Education Scotland is delighted to announce that schools can access Tigtag – the award-winning online science resource for primary schools – free of charge through Glow.
We have agreed a 12 month national education licence with Twig World which allows Scottish schools to have unlimited access to this great resource.
There is no need to ask for a free trial or subscribe to the site if you are already a glow user.
Simply, click on www.tigtagonglow.com
You will see a box labelled Glow User. Put in your glow user name and password and start using this fabulous resource.
Alternatively, if you have entered a search for Tigtag and gone through http://www.twig-world.co.uk/tigtag/ click on the Tigtag image in the top right hand corner
and you will be taken to the Tigtag home page.
You will then see this image
Click on Log in with Glow and input your user name and password to start using the resource.
Remember there is no need to click free school trial if you are an existing Glow user.
You can use Tigtag straight away to enhance and support your science learning and teaching.
Tigtag provides access to:
• background information, relating to the key concepts identified in the science organisers, and quality films to support and enhance teaching and learning in the sciences.
• planning resources, investigation sheets, practical challenges and succinct clear lesson plans, providing a range of contexts for learning which draw on important aspects of everyday life and work.
• interactive lesson packages to help stimulate the interest and motivation of all learners and support staff in planning challenging, engaging and enjoyable learning and teaching activities.
• a “What Happens Next?” and “Scientific Enquiry” section to encourage learners to engage in dialogue, developing their investigative and inquiry skills.