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

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