Category Archives: Engagement

CPD – Powered by Clicker

The Powered by Clicker Course has been re-arrangedfor the 27th Novemebr 2015. booking available through the CPD directory. This session will give an overview of the many ‘Powered by Clicker’ add-on resources that are available for Clicker 6. Resources appropriate … Continue reading

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BBC micro:bit

The BBC has announced an exciting new IT initiative that is free to all UK secondary. The BBC micro:bit is a small device that can be programmed and interact via bluetooth to computer software. Visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4hVG2Br1W1LKCmw8nSm9WnQ/introducing-the-bbc-micro-bit to find out more.

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A Touchable Universe

Ever heard of ‘haptic technology’? No, I hadn’t either, until recently. When I was invited along to Anarkik3D’s ‘A Touchable Universe’ Project : the potential of haptic technology to improve learning outcomes’ I really didn’t know what to expect.  I … Continue reading

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ICT and Literacy Seminar at CALL Scotland

CALL Scotland are running an ICT and Literacy Seminar on Wednesday 10th December, 9.30am-1pm. This FREE event will explore how technology can be used to support learners with additional support needs in assessment of literacy skills. They will look at tools … Continue reading

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Books Online

Today we have our final post about the fantastic resources that are provided through Edinburgh Libraries – Books Online!  See previous posts on Mathletics and Spellzone to learn more. Edinburgh Libraries was recently involved in the 1:1 ICT Project with Edinburgh primary … Continue reading

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On-line Maths Resource: Mathletics

Next in our series on the resources that are available free from Edinburgh City Libraries, it’s Mathletics! Award winning Mathletics helps students enjoy maths and improve their results. It covers all UK national curricula from KS1-5. It can be used … Continue reading

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Online Spelling Resource: Spellzone

There are great on-line learning resources on Edinburgh Libraries Your Library website. One that’s relevant to support for learning is Spellzone – an on-line course in English spelling. Free to use, it can be accessed 24/7 on computer, mobile phone or tablet. Spellzone teaches English spelling rules, followed by extensive … Continue reading

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