Latest Community Posts

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 on this after I received a newsletter from our school’s STEM ambassador, who helped to setup the Purple Mash app for my class.   Our digital portraits linked well to previous learning at school. It was a fun, short, achievable task; which the children enjoyed creating, and handing in, with Purple Mash.… Read more

A Day in Lockdown with Mrs Pickard and P1b May 26, 2020

I’m a primary school teacher, passionate about digital learning but by no means an expert. This is where I am in our class learning journey with Microsoft Teams after 8/9 weeks of lockdown. I am now using Thinglink as an interactive classroom, below is an image of my example to show my interactive classroom, the … Read more

Learning at Home with Troqueer Primary School, Dumfries and Galloway May 26, 2020

by Cathy Mackenzie, Acting Depute Head Teacher and P6/7 Class Teacher This video demonstrates Troqueer Primary School’s approach to using Microsoft Teams to support learning at home. Troqueer Primary School have used Microsoft Teams alongside other communication methods, such as our school website and the ‘ConnectUs’ school app, to support children to learn at home. A sustainable model was developed in which the school, which has 10 classes and a Nursery class, was split into… 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 us, but with a positive mindset and some sharing of skills and knowledge, our staff have risen to the challenge! Most class teachers have opted to set up a Microsoft Team which allows them to have daily contact with their learners through chat and the uploading of files/tasks/activities for the… Read more

Microsoft Teams In A P6 Classroom Emma Hedges, Victoria Primary School May 26, 2020

I have learned a lot of digital skills since becoming a MIEExpert in 2016, however I had not had the opportunity to explore Microsoft Teams fully with a class. When we found out that pupils would be learning from home I refreshed my memory of Teams by using the courses on the Microsoft Educator Community. … Read more

Higher Biology Podcast – available now May 26, 2020

The Higher Biology Podcast, created and hosted by Paul Downie (FH Science, Hyndland Secondary School) aims to bring to life the Higher Biology curriculum with guest contributors from across Scotland and beyond. Set up to improve remote learning, the podcast … Continue reading → Read more

All Community Posts

Self Portraits on Purple Mash from Cargenbridge Primary in Dumfries and Galloway

May 29, 2020

A Day in Lockdown with Mrs Pickard and P1b

May 26, 2020

Learning at Home with Troqueer Primary School, Dumfries and Galloway

May 26, 2020

Our Lady’s RC Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners

May 26, 2020

Microsoft Teams In A P6 Classroom Emma Hedges, Victoria Primary School

May 26, 2020

Higher Biology Podcast – available now

May 26, 2020

How I am using Microsoft Teams for physics

May 26, 2020

Lock Down Learning

May 25, 2020

Microsoft Whiteboard

May 24, 2020

Distance Learning: Examples of Practice from Falkirk

May 21, 2020

What distance learning looks like at St Mungos High School, Falkirk

May 21, 2020

Robotics- Learning New Digital Skills In Context

May 20, 2020

Problem Solving at Neilston Primary School, East Renfrewshire

May 20, 2020

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

May 20, 2020

30 Days of Creativity

May 20, 2020

Digital Registers at Mearns Primary, East Renfrewshire

May 20, 2020