Latest Community Posts

Remote Learning – What is Working? Berwickshire High School in Scottish Borders. February 25, 2021

In this guest blog post, Derek Huffman, PT Pedagogy / English Teacher from Berwickshire High School in Scottish Borders, South East Improvement Collaborative, shares what is working well in remote learning and what they can take back to the classrooms as a whole school team when learners return.   One of the many issues facing teachers during ‘remote learning’ is maintaining high levels of student engagement. It is understandable why, when left to their own… Read more

Using Microsoft Forms to Support Learners and Assess Understanding February 9, 2021

Gayle Badger is a Biology and Science teacher from Johnstone High School in Renfrewshire. She has been using Microsoft Forms to support and assess learners understanding of the course content. Forms has allows her to create a variety of questions and provide instant feedback for them. This has been extremely beneficial and has received great feedback form learners and parents about how the instant feedback has guided their learning and next steps. Forms also allows… Read more

Microsoft Innovative Educators in Scotland January 28, 2021

MIE Scotland Blog Microsoft Innovative Educators in Scotland Grow your professional learning network with a likeminded community who understands and supports you. The community comprise of all sectors of education with Regional Improvement Collaborative (RIC) members, technical support specialists and Glow key contacts from local authorities around Scotland. You can read the PDF embedded (best on desktop browsers) or download the PDF via the button. Download the PDF here Click to access PDF-Blog-MIEE-Scotland.pdf Read more

The Modern Studies, Sociology and Politics Collaborative January 13, 2021

Mr McCabe, from Prestwick Academy in South Ayrshire: “The Modern Studies, Sociology and Politics Collaborative is a community of teaching and non-teaching professionals on Microsoft Teams. With over 1000 members, it has grown quickly in recent years and includes staff from the classroom and the Scottish Parliament. It is both a resource space for the subjects as well as a place for collaboration and support. Here you will find a digital community who are happy… Read more

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Teaching English with O365 Forms, Susan Galloway, Drumchapel High School December 7, 2020

Susan Galloway, from Drumchapel High School in Glasgow, shares how she has used O365 Forms to engage learners and improve attainment in English with it.   We have been using Microsoft Forms to support pupil engagement in English and we’ve found that this has had a positive impact on attainment and supported assessment of learners at all stages. In the BGE, we’ve primarily used Forms as quizzes to support pupils with short reading tasks. These… Read more

Glasgow’s Digital Journey to Attainment and Equity December 7, 2020

Richard McKean and Laura McEachran, from Glasgow City Council, recently shared their authority’s journey at the Aspire2Be learning festival. They outlined how they have been raising attainment and improving equity for learners with their digital learning and teaching strategy and iPad deployment.   Read more

All Community Posts

Remote Learning – What is Working? Berwickshire High School in Scottish Borders.

February 25, 2021

Using Microsoft Forms to Support Learners and Assess Understanding

February 9, 2021

Microsoft Innovative Educators in Scotland

January 28, 2021

The Modern Studies, Sociology and Politics Collaborative

January 13, 2021
webinar logo for literacy

Teaching English with O365 Forms, Susan Galloway, Drumchapel High School

December 7, 2020

Glasgow’s Digital Journey to Attainment and Equity

December 7, 2020

Practitioner Examples of Blended Learning in Primary – Webinar

November 13, 2020

Using Easi-Speak to develop storytelling and writing by Lynn Eileen Allison, Hoddom Primary in Dumfries and Galloway

October 30, 2020

Bebras Computing Challenge at Portlethen Academy

October 26, 2020

Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards, Grove Academy

October 22, 2020

Race for the Line Event by Liz Dighton at Boroughmuir High School

October 20, 2020

Ada Lovelace Day – Opening Opportunities with Digital Technology by Emma Hedges

October 20, 2020

12 November 2020 16:00-17:00, Practitioner Examples of Blended Learning in Primary

October 12, 2020

Having the skills and opportunity to work with others using digital technology, Heriot Primary, Renfrewshire

October 12, 2020

Celebrating Computing Science on Ada Lovelace Day 2020 in Glasgow

October 12, 2020

Stay Organised with Wakelet

September 22, 2020