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  • Why groups may be set up – A teacher to work on a particular unit of work with a class – resource bank, discuss prior knowledge, upload own work for feed back from peers A group of teachers to collaborate, to plan and deliver cross-cutting project – could be in different locations, Glow support Glow group Pupils/parents to could run Glow Group e.g. for school/parent council to gather feedback from across the school/parents Navigate to ? Glow Group – Noticeboard – add Weblinks – news – events – discussion forum
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  • Parents ppt

    1. 1. Glow for Parents Venue: Presenters: Albert Henderson (Director of Education & Communities) Diana Rolland (Glow Development Officer) Karen-Ann McSwiggan (National Glow Development Officer) Headteacher
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Logging On: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User names and passwords </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glow Acceptable Use Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Glow Tour: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inverclyde Council Site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example of Primary and Secondary School Site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Glow Groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noticeboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What’s Next? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessing Glow at home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glow Help Group </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. 32 Local Authorities All 32 have signed the Customer Agreement All are at different stages of Rollout
    4. 4. <ul><li>First time logging on to Glow: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://secure.glowscotland.org.uk/login/login.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or from your school website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set new password </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At least 1 lower case character </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least 1 non-alphanumeric character </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum length 8 characters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Log in again with new password </li></ul><ul><li>Read and accept the Glow Acceptable Use Policy </li></ul>Logging on
    5. 5. Glow tour <ul><li>Inverclyde Council Site </li></ul><ul><li>National Site </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Primary and Secondary School Sites </li></ul>
    6. 6. Glow Groups <ul><li>Overview of Glow Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Noticeboard – add weblinks, news and events </li></ul>
    7. 7. Glow Groups <ul><li>Overview of Glow Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A group of Glow Users with a shared interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A distinct area within Glow where those users can share materials, communicate and collaborate </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Accessing Glow at Home <ul><li>Glow Plug-ins </li></ul><ul><li>IP address – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.whatismyip.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other useful addresses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.adobe.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp#win </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Online Tutorials

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