Visit http://www.edubuzz.org/makingmathsmatter for video recordings of presentations and conference resources.
The “Making Maths Matter” numeracy conference resource site has now been launched at http://www.edubuzz.org/makingmathsmatter.
Edinburgh’s Digital Learning Team have posted some links to useful Safer Internet Day resources from the Safer Internet Centre UK.
John Johnston of the Glow team is offering a “Blogging Bootcamp” for staff interested in blogging with their classes. John was one of the first Primary teachers to really explore the potential of class blogging during his time at Sandaig Primary, see here and here, so has a lot of experience to pass on. Get started with … Continue reading Blogging Bootcamp
National Museums Scotland are currently developing a new gallery about Ancient Egypt and we’re looking to hear from teachers about what they’d like to see in it. Full details here. Image By Most likely Hamish2k, the first uploader (Most likely Hamish2k, the first uploader) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Christmas is nearly upon us so I thought it was time for another update from National Museums Scotland! Find out about discounted books for teachers; our Victorian photography exhibition; Glow Meets; helping with Ancient Egypt galleries or visits.
The Scotsman reports that workers at East Lothian’s Had-Fab have recreated an iconic New York photo to celebrate the start of Book Week Scotland. Using Edinburgh as a backdrop, staff from the Had-Fab steel fabrication firm based in Tranent, remade the ‘Lunch Atop a Skyscraper’ photo, originally taken during construction of the GE Building in 1932 […]
Following a 2012 inspection which highlighted that “Children’s use of a range of technologies in their learning is impressive”, staff from Ormiston Primary were asked to contribute a talk to the recent annual conference of the Scottish Centre for Studies in School Administration. The session, by Helen Gardyne and Kirsty Dunn, was recorded and is available on […]
Join our supply-teaching team today. East Lothian Council is responding to the national shortage of supply teachers by appealing to registered teachers currently not working to consider a return to the profession. Education and Children’s Wellbeing spokesperson Councillor Shamin Akhtar says: ‘There are people out there with teaching qualifications that they are not currently using. […]