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O365 for All

If you are a learner or teacher in Scotland, your Glow account details allows you to download Office 365 for free. This gives all Glow users the ability to download the full Office apps to 5 PCS, 5 tablets and 5 phones. To access your free copies of O365, next to the...

Glow Blogs

Pupils across Midlothian are talking about blogs, are bloggers and share blogs but what are they talking about? How do they blog? Who can blog? What is a blog? The word blog is short for 'weblog.' It is a regularly updated website belonging to one person or a...

Mystery Skype

Before the Christmas holidays, I worked alongside pupils and staff in Primary 6 at Saint Mary's Primary School to have my first ever Mystery Skype session. Initially, I contacted a teacher via the Microsoft Educator Community site. I had to ensure the teachers I was...

Baiboard 3

Thanks to the Digital Learning Team at The City of Edinburgh, I have been introduced to a great collaboration whiteboard app which can be used across the curriculum. Baiboard 3, available for free on the app store, is designed to allow learners to 'visualize, create...

Duck Duck Moose Apps

Duck Duck Moose apps encourage children to explore and learn in a safe and fun environment. There are 22 educational apps available from the app store, free of charge, which enable children to consolidate their learning across the curriculum and develop their...

Augmented Reality

This week we have been experimenting with Augmented Reality (AR) Apps that are free and brilliant!   Quiver - Let 3D augmented reality take your colouring to the next level... Step 1: Print your colouring page from this link Colouring Packs Step 2: Colour in your...

What is Google Expeditions?

With a Virtual Reality (VR) viewer and Google Expeditions, pupils can go on school trips around the world from their classroom. Expeditions enables teachers to guide groups of pupils through a variety of 360° and 3D images while pointing out interesting sights and...

Featured Blogs from around Scotland

Falkirk Council

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Glow Connect

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City of Edinburgh

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East Lothian Council

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