Technologies

Please visit the Technologies Professional Learning Community in Glow

It provides:

  • professional learning in different aspects of technologies, assessment, moderation and teaching;
  • resources to support learning and teaching and CLPL in Computing Science, CDT and Cyber Resilience; 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.

Technologies Posts

11 November 4-5pm Climate Action and Wellbeing course – Apps for Good October 18, 2021

Join Apps for Good as they introduce their new Climate Action & Wellbeing Course. They’ll give an overview of the course and encourage teachers to… Read more

07 June 2021, 16:00-17:00, Glow Using Teams With Learners May 18, 2021

Monday 7th June 4:00 – 5:00pm Using Teams With Learners About this event Please be aware these sessions are for practitioners across Scotland who have… Read more

24 May 2021, 16:00-17:00, GLOW Microsoft O365 OneDrive – Promote Student Collaboration May 18, 2021

Monday 24th May 4:00-5:00pm GLOW Microsoft O365 OneDrive – Promote Student Collaboration Have all your important files at your fingertips whenever you need them, you… Read more

06 May, 16:00 – 17:00, Royal Academy of Engineering ‘Connecting STEM Teachers’ April 21, 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering ‘Connecting STEM Teachers’ programme (CST) aims to create a national network of support for teachers across all STEM subjects, ensuring… Read more

Webinar catch up: Confidence, creativity, and curiosity in early level computing science: exploring programmable devices and online resources. March 16, 2021

16 March AM & PM In this webinar recording, we explore programmable devices and online coding and computing science resources/apps and discuss how to introduce… Read more

Shetland Islands Council Q&A March 14, 2021

Education Scotland’s DigiLearn team are always happy to provide their digital expertise and support to practitioners. In October 2020 the team took part in Shetland… Read more

Webinar catch up: Technology Tools for Complex Needs with CALL Scotland. March 12, 2021

This webinar was delivered by Claire Harrison from CALL Scotland, for education staff who are supporting learners with Complex Needs within an early years/primary context,… Read more

19 May, 16:00 – 17:00, Creating Google Sites To Share Learning Beyond the Classroom March 11, 2021

Creating Google Sites To Share Learning Beyond the Classroom 19th May 2021, 4:00 – 5.00pm  This session will introduce participants to Google Sites within Glow,… Read more

02 June, 16:00 – 17:00, Design for All, Creative Classroom Edition with V&A Dundee March 10, 2021

Design for All, Creative Classroom Edition with V&A Dundee 2nd June 2021, 4:00 – 5.00pm  Introducing design thinking, discussing what it means to be creative… Read more

22nd April 2021 Design Thinking with Tinkercad March 10, 2021

Design Thinking with Tinkercad  22nd April 2021, 4:00 – 5.00pm  Demonstrating how Tinkercad can be used with learners to develop creativity and to introduce the… Read more

25 Feb, 16:00 – 17:00 Implementing Digital Citizenship with Common Sense Education February 9, 2021

Learners need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Teachers need resources to keep up… Read more

09 Feb, 15:00 – 16:45, How to deliver PE NQs remotely/online January 21, 2021

This webinar will look at how practitioners might deliver content to learners in an online environment.   Register Here   About this Event You will… Read more

Digital Design Webinar Information
17 February 2021 Digital Design – Design with Tinkercad in Early Years January 21, 2021

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… Read more

25 Jan, 2021, 15:45 – 16:45 Delivering Content Online for secondary CDT practitioners January 21, 2021

This webinar will look at how practitioners might deliver new content to learners in an online environment.   Register Here   About this Event You… Read more

31 March, 2021,16:00 Google Classroom for beginners – Google education event January 19, 2021

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.… Read more

18 March, 2021, 16:45, Matching activities with Google Drawing and Slides – Google education event January 19, 2021

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… Read more

18 March, 2021, 16:00, Lesson planning with docs and slides – Google education event January 19, 2021

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… Read more

02 March, 2021, 16:00, Gsuite skills for beginners, Drive , Docs and Slides – Google education event January 19, 2021

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,… Read more

27 Jan, 2021, 16:00, Accessibility and Learning for all with Gsuite and Chromebooks – Google Education event January 19, 2021

Designed for teachers, learning resource staff and teaching assistants working with students to access information and tools in a way that is comfortable for them.… Read more

27 Jan, 2021, 16:45, Best Practice for Remote Learning – Google Education event January 19, 2021

Aimed at teachers and learning support who are managing students accessing learning from outside the classroom due to COVID-19 related challenges or for medical/other reasons.… Read more

04 March 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design, Build and Test with Barefoot – Programming Workshop January 12, 2021

A glow login is required for this webinar  Book Here   Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you… Read more

02 February, 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design, Build and Test with Barefoot – Programming Workshop January 12, 2021

A glow login is required for this webinar  Book Here   Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you have… Read more

25 January 2021, 16:00 – 17:00 Create, Design Build and Test with Barefoot- Programming Workshop January 5, 2021

A glow login is required for this webinar  Book Here   Before you attend the Programming workshop, you will need to make sure you… Read more

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

  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… Read more

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

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

14 September 2020 15:45 – 16:30, Code Clubs – Online and Remotely August 18, 2020

A Glow login is required to join this webinar in Teams. Webinar in partnership with Code Club Scotland During this session, Lorna Gibson, Programme Manager… Read more

Guest Bloggers D Keenan and M Brough DCC
Our Lockdown Journey as ESO for Digital Learning August 13, 2020

Our Lockdown Journey as ESO for Digital Learning By Meg Brough and Dave Keenan In January 2020 we gained the title ‘Education Support Officers for… Read more

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Wakelet: You asked, we listened! July 15, 2020

The responses from many of our webinar evaluation forms told us that practitioners would like to know more about Wakelet, to learn how to effectively… Read more

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How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? St Patrick’s, South Ayrshire June 24, 2020

How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? – A Professional Enquiry Daniella Mancini (@missmancini27) I set out to investigate the… Read more

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Spotlight On: Craigour Park Primary School’s Digital Journey. June 24, 2020

In this blog post, Matthew Greig, P4 Teacher and Digital Strategy Lead from Craigour Park Primary School in Edinburgh takes us on the digital journey… 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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Rosebank Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners June 16, 2020

At Rosebank Primary we have strived to ensure our approach to remote learning for our pupils is delivered in as simplistic and stress free way… 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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Navigating Digital Learning Through Curriculum Planning. June 9, 2020

Learning and Teaching At Rosshall Academy, the announcement by Glasgow City Council that every student would receive an iPad came at a time when staff… Read more

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Remote Learning in Business Education June 7, 2020

Background Hi, I am Shelley a Business Education Teacher in the Scottish Borders. This is my first year as an MIEExpert and a Microsoft Trainer… Read more

Coalburn Primary – A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning June 5, 2020

A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning  Our story begins in 2017 when Coalburn Primary School received 11 Chromebooks as… Read more

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Tinto Primary & Nursery Classes – Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite June 5, 2020

Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite Over the past year I have been developing my digital skills as a teacher and as ICT… 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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Spotlight on: Claire McVittie, Teacher of English from St Kentigern’s Academy in West Lothian, Forth Valley and West Lothian. June 1, 2020

In this Guest blog post, Claire McVittie, Teacher of English from St Kentigern’s Academy in West Lothian, Forth Valley and West Lothian shares on how… 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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Frances Wright Nursery – Digital Engagement with Learners and Families May 27, 2020

      At Frances Wright Nursery we have used our nursery Twitter page to engage, not just with the parents, but also with the… Read more

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Our Lady’s RC Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners May 26, 2020

At         Our Lady’s R.C. Primary School in Dundee, the prospect of delivering remote learning was a little frightening for some of… 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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Removing Barriers to Learning Computing Science at Speyside School May 22, 2020

As a teacher of Computer Science I’ve always looked for ways to remove barriers to learning and make the curriculum more accessible. One of the… Read more

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Thoughts on the Additional Teaching Qualification in Computing, Jonathan Henderson and Emma Hedges May 21, 2020

Jonathan Henderson, Lasswade Primary School, Midlothian, @MrHenderson321Emma Hedges, Victoria Primary School, Falkirk, @MissHedgesVPS We are delighted to be part of the first cohort of a… Read more

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Robotics- Learning New Digital Skills In Context May 20, 2020

This year we received an Education Scotland CLPL grant to train staff in digital skills; for part of the project we have been learning computer… 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: Learn To Code With Code Club – Moving on to Python from Scratch May 18, 2020

Tuesday 9th June 2020, 11am Using Code Club materials to teach computing science and move beyond block based coding using Python, HTML and CSS. This… Read more

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Webinar : Introducing Coding with Code Club May 18, 2020

Thursday 28th May 2020, 11am An introduction to using Code Club materials to teach computing science and, potentially, create your own Code Club with learners.… Read more