This page provides staff with useful links to activities to support remote learning. You may wish to signpost learners to activities online or download and adapt activities to share with learners in your class. There are many links on the pupil website page which staff may also find useful.
Staff working in Early Years may wish to access some of the resources and activity ideas on the Early Years page.
To enhance and complement the work practitioners, schools and local authorities are already undertaking, Education Scotland have curated a single list of the wide range of support available on remote learning from national organisations:
The OECD report ‘Quality Education for all during Covid-19 crisis‘ published in April 2020, lists 10 resource pages that they have found to be the most useful and practical to meet our community’s needs. The full report and resource links can be found on the OECD report page.
May 2020 – Have a look at the first issue of the Scotland Learns: Practitioner Newsletter to see hints and tips for supporting children with autism and new online learning activities across English and Literacy, Numeracy and Mathematics, as well as Health and Wellbeing. You can also discover how West Lothian Inclusion Service and Laxdale Primary School in Lewis are approaching the four contexts.
Health and Wellbeing
National Geographic Kids https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com/
The kids should see this https://thekidshouldseethis.com/
Crash course kids https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids (Science videos)
Art for Kids Hub – https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub
Free packs from Education Suppliers
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/curriculum-for-excellence/school-closure-resources-scotland-cfe – Free access to resource packs from print off booklets to early, second, third level online resources to follow. 100’s of hours of consolidating learning…. free.
List of Educational Companies offering free subscriptions: