New web site for online resources


This new area of the Learning and Teaching Scotland Online Service has a selection of the best online learning resources, specifically selected and organised for Scottish education. To find a resource for you and your class, select the area of the curriculum or the educational level you need or choose the level first and then select the curricular area.

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October 29, 2007. HVLC. Leave a comment.

Games-based learning website


As computer games become standard for today’s children and young people, this web site shows you how to incorporate games into your learning and teaching and the impact this can have on young people. Case studies show how Scottish schools are fostering engagement, pupil motivation and creativity through the use of computer games in the classroom.

October 5, 2007. HVLC. Leave a comment.

Participation and Learning resource

This Participation and Learning resource explores the issues around participation and decision making in school communities. It illustrates how Scottish school communities are enabling children and young people, teachers, parents and others to get involved in all aspects of school life. The resource was developed by Save the Children in partnership with Learning and Teaching Scotland and is being distributed to schools in hard copy as a book and accompanying DVD. More details about the resource can be found at the Participation and Learning web site.

October 2, 2007. Uncategorized. Leave a comment.