Category: Webinar Catch Up

22 September, 16:00 – 17:00 Progression with Apple Teacher

This workshop is designed for teachers new to Apple Technology and looking to introduce & integrate iPad into their curriculum. During the workshop you will gain skills to get started with using iPad and after the session you will complete the iPad Apple Teacher Badge.

Pre-requisites: It is recommended that you have an Apple ID (Managed School ID or Commercial ID) set up before attending this workshop.

Suitable for Primary & Secondary educators.

Course Facilitator: Martin Coutts,

Digital Skills Development Officer, Apple Distinguished Educator & Apple Professional Learning Specialist.

For more information on Apple Teacher visit the Apple Teacher Learning Centre

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14 September 16:00 – 17:00, Teaching the Maths of Computing – a practical workshop

This webinar will focus on teaching how computers work and the numeracy and mathematical principles that underpin this. This will be a 60 minute workshop with interactive opportunities for teachers to join in and try out some of the activities suggested for learners.
The session will identify Numeracy & Mathematics Es and Os that can be used to plan and deliver the learning over a series of lessons. Attendees should be more confident about the mathematical concepts that underpin computers and computing, and be aware of ‘off-the-shelf’ resources that can be used with learners.

You can have a look at some of these ideas in this series of blog posts:
USING NUMERACY AND MATHEMATICS TO TEACH COMPUTING SCIENCE 

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30 September, 16:00 – 17:00 Introduction to Using Practical Tools in the Technologies

How can we introduce more tools into the classroom?  What do we need?  How do we store them?  How do we learn how to use them?  What do we do with them?
This session, for practitioners of all stages, aims to:
  • explore what introducing tools into the classroom may look like. Will it include including Scissors, Sellotape dispensers, iPad, saws, nails, axes?
  • illustrate practical examples of ways to manage the use of tools around a classroom
  • discuss why it is important to explore tool use in the classroom and how it can benefit young people. 

Join DigiLearnScot and Falkirk Stempire RAiSE Officers for the second in the ‘Teaching Tools for the Technologies’ series of sessions in 2021/2022. 

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08 September, 16:00 – 17:00 Introduction to CAD, TinkerCad for All

What is CAD? How do you design a model using software to solve a problem?
This session aims to:
  • explore what CAD is
  • demonstrate how it can be used with young learners through BGE allowing users to create digital models using Tinkercad (a free online tool from Autodesk)
  • explore the fabrication approaches which can be used with your CAD models

Join DigiLearnScot and Falkirk Stempire RAiSE Officers for the second in the ‘Teaching Tools for the Technologies’ series of sessions in 2021/2022.

Book your place here to be taken to Eventbrite.

 

21 September, 17:30, SLF 21 – Engage, Discuss and Discover through the ‘Explore the Digital Future Skills’ programme

Explore the digital future aims to prepare young people for the technology-driven world of tomorrow, demonstrate how diversity helps build better technology, and how it can be used as a force for positive change. The programme brings together the best resources from Microsoft and our industry-leading partners.

 

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07 September 16:00 – 17:00, Explore the Digital Futures Skills Programme in Scotland- Microsoft

Microsoft’s Explore the digital future programme aims to prepare young people with digital skills for the technology-driven world of tomorrow, demonstrate how diversity helps build better technology, and how it can be used as a force for positive change.

Explore the digital future provides a creative approach to digital skills education, helping educators address the skills gap. It  features easy to deliver classroom activities, as well as Microsoft facilitated content and experiences.

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23 September, 12:30 – 13:15 Information Commissioner’s Office and the Children’s Code

In September 2020, the Children’s Code was introduced in the United Kingdom. It is officially known as the Age Appropriate Design Code. By 2 September 2021, all online services that are used by young people in the UK must stick to this code. But what exactly is it and hat does it mean for schools?

Please join colleagues from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a factual introduction to the Children’s Code, highlighting the  importance of schools in this, including an introduction to the supporting resources).

 

Led by staff from the Glow team and ICO.

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