Category Archives: Websites

New Website for Specialist Education Teachers

A new website for specialist education teachers has just been launched and is well worth a look. Special World is a mine of information for what is happening throughout the world in specialist education. There is a diary of events, … Continue reading

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Free Christmas activities from StudyLadder

The holidays are fast approaching – just a week and a half to go.  Where has the year gone? For those of you looking for some festive activities for the last few days, you might be interested in these free … Continue reading

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Doorway Supermarket

Many of you already know about the wonderful free literacy, numeracy and typing activities that are available at http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk A new resource, Doorway Supermarket, will be available to trial from mid-October, and the developer is looking for teachers in Scottish schools … 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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Twitter for teachers – some tips and useful hashtags

I know that many of you who read this blog will be well-versed in the not-so-mysterious mysteries of twitter, but I also know that some of you have never been on it.  Or been interested in being on it.  Until … 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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