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Microsoft Innovative Educators in Scotland
Grow your professional learning network with a likeminded community who understands and supports you.
The community comprise of all sectors of education with Regional Improvement Collaborative (RIC) members, technical support specialists and Glow key contacts from local authorities around Scotland.
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Digital Design – Design with Tinkercad in Early Years
Wednesday 17th February 2021, 4:00 – 4.50pm
Demonstrating how Tinkercad can be used with learners to develop creativity and to introduce the use of Computer Aided Design within the Technologies Curriculum.
This session will take you on a tour of how to use the free CAD software, Tinkercad. We will also look at how digital design can support younger learners and how the tools can support creativity and learning across the curriculum.
A staff Glow account will be required to access the Microsoft Team where the session will take place.
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Aimed at teachers and teaching assistants working with children who have not used Google Classroom much or at all to manage learning in one place.
Your own G Suite for Education account may not be allowed to join our demo Classroom based on your school’s settings, so you will have the option of using a demo account or be a student in the Classroom. You can also follow along and create a Classroom of your own in your own G Suite for Education account as we go through the content.
When: Wednesday 31st March @ 4pm
Create simple digital matching activities with Google Slides and Drawings. In this session we will look at digitising matching activities for learners to make them accessible beyond the classroom and something that can be used more diagnostically to review learning and progress.
When: Thursday 18th March @ 4:45pm
Aimed at teachers and learning support, this session specifically looks at Google Drive collaboration and sharing through the lens of lesson planning.
By using Shared Drives as a year group or faculty team, you can provide easy access to learning resources, central curriculum templates and assignments whether you are working together or separately. Take away some simple ideas to reduce your planning time and make sure everyone has the best resources at their fingertips.
When: Thursday 18th March @ 4pm
Aimed at teachers and learning support who are relatively new to G Suite or need a refresher. This session will take you through Google Drive, the cloud based storage you can access anywhere, anytime from any device.
We will look at; how you can manage your own Drive, collaborate easily with others and share key documents, planning and resources. Collaborate in a Google Doc to see edits happen live, as well as exploring version history (an incredibly impactful tool to review learning as well as see who contributed what to your document). We will also look at Slides to make sure you feel comfortable bringing existing resources in other formats into Google Drive and converting them to be collaborative where necessary.
When: Tuesday 2nd March @ 4pm
Aimed at teachers and learning support, this session will give you a toolkit of assessment and feedback options available through G Suite. From in-built Google Classroom and Google Docs features, to third party tools that allow audio feedback to complement written feedback or where in-person feedback is not suitable or feasible.
When: Thursday 18th February @ 4pm