Creativity

Please visit the Creativity Professional Learning Community.

It provides:

  • professional learning in different aspects of creativity in learning;
  • career-long professional learning opportunities of various types such as broadcasts, conversations, professional reading and resources; and
  • an easy to use environment where you can share and work with colleagues from across Scotland as well as those from your own school or authority.

Creativity Posts

Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards, Grove Academy October 22, 2020

iDEA Awards, Grove Academy Gavin Pyott, PT Computing Science I became aware of the iDEA awards by chance when it was first launched 3 years… Read more

Race for the Line Event by Liz Dighton at Boroughmuir High School October 20, 2020

On a rather cold, but thankfully dry, Wednesday all 220 of our S1 pupils were involved in an inter-disciplinary project which was part of the National BBC micro:bit Model Rocket Car Challenge called Race for… Read more

19 November 2020 4-5pm. Confidence, creativity, and curiosity in early level computing science: unplugged and outdoors. PM Webinar via Glow October 15, 2020

  This webinar will take place within Microsoft Teams within Glow. A Glow login is required to join the webinar. This webinar will focus on… Read more

19 November 2020 10-11am. Confidence, creativity, and curiosity in early level computing science: unplugged and outdoors. AM Webinar via Google Meet. October 15, 2020

  This webinar will take place within Google Meet. A GMail login is required to join the webinar. This webinar will focus on how we… Read more

30 November 2020, 16:00 – 16:45 Code Club H&WB and Environmental learning resources October 13, 2020

A Glow Login is required to join this webinar. This webinar will take place on Glow, Education Scotland Digital Teams channel. Join Dr. Lorna Gibson,… Read more

03 November 2020 16:00 – 16:45, Experience running an online Code Club October 13, 2020

This webinar will take place on Glow, Education Scotland Digital Teams channel. A Glow login is required. Join Dr. Lorna Gibson, Programme Manager, Code Club,… Read more

Supporting early level learners to digitally document their learning. October 9, 2020

This introductory webinar was delivered to raise and support practitioner awareness of a range of digital tools that exist to support learners to document their… Read more

Confidence, creativity, and curiosity in early level computing science. October 6, 2020

This webinar was delivered to raise and support practitioner awareness of the National advice, guidance and where to access a wealth of free learning and… Read more

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17 September 16:00 – 17:00, Unleashing Creativity Using Digital Tools August 18, 2020

Find out how you can embed creativity and digital tools into your everyday lessons through this online webinar. Creativity can be thought of as the… Read more

07 October  2020 16:00 – 17:00, Supporting early level learners to digitally document their learning. August 7, 2020

Afternoon Webinar – Wednesday 7th October  2020 4-5pm Gmail login required. In this introductory session, you will find out about a range of digital tools… Read more

07 October  2020 10:00 – 11:00, Supporting early level learners to digitally document their learning. August 7, 2020

Morning Webinar – Wednesday 7th October  2020 10-11am Gmail login required. In this introductory session, you will find out about a range of digital tools… Read more

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Distance Learning 2020 at Kinneil Primary School, Bo’ness July 7, 2020

Kinneil Primary School in Bo’ness have shared with us their distance learning experience over the school building closure period.  This Sway outlines their use Teams,… Read more

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Moray Council Instrumental Instruction Service  June 22, 2020

“Swapping Musical Instruments for Computers”  Here in Moray the small but ‘mighty’ team of instructors have been working hard to ensure our young musicians continue to… Read more

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Jayne Mays, Fintry Primary – Online Learning with STEM Challenges June 16, 2020

When the prospect of a lockdown became apparent I, as an RCT teacher for the whole school, began to panic. My main concern was how… Read more

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Craigie High School’s Digital Journey during Lockdown June 16, 2020

  Craigie High School’s Digital Journey During Covid-19 Lockdown Before Covid-19, Craigie High School was looking to improve digital engagement for both pupils and staff.… Read more

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Daydream Believers – Creative Bravery June 12, 2020

Wednesday 17th June at 2pm Glow login required Today as we work though a global pandemic our call to be creatively brave has become even… Read more

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Green Screen Learning and Teaching. You asked, we listened! June 12, 2020

The responses from many of our webinar evaluation forms told us that practitioners would like to learn more about green screen technology and how this… Read more

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Movie Makers at Banchory Primary June 8, 2020

Like everyone with recent events we were thrust into a new way of delivering learning.  Normally at this time of the year Primary 7 are… Read more

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Digital Journals for Blended Learning June 8, 2020

Thursday 25th June 2020 at 11am Glow login required The aim of the session is to demonstrate how learners could use tools, such as OneNote,… Read more

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10 Blended Numeracy & Maths Activities Using O365 in Glow June 8, 2020

The aim of the session is to demonstrate ideas for delivering and assessing Numeracy & Maths in a blended approach using digital tools available in… Read more

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Digital Content – ThingLink, Google Earth and Google Tours June 1, 2020

Wednesday 10th June 2020 at 1pm Glow Login Required This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to… Read more

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Self Portraits on Purple Mash from Cargenbridge Primary in Dumfries and Galloway May 29, 2020

by Louise Campbell – Class Teacher, Cargenbridge Primary Our learners have been creating digital artworks of themselves using a graphical paint app. We started working… Read more

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BeeBots at Home with Kirkton of Largo Primary School Fife. May 28, 2020

Gemma Sanderson, Primary Teacher from Kirkton of Largo Primary School in Fife, shares how Computing Science learning can be continued at home by creating your… Read more

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West Lothian Early Years Learners Blog May 26, 2020

Our ELC blog was set up to support and maintain relationships with our children and families while spending time at home.  It is vibrant and updated daily to provide… Read more

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

Our school community are, on the whole, fairly confident and upbeat just now. To understand why I receive such positive views from across the parents,… Read more

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Problem Solving at Neilston Primary School, East Renfrewshire May 20, 2020

Problem Solving Challenges and Tutorials At Neilston Primary, we are creating instructional videos to set daily problem solving questions for our primary six and primary seven pupils. … Read more

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Pupil and Parental Engagement at St Mark’s Primary School, East Renfrewshire May 20, 2020

Increasing Pupil and Parental Engagement at St Mark’s with Twitter Tweets by StMarksPrimary1   In St. Mark’s, we have been working hard to increase parental… Read more

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30 Days of Creativity May 20, 2020

Glasgow Education Services CREATE was set up in 2016 to raise the profile of expressive arts and creativity as a means to raise attainment and… Read more

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Webinar : Barefoot Computing Showcase May 19, 2020

Thursday 4th June 2020, 2pm Showcasing Barefoot Computing plugged and unplugged activities which can be used at home or in school to develop computational thinking.… Read more

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Webinar: Evidencing Learning through iMovie including Green Screen May 19, 2020

Tuesday 9th June 2020, 2pm Showcasing the range of tool within iMovie and its potential use in all areas of the curriculum. This session will… Read more

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Webinar: Evidencing Learning through Book Creator May 19, 2020

Wednesday 3rd June 2020, 2pm Showcasing the range of tools within the free version of BookCreator and its potential use in all areas of the… Read more

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Try it out Tuesday is back. May 19, 2020

Starting from today, we are releasing a #tryitouttuesday health and wellbeing, digital challenge. Each challenge will have activity options to suit beginners, through to advanced… Read more

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Photography Competition at Hillview primary School, East Renfrewshire May 18, 2020

  Photography Competition  During this period of closure it is more important than ever to have families involved. Our photography competition invites all our stakeholders… Read more

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Online Learning at St John’s Primary School, East Renfrewshire May 18, 2020

Online Learning at St John’s Primary School  St John’s, in Barrhead, have created their very own free-to-use website for teachers, parents and pupils to support… Read more

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A Selfie in Isolation! North West Community Campus, Dumfries and Galloway May 18, 2020

A Selfie in Isolation by Jamie McKie, Primary Teacher from North West Community Campus in Dumfries and Galloway. A Selfie in Isolation, an activity shared… Read more

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Sharing Learning at St Peters School, Aberdeen May 14, 2020

St Peters School pupil have been working hard with their families and then sharing their learning. The pupils have been using, Pic-collage and Jamboard to… Read more

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Digital Creativity in Aberdeen City May 14, 2020

Aberdeen City Schools have been busy using digital tools to unleash their creativity. Airyhall School have been creating their school using Animal Crossing and creating… Read more