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24 June, 19:00 – 20:00, Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner Summer Term Digital Meet Up Sessions

Would you like to enhance your skills, knowledge and confidence in early level digital skills and digital literacy?If the answer is ‘yes’ then our summer term ELC practitioner digital meet ups can help you.

The Digital Skills Team at Education Scotland are offering weekly meet up session to discuss various digital topics within the context of ELC.

Each week, a video in relating to the weekly topic will be added to this page, so that you can familiarise yourself with the discussion topic content and information before attending the meet up session. The videos can also be accessed earlier, via the Eventbrite sign up form.

It is a good idea to watch prior the videos before joining the meet up to ensure you have had time to become familiar with the information and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up.

During the meet up, we will recap the key points from the video, have the opportunity to share thoughts, ask questions and discuss how learning can be taken forward in your own contexts.

The meet ups are for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector in Scotland, based in an ELC setting, school, private/voluntary/independent settings and childminders.

The meet up sessions will be held in a Microsoft Teams meeting, via a join link that will be emailed to you once you have signed up through Eventbrite. You do not require a Glow log in to join.

Please click on the images below to access more information, including the descriptors or via the hyperlinks in the list of sessions.

elc webinar

17 June, 19:00 – 20:00, Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner Summer Term Digital Meet Up Sessions

Would you like to enhance your skills, knowledge and confidence in early level digital skills and digital literacy?If the answer is ‘yes’ then our summer term ELC practitioner digital meet ups can help you.

The Digital Skills Team at Education Scotland are offering weekly meet up session to discuss various digital topics within the context of ELC.

Each week, a video in relating to the weekly topic will be added to this page, so that you can familiarise yourself with the discussion topic content and information before attending the meet up session. The videos can also be accessed earlier, via the Eventbrite sign up form.

It is a good idea to watch prior the videos before joining the meet up to ensure you have had time to become familiar with the information and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up.

During the meet up, we will recap the key points from the video, have the opportunity to share thoughts, ask questions and discuss how learning can be taken forward in your own contexts.

The meet ups are for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector in Scotland, based in an ELC setting, school, private/voluntary/independent settings and childminders.

The meet up sessions will be held in a Microsoft Teams meeting, via a join link that will be emailed to you once you have signed up through Eventbrite. You do not require a Glow log in to join.

Please click on the images below to access more information, including the descriptors or via the hyperlinks in the list of sessions.

elc webinar

10 June, 19:00 – 20:00, Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner Summer Term Digital Meet Up Sessions

Would you like to enhance your skills, knowledge and confidence in early level digital skills and digital literacy?If the answer is ‘yes’ then our summer term ELC practitioner digital meet ups can help you.

The Digital Skills Team at Education Scotland are offering weekly meet up session to discuss various digital topics within the context of ELC.

Each week, a video in relating to the weekly topic will be added to this page, so that you can familiarise yourself with the discussion topic content and information before attending the meet up session. The videos can also be accessed earlier, via the Eventbrite sign up form.

It is a good idea to watch prior the videos before joining the meet up to ensure you have had time to become familiar with the information and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up.

During the meet up, we will recap the key points from the video, have the opportunity to share thoughts, ask questions and discuss how learning can be taken forward in your own contexts.

The meet ups are for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector in Scotland, based in an ELC setting, school, private/voluntary/independent settings and childminders.

The meet up sessions will be held in a Microsoft Teams meeting, via a join link that will be emailed to you once you have signed up through Eventbrite. You do not require a Glow log in to join.

Please click on the images below to access more information, including the descriptors or via the hyperlinks in the list of sessions.

03 June, 19:00 – 20:00, Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner Summer Term Digital Meet Up Sessions

Would you like to enhance your skills, knowledge and confidence in early level digital skills and digital literacy?If the answer is ‘yes’ then our summer term ELC practitioner digital meet ups can help you.

The Digital Skills Team at Education Scotland are offering weekly meet up session to discuss various digital topics within the context of ELC.

Each week, a video in relating to the weekly topic will be added to this page, so that you can familiarise yourself with the discussion topic content and information before attending the meet up session. The videos can also be accessed earlier, via the Eventbrite sign up form.

It is a good idea to watch prior the videos before joining the meet up to ensure you have had time to become familiar with the information and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up.

During the meet up, we will recap the key points from the video, have the opportunity to share thoughts, ask questions and discuss how learning can be taken forward in your own contexts.

The meet ups are for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector in Scotland, based in an ELC setting, school, private/voluntary/independent settings and childminders.

The meet up sessions will be held in a Microsoft Teams meeting, via a join link that will be emailed to you once you have signed up through Eventbrite. You do not require a Glow log in to join.

Please click on the images below to access more information, including the descriptors or via the hyperlinks in the list of sessions.

01 June, 16:00 – 17:00, SSERC CRIS mentor programme workshops

SSERC and Education Scotland have teamed up to bring you the CRIS mentor programme. It is designed to build confidence and to develop understanding of a number of issues related to cyber resilience and internet safety in the teacher community across Scotland. The knowledge and experience gained by delegates through the programme can then be used, along with the provided resources, to mentor other staff and pupils within their school communities.

The programme focusses on 4 key areas of CRIS:

  • Digital Footprint
  • Passwords and Encryption
  • Dealing with Online Issues
  • Securing your devices

 

The Digilearn team will be available for drop-in workshops, where you can ask questions, discuss ideas and share resources. These sessions will be:

  • 11 May, 1600 – 1700
  • 18 May, 1600 – 1700
  • 25 May, 1600 – 1700
  • 01 June, 1600 – 1700

Join the meetings here – GLOW LOGIN REQUIRED

 

Further info and sign up details are available here

07 June, 16:00 – 17:00, Get into Code with iPad – Webinar Series

When you teach code, you’re not only teaching the language of technology. You’re teaching new ways to think and bring ideas to life. And Apple has all the resources to help you bring code into your classroom.

Get Into Code with iPad

Aim

  • To explore Apple’s Everyone Can Code curriculum and the Swift Playgrounds app for iPad to start teaching code in your classroom in a fun and accessible way. 

Audience 

  • All Primary sector educators who are curious about coding

Requirements 

  • An iPad with the latest version of the Swift Playgrounds app and the Everyone Can Code Puzzles Teacher Guide installed is desirable, but not essential
Swift Playgrounds for iPad
Download Swift Playgrounds for iPad
Everyone Can Code
Everyone Can Code – Teacher Guide

Get into Code with iPad – Workshop 1

In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

• think about things that use code 

• identify every day objects that use code

• try out coding with Swift Playgrounds 

• discover ways to incorporate code into the classroom in a fun and accessible way 

Workshop 1
Book Workshop 1

Get into Code with iPad – Workshop 2

In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

• build on their knowledge of code from workshop 1

• identify coding concepts through games

• continue to explore coding using Swift Playgrounds 

• discover ways to incorporate code into the classroom in a fun and accessible way

Get into Code with iPad - Workshop 2
Book Workshop 2

Get into Code with iPad – App Design

In this workshop, participants will learn how to:

• think about solving a problem in their community and design an app

• explore ideas and get started guided by the design process

• collaboratively brainstorm, plan and prototype an app using Keynote

• create a presentation to pitch their ideas as part of a showcase 

• discover ways to incorporate the customisable resources into the classroom in a fun and accessible way using the Apple Everyone Can Code resources

Get into Code with iPad - App Design
Book Workshop 3

14 June, 1530 – 1615, Google Workspace workshop – Sheets

This workshop will explore the basics of Google Sheets. It will give you an opportunity to see how the Sheets app works and see examples of how it could be used with your learners. The first part of the session will be led by the Digilearn team but the second part will allow you to offer ideas, ask questions and share examples with others on the call.

Join the webinar on this class

07 June, 1530 – 1615, Google Workspace workshop – Slides

This workshop will explore the basics of Google Slides. It will give you an opportunity to see how the Slides app works and see examples of how it could be used with your learners. The first part of the session will be led by the Digilearn team but the second part will allow you to offer ideas, ask questions and share examples with others on the call.

Join the webinar on this class

03 June, 16:00 – 17:00, CRIS webinar – Health and Wellbeing

“To enable all schools and local authorities to develop an ethos of digital citizenship that leads to safe and responsible use of mobile technology. This will encourage schools to positively embrace mobile technology to enhance learning now and in the future whilst helping them protect staff, children and young people from possible harmful consequences of misuse.”

Scottish Government

BEFORE YOU ATTEND

It might be useful to review the information on these pages before attending:

A Glow login is required.

This session aims to raise your awareness of the opportunities to incorporate internet safety with health and wellbeing in your planning. There will be examples of resources and activities for use in your classroom. The session will explore opportunities to assess CRIS learning in the context of health and wellbeing. 

It will:

  • explore our SAFE SMART KIND message and how it fits into HWB
  • identify the risks to our health and wellbeing when we are use online platforms and services
  • suggest better practices for digital wellbeing

There will be an opportunity to share your ideas on HWB and internet safety learning.

There will be an evaluation at the end of the session.

SIGN UP HERE

 

This session is part of a series that interconnect but are not interdependent. Each session needs to be booked separately.   

Information Literacy (19th May)   

Mind Your Money (26th May)   

 

10 June, 15:45 – 17:00, Scratch Programming with Barefoot with YESC

The Young Engineers and Science Clubs Scotland (YESC) programme supports learners aged 3-18 and their teachers with a range of innovative STEM projects, such as this Scratch Programming workshop with Barefoot.

You can join this webinar on your computer or mobile app – Click here to join the meeting

 

For these Barefoot programming workshops teachers will need: