Category: Primary

04 March 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design, Build and Test with Barefoot – Programming Workshop

A glow login is required for this webinar Book Here  

Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you have registered for a Barefoot and a Scratch account, this will be needed as part of the training.

Take your knowledge to the next level with this interactive professional learning workshop led by an experienced primary teacher. Get to grips with Scratch programming and the concepts of sequence, repetition and selection through a series of Scratch activities, this workshop is best placed for beginner to intermediate Scratch users. In keeping with the rest of what Barefoot offers, it’s fun, interactive and free! There are limited spaces available, so be quick to avoid disappointment.

02 February, 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design, Build and Test with Barefoot – Programming Workshop

A glow login is required for this webinar  Book Here  

Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you have registered for a Barefoot and a Scratch account, this will be needed as part of the training.

Take your knowledge to the next level with this interactive professional learning workshop led by an experienced primary teacher. Get to grips with Scratch programming and the concepts of sequence, repetition and selection through a series of Scratch activities, this workshop is best placed for beginner to intermediate Scratch users. In keeping with the rest of what Barefoot offers, it’s fun, interactive and free! There are limited spaces available, so be quick to avoid disappointment.

25 January 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design Build and Test with Barefoot- Programming Workshop

A glow login is required for this webinar Book Here  

Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you have registered for a Barefoot and a Scratch account, this will be needed as part of the training.

Take your knowledge to the next level with this interactive professional learning workshop led by an experienced primary teacher. Get to grips with Scratch programming and the concepts of sequence, repetition and selection through a series of Scratch activities, this workshop is best placed for beginner to intermediate Scratch users. In keeping with the rest of what Barefoot offers, it’s fun, interactive and free! There are limited spaces available, so be quick to avoid disappointment.

Digital Learning in January professional learning

The Education Scotland Digilearn team will be here to support educators throughout 2021 with online professional learning. Details of sessions will be provided here, along with meeting links.

Monday 25th January

‘No More Worksheets’ with Forms and Quizzes workshop (O365 and G Suite)

Lunchtime drop-in any time between 1230 – 1330

This session will explore the use of Forms to create learning materials for you class. We’ll look at how to make a quiz, add videos and other content and have create some example questions or quizzes based on the ideas you share, ie. what multiple choice questions would you use for a Romans quiz, or why would I use text input for science?
We’ll look at examples with O365 and G Suite Forms.
This session will require a Glow login and will be recorded.

Join the call on Monday here.

 

Wednesday 27th January 2021

4pm Quick and Easy Numeracy Wins for Online Learning

This webinar will explore some quick and useful strategies for teaching numeracy in and out of the classroom. It will also focus on digital tools to support you deliver this learning during the current online learnign phase. A Glow login is required for this session.

Sign up here

Wednesday 28th January 2021

4pm, Evidencing Learning Using Built In Tools on iPads

This session will look at tools which can be used to evidence learning and engage with learners. The session will look at the free, built in iOS features on iPads that can be used to capture learning, gather feedback and share experiences for all.

 

Sign up here

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Wednesday 20th January 2021

4PM Cyber Resilience & Internet Safety in the context of online learning.

Join this webinar to help you to identify and manage possible risks associated with online learning. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, have discussions, and share practical strategies throughout this webinar. This is a repeat of the same webinar delivered on 6th January.

 

Tuesday 19th January

4pm – Google Classroom for Beginners – Delivered by Google trainers for Scottish education

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 the 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 Google trainers go through the content.

 

Monday 18th January

4pm – Online Learning in O365 and Teams (Glow) for Primary Schools


An overview of O365 and Teams in Glow and how to use it for creating flipped learning activities in the primary school, including numeracy and literacy examples.

Thursday 14th Jan 2021 

4pm Digital Educator Certification Courses and Resources

Take a tour of the Apple Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator and Google Educator courses that are available to educators, along with the resources and training that go with them.

Tuesday 12th Jan 2021 

3pm ELC Practitioner Webinar: Staying Connected as an ELC Team with Gsuite in the Glow Environment.


Make the best use of the digital solutions you have access to within Glow to remain connected as a staff team. This webinar will focus on real time, collaborative working in; Google Drive, Jamboard and Meet. 

 

4pm Online Learning in G Suite and Classroom (Glow) for Primary Schools

An overview of G Suite and Classroom in Glow and how to use it for creating flipped learning activities in the primary school, including numeracy and literacy examples.

 

Monday 11th Jan 2021 

3pm ELC Practitioner Webinar: Staying Connected as an ELC Staff Team with Microsoft O365 in the Glow Environment.  


Make the best use of the digital solutions you have access to within Glow to remain connected as a staff team. This webinar will focus on real time, collaborative working in; Teams, Staff Notebook and Sway.  

 

 

Friday 8th January

Online Learning in O365 and Teams (Glow) for Primary Schools

An overview of O365 and Teams in Glow and how to use it for creating flipped learning activities in the primary school, including numeracy and literacy examples.

Delivering New Content Online

This webinar will look at how practitioners might deliver new content to learners in an online environment.  This will cover what a flipped/asynchronous delivery mode might look like  and what a live/interactive session might look like.  This may be more suited to secondary practitioners.

 

ELC Practitioner Webinar: Supporting ELC families to communicate in real time digitally with Padlet.  

This webinar will show how you can create an instant, real time collaborative environment, where families with the link can communicate, mark make, share media and work together on. 

Thursday 7th January

11:00am – 12:00pm OneDrive familiarisation and collaboration

How educators and learners can make best use of OneDrive for sharing and collaborating. Glow login required

1:30pm – 3:00pm – Online Learning in G Suite and Classroom (Glow) for Primary Schools

An overview of G Suite and Classroom in Glow and how to use it for creating flipped learning activities in the primary school, including numeracy and literacy examples. Glow login required

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Delivering New Content Online

This webinar will look at how practitioners might deliver new content to learners in an online environment.  This will cover what a flipped/asynchronous delivery mode might look like  and what a live/interactive session might look like.  This may be more suited to secondary practitioners. Glow login required

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Wednesday 6th January 2021 

12pm – Cyber Resilience & Internet Safety in the context of online learning.  

Join this webinar to help you to identify and manage possible risks associated with online learning.  There will be opportunity to ask questions, have discussions and share practical strategies throughout this webinar.

 

3pm – ELC Practitioner Webinar: Making home learning content accessible via Microsoft Sway

This webinar will show how Microsoft Sway can be used as a digital story telling tool to create accessible and interactive learning stories full of rich media including photo, video, voice recordings and embedded web content.

 

Tuesday 5th January 2021 

Managing a Digital Day in the Primary School

05/01/21, 330pm, Teams (Glow)

This session will look at how a digital day could look with ideas on planning, delivery and assessment of learning. The focus will be on establishing routines and activities that can be used to create routine for learners and develop educators’ confidence with a few ideas for the basis of online learning.

This will be followed by other sessions that will explore other sectors, curricular areas and digital skills.

Online Classrooms

Here is a reminder of our Making Your Virtual Classroom More Real webinar from November this year – covering all things from setting assignments, online content and assessment of digital learning.

This is backed up by research, which Edutopia recently published as ‘the Secret to High-performing Virtual Classroom’ here (#8):

  • “make it easy for pupils to access materials”
  • “organize virtual classrooms even more intentionally than physical ones”
  • “teachers should use a single, dedicated hub for important documents like assignments”
  • “simplify communications and reminders by using one channel like email or text”
  • “reduce visual clutter like hard-to-read fonts and unnecessary decorations throughout their virtual spaces”

(Edutopia, 2020)

 

Digital Fire Drill: preparing for online learning

Are you preparing for online learning in January? We loved this guide from Marr College in South Ayrshire about ‘digital fire drills’. These guides allow for teachers and learners to be prepared for online learning by making clear the processes and expectations.

Take a look at this tweet from Miss Wylie, a teacher and digital leader at Marr:


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01 December 2020 1630-1730, Developing Literacy and English Through Digital Learning in Primary Schools

This webinar is an opportunity to discuss emerging practice in the area of literacy/English and digital learning and teaching.

 

About this Event

A Glow login is required to join this webinar in Teams.

It is for teachers working in PRIMARY school contexts.

This webinar will take place on Tuesday 1st December at 4.30pm

Follow this link to Eventbrite to book your place

webinar 1 catch-up

full playlist

webinar 2 catch-up

23 November 2020, 16:30-17:30 – Primary/BGE Cyber Resilience Webinar

A GLOW LOGIN IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT.

A link to the Team will be sent to you by email.

This webinar is to support primary practitioners who want to learn more about cyber resilience and how this can be embedded into their learning and teaching. The webinar will look at the best way to introduce teaching cyber resilience without any specialist knowledge and is aimed at non computing teachers.

Book your space here

18 February 2021 – Confidence, creativity, and curiosity in early level computing science: programmable devices and online resources.

This webinar will be delivered twice with AM and PM options.

This is the third webinar of the early level computing science sessions. This webinar will focus on how we can provide experiences that allow children to tinker, create, debug, collaborate and persevere with porgrammable devices and online coding resources, at the early level through play and where we can access a wealth of free learning and teaching resources to embed computing science at early level through play.

This session is for practitioners working with learners in ELC or Primary School AND all other practitioners who work with learners at any level, with an interest in creatively embedding computing science.

Morning webinar 10am via Google Meet

Gmail login required.

Please sign up via Eventbrite here.

 

Afternoon webinar 4pm via Microsoft Teams 

Glow login IS NOT required.

Please sign up via Eventbrite here.

 

If you would like to catch up on the first two webinars of this series please click on the webinar recordings below.

Webinar 1: an introduction to early level computing science

Webinar 2: unplugged and outdoors

8th December 2020, 16:00 – 17:15 QUANTifying Design with V&A Dundee

 

This session will introduce attendees to the Mary Quant Exhibition at V&A Dundee and will highlight resources available for educators to support creative problem solving and design skills.

The webinar will also cover some Microsoft and Apple apps which can be used within your classroom to support learning across the art and design and technologies.

This is a joint session between V&A Dundee and hosted by Education Scotland’s Digital Skills Team.

A Glow account is required to attend.

Register here