Latest Guest Blogs

P6 Pupils at Noblehill Primary School are European Runners Up in the Microbit Do Your Bit Challenge September 24, 2021

During Term 4 of last session, P6 pupils at Noblehill Primary School in Dumfries and Galloway took part in a Micro:Bit Global Challenge.  Their challenge was to design a ‘gadget’ which would support the work currently being undertaken  around the world to support climate change.  The pupils chose Verity, Lilly and Sophie’s design ‘Shell Cam’ as the winners and this was entered into a global competition.  Shell Cam was designed to be hidden somewhere on the beach and video… Read more

Using QR codes and ‘Thinglink’ for homework and resources – Early Years September 7, 2021

Williamsburgh Primary School Using QR codes and ‘ThingLink’ for homework and resources, to encourage children to lead their learning, develop digital literacy skills, and overcome written communication barriers Aileen Mackey Early Learning and Childcare Officer gw17mackeyaileen@glow.sch.uk  Twitter @mackey_aileen   Click on link 👇 https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13wxuGHMd7e8vKcj7ytVJmJv82gEXiPewyt3FX2Uwj8U/edit?usp=sharing     Read more

Using QR codes creatively within Williamsburgh Primary School July 27, 2021

The following link showcases how QR codes have been creatively used within our school in order to enhance children’s engagement in learning and play, improve digital literacy across the curriculum, overcome written communication and interpretation barriers, provide opportunities for vertical learning through interactive displays, and deliver a sustainable and efficient method for staff training, to enhance our service provision. Evaluation and feedback on the success of these strategies is also included within this blog post. … Read more

Using QR codes, videos and drone footage to enhance viewer engagement and experience of Nursery- P1 transition 2021, Aileen Mackey July 21, 2021

At Williamsburgh Primary School we have used QR codes, videos and drone footage to enhance viewer engagement and experience of Nursery – P1 transition. By doing so we have  maintained our pedagogical approach, tailored our service delivery to the needs, interests and queries of children and families, encouraged children’s independence and digital literacy by accessing this information, and related theory from ‘Realising the Ambition: Being me’ (Education Scotland, 2020) to our practice. Examples of practice… Read more

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Tinto Primary & Nursery Classes – Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite

June 5, 2020
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Rosebank Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners

June 16, 2020
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Our Digital Journey at Logie Durno Primary School

May 14, 2020
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Digital Support in Aberdeenshire

May 14, 2020
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Remote Learning in Glasgow

May 19, 2020
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Frances Wright Nursery – Digital Engagement with Learners and Families

May 27, 2020
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Moray Council Instrumental Instruction Service 

June 22, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Every day is a school day

July 20, 2020
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Case study on student engagement in virtual classrooms.

May 14, 2020
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Flipgrid in the Remote P1 Classroom, Riverbank School, Aberdeen City

May 22, 2020
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Our Lockdown Journey as ESO for Digital Learning

August 13, 2020

McLaren High School, Building Community During Remote Learning

December 11, 2020
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Craigie High School’s Digital Journey during Lockdown

June 16, 2020

Coalburn Primary – A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning

June 5, 2020

Using QR codes and ‘Thinglink’ for homework and resources – Early Years

September 7, 2021
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Aberdeenshire English as an Additional Language (EAL) Service

February 10, 2021

Delivering learning from school to home, Sarah Clark, Queen Anne High School

September 22, 2020
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Spotlight on: Claire McVittie, Teacher of English from St Kentigern’s Academy in West Lothian, Forth Valley and West Lothian.

June 1, 2020
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West Lothian Early Years Learners Blog

May 26, 2020
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Thoughts on the Additional Teaching Qualification in Computing, Jonathan Henderson and Emma Hedges

May 21, 2020
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Seesaw as a digital remote learning tool: Digital Tracking of Pupil Engagement and top tips for increasing engagement 

June 23, 2020
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How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? St Patrick’s, South Ayrshire

June 24, 2020
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Our Lady’s RC Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners

May 26, 2020
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Let’s all “Meet” up – in a virtual learning environment

May 26, 2020
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Parent and Community Engagement during ‘Lockdown’

June 23, 2020

Lenzie Meadow Primary School – HOW TO CREATE HIGHLY ENGAGING CONTENT Lisa Ann Tani

May 11, 2021
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Lights, Camera, Action! Sustaining Engagement

July 20, 2020
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Learning at Home – Ormiston Primary School, East Lothian

May 15, 2020

P6 Pupils at Noblehill Primary School are European Runners Up in the Microbit Do Your Bit Challenge

September 24, 2021
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Jayne Mays, Fintry Primary – Online Learning with STEM Challenges

June 16, 2020

Spotlight on: Supporting our Families, Young Children and Staff Digitally.

June 1, 2020
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Post School Destinations, UCAS – Virtual Showcase

June 23, 2020
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The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Blended.

June 19, 2020
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Preparing for blended learning

June 19, 2020
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BeeBots at Home with Kirkton of Largo Primary School Fife

May 28, 2020
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Creating engaging, interactive lessons in Home Economics using Google Slides and Pear Deck

September 2, 2020

Shetland Islands Council Q&A

March 14, 2021

Using QR codes, videos and drone footage to enhance viewer engagement and experience of Nursery- P1 transition 2021, Aileen Mackey

July 21, 2021
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Spotlight On: Craigour Park Primary School’s Digital Journey.

June 24, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey One Moment in Time – Assessment

August 3, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Team Mossend

July 3, 2020

Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards, Grove Academy

October 22, 2020
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Northern Alliance, Language Learning Webinars

June 29, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey To app, or not to app, that is the question

July 24, 2020
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Fintry Primary School – Engaging with Learners and Parents

May 27, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Unfortunately, fortunate

June 29, 2020
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Summary of Online learning in Millburn Academy Science Faculty

June 23, 2020

Stay Organised with Wakelet

September 22, 2020
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Removing Barriers to Learning Computing Science at Speyside School

May 22, 2020

Using Easi-Speak to develop storytelling and writing by Lynn Eileen Allison, Hoddom Primary in Dumfries and Galloway

October 30, 2020

Using QR codes creatively within Williamsburgh Primary School

July 27, 2021
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P1 Transition Support, Strathburn School, Aberdeenshire

May 21, 2020
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Remote Learning, Strathburn School, Aberdeenshire

May 21, 2020
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DigiLearnScot Webinar Q&A with Claire Eade, Meethill Primary School, Peterhead

September 29, 2020
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Movie Makers at Banchory Primary

June 8, 2020
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Navigating Digital Learning Through Curriculum Planning.

June 9, 2020
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Adapting to Teaching Online – Gillian Gillen, All Saints Secondary School, Glasgow

May 27, 2020
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CALL Scotland’s Shirley Lawson shines the spotlight on iPad Accessibility

May 26, 2020