aims to support practitioners looking to complete the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)  professional development program and exam. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customised learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools. 

Aims

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools 
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons 
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills 

Products discussed and demonstrated in this session include OneNote, Tags, Forms, Calendar and Planner

To book your place at this launch event via Eventbrite, please click here.

To find out more or sign up to attend the launch events for either event for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) on 27th April 2022, please click here. You will also find links to information on our Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) offer on the MCE page too.

09 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 1

9th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Microsoft Tools for 21st Century Learning Design Session 1

This four part series will support you in learning about the wide range of tools which are available from Microsoft and Glow. It will show how these tools can support learning and teaching and will link to the 21st Century Learning Design framework from Microsoft.

Session one will focus on tools to support attendees understanding of how some of the Microsoft products can develop Knowledge Construction, Collaboration, Self-Regulation and Skilled Communication for learners and staff alike. Each session in this series is unique and you may wish to dip and out of the series depending upon your needs and product knowledge.

This webinar aims to support practitioners looking to complete the Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)  professional development program and exam. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customised learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools. 

Aims

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools 
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons 
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills 

Products discussed and demonstrated in this session include Teams, Word, Powerpoint, Edge and Bing

To book your place at this launch event via Eventbrite, please click here.

 To find out more or sign up to attend the launch events for either event for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE)  on 27th April 2022, please click here.You will also find links to information on our Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) offer on the MCE page too.

27 April 2022, 15:30 – 16:00 Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) Information and Launch Events

Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) Launch, 27th April 2022, 15.30 – 16.00pm 

This Informative launch event from DigiLearnScot, Microsoft and Prodigy (Microsoft exam and training partners) will guide participants through the program structure and sign up process for the Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS).  This is one of two certificated professional learning programs which are being offered without charge for a limited time to Glow users with exams taking place in June 2022. 

The Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge through our project-based testing, giving you real-world exercises to appraise your understanding of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Office Specialist courses provide targeted training and support every step of the way and can support practitioners in maximising the impact of these tools which may be available on their own or local authority network in addition to Glow.

Course material is provided via LearnKey video courseware which will enhance the learning experience. It provides self-paced on-demand video learning material for all the Microsoft Office Specialist Programs. These expert learning solutions are easy to use and interactive. They help prepare you for certification success and include: 

  • Video-based e-learning courseware 
  • Interactive labs 
  • Prescriptive study guides 

 Through GMEtrix, practice tests will be available prior to users completing the exam you book onto in June 2022. These performance-based assessment and test preparation tools help individuals achieve certification credentials. Many of you will be anxious to assess your knowledge of applications prior to taking the certification exams. Practice Tests that are powered by GMetrix: 

  • Enhance learning through self-paced practice questions 
  • Build familiarity with the testing environment 
  • Increase confidence towards certification exams 
  • Better prepares you to pass certification exams 

Click here to book your place at this launch event in order to find out more about the MOS program and how to register for the online exams which will take place throughout the 6th -10th and 13th – 17th June.

To find out more or sign up to attend the event for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) on 27th April 2022, 16:00 – 16:30pm – please click here.

27 April 2022, 16:00 – 16.30 Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) Information and Launch Events

Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE) Launch, 27th April 2022, 16.00 – 16.30pm 

This Informative launch event from DigiLearnScot, Microsoft and Prodigy (Microsoft exam and training partners) will guide participants through the program structure and sign up process for the Microsoft Certified Educator Program (MCE).  This is one of two certificated professional learning programs which are being offered without charge for a limited time to Glow users with exams taking place in June 2022. 

Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) is a professional development program that bridges the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching. Educators holding a MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customised learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st century skills using Microsoft tools e.g.

  • Ensures faculty/staff have basic understanding of Microsoft Education tools 
  • Ensures faculty/staff can demonstrate how to successfully incorporate 21st century into lessons 
  • Ensures faculty/staff know which Microsoft Education tools can support which specific 21st century skills 

Microsoft Certified Educator: Technology Literacy for Educators certification exam is an intermediate-level examination intended to be a valid and reliable measure of competencies as measured by the 21st Century Learning Design (21CLD) framework. Passing the Technology Literacy for Educators (62-193) exam also gives educators a credential to differentiate themselves with current and future employers. 

Click here to book your place at this launch event in order to find out more about the MCE program and how to register for the online exam which will take place throughout the 6th -10th and 13th – 17th June.

To find out more or sign up to attend the event for the Microsoft Office Specialist Program (MOS) on 27th April 2022, 15:30pm – 16:00pm,  please click here.

09 March 4-5pm Digital Schools Award & European SELFIE Award

Participants will learn how to use the European SELFIE self-evaluation tool and Digital Schools Awards to develop a clear digital strategy that increases best practice and provides a road map for school improvement. The workshop will bring in experiences, ideas and inspiration from schools in Scotland. The session will also introduce how the Digital Schools Awards can support schools to shape whole-school policies that build positive and sustainable approaches to digital wellbeing.

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25 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 5: Big Data

25th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 5 : Big Data

This session, jointly presented by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, aims to familiarise participants with Microsoft’s Explore the Big Data resources which can support support your developing skills in skills and knowledge required for careers in this growth industry. This five part professional learning series will take you through the complete Explore the Digital Future programme, providing practitioners with a clear understanding of the content and how it relates to research and our curriculum in Scotland.

Run jointly by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, this session will include:

Coverage of the Internet of Things resources as part of Microsoft’s Digital Futures programme. The webinar will take place in three sections which will;

    • explore resources,
    • provide a live demonstration of how the programme section can be used, and
    • demonstrate how the programme links to research with guest speakers from Microsoft and/or industry.

This webinar aims to:

  • develop educators confident use of Microsoft’s Explore the Digital Future programme,
  • allow practitioners to explore resources which may support young people understand the difference between big data and traditional data, explore the ethical questions around collecting and processing big data, and
  • highlight further professional learning and materials which support the delivery of high quality learning experiences.

Participants are encouraged to attend a minimum of four of the five sessions in order to be issued with a certificate of completion.

Click here to book Digital Futures : Big Data (Session 5) via the Tablet Academy Scotland website.

18th May Digital Futures AI

18 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 4: Artificial Intelligence

18th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 4 : AI

This session, jointly presented by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, aims to familiarise participants with Microsoft’s Explore the Artificial Intelligence resources which can support support your developing skills in skills and knowledge required for careers in this growth industry. This five part professional learning series will take you through the complete Explore the Digital Future programme, providing practitioners with a clear understanding of the content and how it relates to research and our curriculum in Scotland.

Run jointly by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, this session will include:

Coverage of the Internet of Things resources as part of Microsoft’s Digital Futures programme. The webinar will take place in three sections which will;

    • explore resources,
    • provide a live demonstration of how the programme section can be used, and
    • demonstrate how the programme links to research with guest speakers from Microsoft and/or industry.

This webinar aims to:

  • develop educators confident use of Microsoft’s Explore the Digital Future programme,
  • allow practitioners to explore resources which may support young people in having a deeper understanding of what AI is and how it impacts our daily lives through ‘watch next’ suggestions on steaming services, automatic promoting apps/rewards based on spending habits, or setting heating trends in homes or buildings.
  • highlight further professional learning and materials which support the delivery of high quality learning experiences.

Participants are encouraged to attend a minimum of four of the five sessions in order to be issued with a certificate of completion.

Click here to book Digital Futures : Artificial Intelligence (Session 4) via the Tablet Academy Scotland website.

11th May Digital Futures IoT

11 May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 3: Internet of Things

11th May 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 Digital Futures Series Session 3 : Internet of Things

This session, jointly presented by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, aims to familiarise participants with Microsoft’s Explore the Digital Future Internet of Things (IoT) resources which can support support your developing skills in skills and knowledge required for careers in digital industry. This five part professional learning series will take you through the complete Explore the Digital Future programme, providing practitioners with a clear understanding of the content and how it relates to research and our curriculum in Scotland.

Run jointly by Education Scotland and Tablet Academy Scotland, this session will include:

Coverage of the Internet of Things resources as part of Microsoft’s Digital Futures programme. The webinar will take place in three sections which will;

    • explore resources,
    • provide a live demonstration of how the programme section can be used, and
    • demonstrate how the programme links to research with guest speakers from Microsoft and/or industry.

This webinar aims to:

  • develop educators confident use of Microsoft’s Explore the Digital Future programme,
  • allow practitioners to explore resources which may support young people in creative problem solving and considering how the IoT can improve issues in their area,
  • highlight further professional learning and materials which support the delivery of high quality learning experiences.

Participants are encouraged to attend a minimum of four of the five sessions in order to be issued with a certificate of completion.

Click here to book Digital Futures : Internet of Things (Session 3) via the Tablet Academy Scotland website.