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DLT Recommends: Online Resource Roundup

Here at the DLT we often get asked to recommend resources that teachers will find useful, so we decided to make a shortlist of blogs and websites that we use to gather new ideas and inspiration. If you don’t already … 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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Blogging for Education

After attending a fantastic iPad session run by Jenni & Anna from the team, Pete Hay from Howdenhall Unit has been inspired to start his own educational blog. Check it out here. If you are interested in setting up a … Continue reading

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Tidy Up Rhumba!

Kids all over Edinburgh have been happily tidying up (both in their classrooms and at home!) thanks to this catchy ‘Tidy Up Rhumba’ by Musical Playground. Try it with your students today…

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“Everyone wants a slice of Raspberry Pi”

The Digital Team saw a great article in the Guardian online this weekend all about Raspberry Pi. “Raspberry Pi has united the science community, from primary school teachers to particle physicists, in joyous enthusiasm; mostly because they hope its price (around … Continue reading

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“5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make…”

Edudemic, a site all about the best education technology tools and trends, recently posted the article, “5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)“. “Over the last few years K-12 schools and districts across the country [USA] … Continue reading

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CALL Scotland – experts in communication and assistive technology

CALL Scotland  (Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning) specialises in helping pupils in education to access the curriculum and to participate and be included included alongside their classmates. Based in Moray House in the University of Edinburgh, CALL is both a Service … Continue reading

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