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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

Practitioner Examples of Blended Learning in Primary – Webinar November 13, 2020

Andrew Boulind and Rory Buchanan, St Joseph’s Primary School, Aberdeen We shared how Blended Learning has been used on return at the start of this new session 2020-2021 and its impact on the learners. After having returned in August form Lockdown, we felt it was important to utilise the digital skills the learners had gained as well as improving pupil engagement, motivation, and challenge by using a blended approach to learning in the classroom. By… Read more

Using Easi-Speak to develop storytelling and writing by Lynn Eileen Allison, Hoddom Primary in Dumfries and Galloway October 30, 2020

We have been using film literacy and voice-recording to develop our learners’ comprehension of a text.   We watched this video: Dragon Slayer | A Short Film by Robert Kuczera and then used stills from it after the viewing to ‘read it’. The pupils in the class were given one picture each to make notes about what they could see in their photo. They were then asked to put the photos in order that they… Read more

Bebras Computing Challenge at Portlethen Academy October 26, 2020

post by Ian Simpson (@familysimpson), Faculty Head of ICT at Portlethen Academy (@portyacad) What is the Bebras Computing Challenge? The Bebras Computing Challenge is a long-running international competition which promotes the importance of computational thinking and problem solving skills in a wider world context. It is organised in over 50 countries and designed to get students aged 6 to 18 from all over the world excited about computing. Students have to employ a variety of problem-solving… Read more

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The Modern Studies, Sociology and Politics Collaborative

January 13, 2021
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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

Call Scotland Professional Learning 2020

August 19, 2020
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Digital Learning at Beancross Primary, Falkirk

July 7, 2020
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Distance Learning 2020 at Kinneil Primary School, Bo’ness

July 7, 2020