Webinar Catch Up – Mixed Delivery in a Secondary School Setting September 7, 2020

Webinar in partnership with practitioners from Queen Anne High School in Fife During this session, practitioners from Queen Anne High School in Fife shared how they have been delivering live lessons to learners in class and those joining remotely who have not been able to attend school. The webinar has… Read more

Previous Webinars

10 Blended Numeracy & Maths Activities Using O365

This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to the Secondary Numeracy & Maths classroom. The aim of the session is to demonstrate ideas for delivering and assessing Numeracy & Maths in a blended approach using digital tools available in Microsoft O365 on Glow.  Delivered in partnership with the Education Scotland Maths officers

Daydream Believers

Today as we work though a global pandemic our call to be creatively brave has become even more important.

What does creative bravery mean and how can we support and develop these skills in our young people?

In this webinar Helena Good, Team Leader on the Daydream Believer Programme, will share her thoughts on creative bravery within education and how the Daydream Believers free online resources can support parents, teachers and lecturers in the new academic session.

Barefoot Computing

Showcasing Barefoot Computing plugged and unplugged activities which can be used at home or in school to develop computational thinking.

Delivered by the Barefoot Computing team along side the Education Scotland Digital Skills Team, this session will help you make the most of what Barefoot Computing has to offer, with a detailed look at example cross curricular lessons and the new home learning activities, based on the computational thinking concepts and approaches. You will also be shown where to find supporting materials and be given a tour of the updated website to help you integrate Barefoot into your teaching.

Creating Digital Content for Learners: Thinglink, Google Earth & Tours

This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to the wider BGE. The aim of the session is to demonstrate ideas for creating, delivering and assessing Digital Literacy using

  • Thinglink; it’s interactive image and video technology features
  • Google Earth to create stories, maps, voyages and quizzes
  • Google Tours a web-based storytelling tool which lets you easily create and explore stories and places around the world

Evidencing Learning through iMovie including Green Screen

Showcasing the range of tool within iMovie and its potential use in all areas of the curriculum.

This session will allow participants to become familiar with the tools within iMovie and how it can be used to capture and evidence learning and understanding across the curriculum at all stages. We will cover core features, green screen within iMovie and Trailers. 

Online Gaming and Gambling Introduction

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with Fast Forward and will introduce the topic of gaming and gambling and how the two activities may be converging. Participants will learn about emerging technologies within gaming and gambling and the risks they may pose to the health and wellbeing of young people.

Learning outcomes

  • Increased awareness of gaming and gambling, including online gambling, and their impact on the health and wellbeing;
  • Understanding harm reduction in relation to gaming and gambling;
  • Awareness of the implications of the current COVID-19 outbreak on gaming and gambling behaviour among young people;
  • Increased knowledge of specialised support services and resources available to deliver gaming and gambling education and prevention activities

Live Streaming Considerations using Google Meet or Teams in Glow

The session loiks at the options that exist for live streaming in Glow.

Please be aware these sessions are for practitioners across Scotland who have a Glow account. Some products may not be available in your Local Authority. Please check with your Local Authority re availability.

The area of risk associated with live streaming, and the steps you can take to reduce risks while engaging with learners, looks at following areas:

  • Managing your virtual classroom
  • Keeping staff and pupils safe in a live online classroom environment
  • Class charter/rules agreed by all
  • How to cope with inappropriate behaviour

Numeracy & Mathematics through Computing Science at BGE

This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to the wider BGE. The aim of the session is to demonstrate ideas for creating, delivering and assessing Numeracy & Mathematics through Computing Science activities, such as data handling, number systems and problem solving.

Evidenciing Learning with Book Creator

Showcasing the range of tools within the free version of BookCreator and its potential use in all areas of the curriculum.

This session familiarises viewers with the tools within Book Creator and how it can be used to capture and evidence learning and understanding across the curriculum at all stages.

 

Digital Literacy Skills for Literacy & English at BGE

This session is aimed at teachers, primarily in the Primary sector, but could be adapted to the wider BGE. The aim of the session is to demonstrate ideas for creating, delivering and assessing Digital Literacy skills in the context of Literacy & English learning activities, such as Reading and Writing.

Parental barriers to learning at home with digital approach

This session will focus how schools and teachers can support parents and cares to overcome the digital barriers to learning at home.

An Introduction to Microsoft Forms

This session demonstrates how to

  • access Forms and results
  • create quizzes and surveys
  • include question feedback
  • use immersive reader with forms
  • export the results of a form/quiz
  • integration with Teams and OneNote
  • where to get further help and support

 

Google Sites

This session demonstrates how to

  • create a Google site
  • customise a Google site
  • manage a Google Site.

This session also considers how sites can be used across the curriculum.

Evidencing Learning with iPad

This cross curricular session will look at tools that can be used to evidence learning and engage with learners.

The session will look at the built in iOS features on iPad that can be used to gather feedback and share experiences for all.

Creating Blogs with WordPress in Glow

This session will demonstrate how to create, customise and manage a WordPress Class Blog.

  • add posts,
  • upload rich media
  • organise posts into categories
  • how to add additional administrators
  • how to share the Class Blog.

Additional help with glow blogs can be found here

Getting started using Glow

  • Interactive overview of RM Unify and Office 365
  • Adding tiles and customising your Glow Launchpad
  • How to access Glow Mail, benefits of OneDrive and Office Web Apps

 

Using Class OneNote within Glow

  • An overview of OneNote and Class Notebook within Glow. 
  • An overview of the main features and how to use these tools with learners.

 

Using Microsoft Teams in Glow

  • How to set up and manage a Team site for collaborating with colleagues
  • How to set up and manage a Team site for working remotely with your learners

Quick Guide – How to create a Team site in Glow

Using Sway in Glow

  • How to access Sway
  • Adding content, display options and themes
  • Inserting existing content from word, powerpoint and forms
  • Sharing options

 

Using Google Classroom in Glow

  • Interactive overview getting starting using Google Classroom to support remote learning

GSuite in Glow

An overview looking at the GSuite tools available in Glow and how they can be used to support remote learning and teaching.  Tools covered include

  • Docs
  • Forms
  • Slides
  • Sites
  • Jamboard

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