Tag Archives: digital media

‘Movie in a Day’ @ D’Mains Primary

Primary 6B at Davidson’s Mains Primary School worked with retired Drama specialist Marjory Sweeney and film maker Brian English of “Movie in a Day” to make a movie in a day. The class experienced the entire process of film making including … Continue reading

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Bannockburn Film Competition

As part of the programme of events to mark the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) are launching the Battle of Bannockburn Short Film Competition to encourage school pupils to create new works … Continue reading

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Digital Commonwealth Project

The Digital Commonwealth team are looking for clusters of schools to participate in an exciting digital media project funded by the Big Lottery Fund, the University of the West of Scotland and the MediaTrust. The project aims to involve every Local … Continue reading

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Infographics – what are they and how to make your own!

Information graphics, or infographics, are everywhere. They are used to communicate information, often stats and other data, clearly and quickly. Infographics are effective because of their high visual element – they appeal to the large proportion of visual learners. One … Continue reading

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One Day Digital – free digital design opportunity for 13-16 year olds

Please share this with your students… (click on the poster image on the left to download and share) Are you 13-16 years old? Would you like to design and make your own app? website? animation? game? or try our a … Continue reading

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Animations by Victoria Primary School

The P7 students from Victoria Primary School came to visit the Digital Learning Team and learned how to create a stop-frame animation. The students wrote their own storylines, formed their characters from plasticine and other bits and pieces (look out … Continue reading

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Explain Everything

“While we teach, we learn.” Seneca, Roman Philosopher, d. 65AD. Explain Everything is the App for iPad (£1.99 in the App Store) that allows you to… explain everything. Explaining something to someone else is one of the best ways of understanding, … Continue reading

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