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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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