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Elspeth Scott, GLOW: The Scottish Schools Digital Network

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  • Getting ready for Glow! Glow will soon be made available to schools in Dundee. The ICT Support Team at EDS is currently finalising all the behind-the-scenes work and, very shortly, a small group of schools will be given their usernames and passwords to get started. The intention is that all Dundee schools will have access, by the end of this term, to all the component parts of Glow except Glow Mail. The transfer from Easy Mail to Glow Mail is likely to take place over the Easter holiday period, with users being given prior warning so that they can forward emails from Easy Mail to Glow Mail. More information about this will be issued in due course and Headteachers will be briefed at the ICT Refresh and Glow meetings coming up soon.

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  • 1. Presenter’s Name Date Introduction The Scottish Schools Digital Network School Libraries : Leading Learning June 2008 Elspeth S. Scott ICT and eLearning Staff Tutor, Dundee
  • 2. What is Glow? Glow is a national schools intranet, digitally linking Scotland's 800,000 educators and pupils link every school - safe and secure instant, ‘anytime anywhere’ access to resources for teachers and learners world-class personalised learning – that’s inspiring, fun and engaging. A collection of interlinked web-sites with collaboration and learning tools built in 15/06/2008 School Libraries : Leading Learning Elspeth S. Scott
  • 3. What can we use Glow to do?
    • improve children and young people’s standards of achievement
    • improve collaboration and bring new skills to teachers and support staff
    • build an outstanding pool of resources, skills and knowledge
    • break down geographical, social, denominational and disciplinary barriers to learning
    • encourage learners to achieve their potential, and play a full part in an increasingly technological global information society
    15/06/2008 Elspeth S. Scott School Libraries : Leading Learning
  • 4. Using technology for learning Enthusiasm and motivation for learning Communicate in different ways and in different settings Work in partnership and in teams Respect for others A sense of physical, mental and emotional well being
  • 5. Glow Groups Glow Learn Glow Meet Glow Mail Glow Chat Glow Glow Components 15/06/2008 Elspeth S. Scott School Libraries : Leading Learning
  • 6. Glow Live
    • https://portal.glowscotland.org.uk
    15/06/2008 Elspeth S. Scott School Libraries : Leading Learning
  • 7. How might Glow affect your everyday practice?
    • VLE for induction units
    • Glow group for book clubs
    • SLRC Glow groups for professional support – local and national
    • Information literacy development
    • Support for staff and pupils
    15/06/2008 Elspeth S. Scott School Libraries : Leading Learning
  • 8. The Librarian’s Role
    • Identifying resources and content to support the curriculum
    • Advising on tagging and organising material
    • Taking a management role in the VLE
    • Undertaking some aspects of the SCA role
    • Supporting staff and pupils in using Glow as a learning tool
    • Developing information literacy across the school to maximise the benefits of Glow and ensure effective and ethical use of information
    15/06/2008 Elspeth S. Scott School Libraries : Leading Learning
  • 9. 15/06/2008 School Libraries : Leading Learning Elspeth S. Scott Libraries Learning