Latest Guest Blogs

Delivering learning from school to home, Sarah Clark, Queen Anne High School September 22, 2020

When schools returned face to face this year in August I had thought that at some point throughout the years some of my students would be working at home for an extended period of time due to covid. That ‘blended learning’ approach we had been planning for back in June would still be needed but didn’t think I would be doing it so soon! I am a biology and science teacher at Queen Anne High… Read more

Stay Organised with Wakelet September 22, 2020

I would like to share with you, my fellow educators, a tool I have discovered recently. It is called Wakelet. Before, I used Pocket and it was good, but it had its limitations.   Wakelet is a website and an app. It allows you to curate websites, tweets, pictures,  blog entries, newspaper articles, links, videos, songs, and other items in your Google Drive.   You classify everything into collections.  Regarding privacy, you can make these collections private, you can share them… Read more

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Creating engaging, interactive lessons in Home Economics using Google Slides and Pear Deck September 2, 2020

Using Pear Deck, a Google Slides Add-On, in Home Economics makes the lessons engaging, fun, interactive and accessible for all. My best lockdown find! As we return to teach in a classroom at a social distance from our students, I can set the deck to work either at a student or instructor pace. Using the asynchronous setting Pear Deck allows students to work at their own pace unhindered by others. Nothing holds them back; the… 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 Digital Learning.’ After interview, it was decided we would job share for the duration of our secondment opportunity. We would each be allocated 2 days a week: one together, one independently. (Dave is PT Modern Studies and Meg teaches English and Media). This was totally manageable, right? We sat with… Read more

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Remote Learning, Strathburn School, Aberdeenshire

May 21, 2020
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Fintry Primary School – Engaging with Learners and Parents

May 27, 2020
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Thoughts on the Additional Teaching Qualification in Computing, Jonathan Henderson and Emma Hedges

May 21, 2020
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The Future’s Bright, the Future’s Blended.

June 19, 2020
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Removing Barriers to Learning Computing Science at Speyside School

May 22, 2020
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Our Lady’s RC Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners

May 26, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey One Moment in Time – Assessment

August 3, 2020
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BeeBots at Home with Kirkton of Largo Primary School Fife.

May 28, 2020

Spotlight on: Supporting our Families, Young Children and Staff Digitally.

June 1, 2020
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Our Digital Journey at Logie Durno Primary School

May 14, 2020
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CALL Scotland’s Shirley Lawson shines the spotlight on iPad Accessibility

May 26, 2020
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Digital Support in Aberdeenshire

May 14, 2020

Coalburn Primary – A Digital Transformation Story: Using G Suite to enhance and support learning

June 5, 2020
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How digital technology enhances the engagement of learning across the primary stages? St Patrick’s, South Ayrshire

June 24, 2020
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Let’s all “Meet” up – in a virtual learning environment

May 26, 2020
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Frances Wright Nursery – Digital Engagement with Learners and Families

May 27, 2020
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Learning at Home – Ormiston Primary School, East Lothian

May 15, 2020
Guest Bloggers D Keenan and M Brough DCC

Our Lockdown Journey as ESO for Digital Learning

August 13, 2020
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Northern Alliance, Language Learning Webinars

June 29, 2020
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West Lothian Early Years Learners Blog

May 26, 2020
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Rosebank Primary School – Engaging Parents and Learners

June 16, 2020
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Flipgrid in the Remote P1 Classroom, Riverbank School, Aberdeen City

May 22, 2020
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Craigie High School’s Digital Journey during Lockdown

June 16, 2020
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Creating engaging, interactive lessons in Home Economics using Google Slides and Pear Deck

September 2, 2020
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Movie Makers at Banchory Primary

June 8, 2020
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Tinto Primary & Nursery Classes – Digital development with Google for Education and G-Suite

June 5, 2020
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Adapting to Teaching Online – Gillian Gillen, All Saints Secondary School, Glasgow

May 27, 2020
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Case study on student engagement in virtual classrooms.

May 14, 2020
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Preparing for blended learning

June 19, 2020
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Navigating Digital Learning Through Curriculum Planning.

June 9, 2020

Stay Organised with Wakelet

September 22, 2020
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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
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Remote Learning in Glasgow

May 19, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey To app, or not to app, that is the question

July 24, 2020
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Spotlight On: Craigour Park Primary School’s Digital Journey.

June 24, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Team Mossend

July 3, 2020
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Parent and Community Engagement during ‘Lockdown’

June 23, 2020

Delivering learning from school to home, Sarah Clark, Queen Anne High School

September 22, 2020
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Moray Council Instrumental Instruction Service 

June 22, 2020
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Seesaw as a digital remote learning tool: Digital Tracking of Pupil Engagement and top tips for increasing engagement 

June 23, 2020
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Jayne Mays, Fintry Primary – Online Learning with STEM Challenges

June 16, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey – Every day is a school day

July 20, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Lights, Camera, Action! Sustaining Engagement

July 20, 2020
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P1 Transition Support, Strathburn School, Aberdeenshire

May 21, 2020
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Post School Destinations, UCAS – Virtual Showcase

June 23, 2020
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Mossend Primary School – Remote Learning Journey Unfortunately, fortunate

June 29, 2020
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Summary of Online learning in Millburn Academy Science Faculty

June 23, 2020