Using Little Big Planet to teach History

At the Scottish Learning Festival Tim Laver,  PT of History and Modern Studies at Bishopbriggs Academy, explained how the PS3 Little Big Planet 2 game could be used to further engage pupils in their learning. The hugely popular game, which has millions of users worldwide, can be used by pupils and teachers to create their own games with a variety of levels.

To find out more about his seminar click here.

To watch Tim talk about this project on Glow TV click here and select the clip: SLF Extra – Tim Laver – LBP2  (Glow log in required).

Listen to him on Glow Radio by clicking here.

Marks on the Landscape – Technologies

The Marks on the Landscape web resource which focuses on inspiring creativity across the curriculum was launched today at the Scottish Learning Festival.

To view how this resource can be used in relation to Technologies click here.

There are two Design Challenges that have been created for third level Technologies Outcomes:

Design a Computer Game

Design a Logo