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1 When making use of this presentation as a CPD resource you may wish to consider the following reflective questions How can you cluster experiences and outcomes into meaningful groupings to provide appropriate and exciting contexts for learning? How are you providing opportunities to allow for breadth, challenge and application in the learning experiences? What range of learning activities could you use more effectively to help to develop young peoples problem solving and higher order thinking skills? How have you provided opportunity for personalisation and choice in your lesson planning? What types of evidence can you gather to support learning? Points to consider have been included in speaker notes for personal reflection.

2 Enhancing experiences and raising standards through the experiences and outcomes ICT to enhance learning

3 Opportunities A coherent approach to planning the curriculum, learning, teaching and assessment Literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing embedded throughout curriculum delivery Great opportunities for looking at interdisciplinary learning within and across curriculum areas Provide tailored learning experiences to suit the learners.

4 Points to consider How do you share knowledge and understanding of expectations? How do you ensure that assessment supports learning and teaching? How do I deliver CfE technologies without the resources?

5 Support

6 Glow Glow is transforming the way that the curriculum is delivered in Scotland. It breaks down geographical and social barriers and provides the tools to ensure a first-class education for Scotland. Glow provides: A trusted and safe environment for pupils, practitioners and parents A space to create personalised programmes of work and share thinking and curricular resources A variety of online tools to enhance learning experiences Virtual learning to share information and take part in a lesson Tools to enable you to communicate and collaborate across the network Communities of practice that offer practitioners rich opportunities to share and collaborate Innovation in learning and teaching approaches by engaging and immersing young people in powerful and relevant learning experiences Motivation and support for individualised learning, personalisation and choice.

7 What is the NAR? The NAR will provide: Support for assessment in the context of CfE, NQ and national monitoring (SSLN) arrangements Examples of assessment approaches and evidence relating to experiences and outcomes across all curriculum areas, stages and levels Examples and guidance for CPD in assessment Initial focus was on literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing across learning; next phase – curriculum Opportunities for professionals to design examples of assessment and contribute to the NAR In time, opportunities for pupils to engage in self and peer assessment.

8 Welcome to… Podcasting at Mearns Primary on behalf of Learning and Teaching Scotlands 'Enhancing experiences and raising standards through the experiences and outcomes' at the Scottish Learning Festival 2010 Mari-Clare Bonner P7 Teacher at Mearns Primary School, East Renfrewshire with Alexander Croke, Nicola Doyle and Alice Chisholm Winner of Most Enterprising Primary

9 Learning Intentions! This session will: provide some background information about podcasting and how it can support CfE experiences and outcomes give an overview of the podcasting process show you how podcasting in Mearns Primary is used to promote cross-curricular skills in literacy, numeracy and technology.

10 What is a podcast? A podcast is just like a radio broadcast, but is played/downloaded via the internet. A podcast can actually contain audio, pictures or videos. Podcasts are downloaded from the internet for people to listen to on their computers, mp3 players or iPods. It is said that the word podcast comes from broadcast + iPod = podcast. However, a backronym has been formed where podcast stands for 'Personal On Demand broadCAST. You can download podcasts for free via iTunes or many radio stations and musicians websites.

11 Who makes podcasts? Here are some examples of people who podcast:

12 Who makes podcasts? There are lots of schools making and putting their own podcasts online. You can find them by searching on the internet using Google (type in school podcasts).

13 Who makes podcasts? P6 and P7 pupils at Mearns Primary have been podcasting since 2007. We have a dedicated podcasting studio and a weekly podcasting club. We have also visited the BBC Scotland studios to learn more about radio broadcasting and media careers. Mearns Primary pupils even hosted a live Glow Meet at the BBC to teach other schools how to podcast.

14 Visit to the BBC Producer Richard Bull from the BBC works with us as our business partner.

15 Visit to the Apple Store

16 Why do you want your pupils to podcast? Where do you see it taking them? enterprising skills creativity technological awareness communication skills language skills: talking and listening, writing teamwork confidence motivation and enjoyment independence 'Kidcast: Creative Podcasting Activities, Strategies and Ideas' by Dan Schmidt Rationale for podcasting

17 80:20 ratio of content to production 80% of a podcasters time, resources and energy should be focused on research, organisation, analysis and articulation of the shows content. 20% should be reserved for the actual recording, editing and post production activities. This helps to eliminate the razzle dazzle syndrome. 'Kidcast: Creative Podcasting Activities, Strategies and Ideas' by Dan Schmidt Planning a Podcast

18 Ideas Generation / Brainstormin g Research Organisatio n Analysis Scripting and rehearsals Recordin g and editing Publishing Podcasting Process

19 Planning a Podcast

20 Researching/Gathering Info Interviews (prepared and speed networking) News (global, local, school, sports) Features (prepared vs live, eg Castle Toward, including ambient background noise) Discussions/debates – fact and opinion Question and soundbite responses (vox pops) – opinions/polls Reviews: music, film, books, games Instructions (eg recipes), advice or public service announcements to inform Comedy eg jokes Drama Musical performances Storytelling and poetry, eg Star Writer, Burns, Scots language poetry recitals Adverts Puzzles, competitions Guests, eg Teacher/Pupil of the Month Oral histories Sound Seeing Tours, eg description of a place visited School Tour – good for transition, international links Scientific observation or exploration, eg weather, tour with the explorers

21 Recording

22 Editing on GarageBand

23 Podcasting at Mearns Primary

24 For more information… Please visit our school website http://www.ea.e- to listen to and download some of our podcasts. Alexander, Nicola and Alice will be happy to answer any questions about their experience as Mearns Primary Podcasters!

25 Argyll and Bute

26 225 pupils Covering 2 islands Over 2 hours ferry journey from the mainland

27 Unable to attract a computing teacher Looked at alternative ways of working Realised that most skills could be delivered with the context of subjects Word processing in business education Introduce programming in technology Use spreadsheets in science Video and audio in English and PE Wikis and blogs anywhere Computer graphics in art and technology


29 - Full wireless coverage - Every teacher has a tablet PC -Wireless projectors and sound system in every teaching area -Media server -UMPC to all pupils





34 Pupils involved with the design of a new art room via The Lighthouse Centre for Design and Architecture


36 Worked with pupils from Georgia, USA, and the International School in Valencia.

37 Skills are transferred across the curriculum Tools are flexible enough to adapt to different uses throughout the school Photocopying cost dropped massively – this now makes the pupils PCs sustainable You become dependent


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