Category Archives: History

Whose Town?

Whose Town? is an innovative resource for teaching social studies. A fun and interactive digital resource which brings Edinburgh’s history to life, it has been made available to all Glow users.  It can be found in the Whose Town? Glow … Continue reading

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National Records of Scotland Schools Programme 2011 – 2012

The National Records of Scotland (NRS) has launched its 2011-2012 programme of free workshops and Glow Meet sessions for primary and secondary schools. New topics include ‘Tartan: a Chequered Tale’, ‘Witches on Trial’ and ‘Scottish Census Records’.  Senior secondary students … Continue reading

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By way of establishing a Professional Learning Community for ELC History Teachers, a teacher conference, in conjunction with University of Edinburgh, has been organised at Musselburgh Grammar, for all interested parties.  Please see below for details. ELC HISTORY TEACHER CONFERENCE When : Friday, 13th May … Continue reading

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Have you heard about Gapminder? This could potentially be a fantastic resource for lots of pupils & teachers…it even has a section on the website with support for teachers. What’s it about? I’ll let one of the co-founders show you … Continue reading

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Scottish History, Culture and Heritage – Project Support

All schools have recently received a letter inviting them to apply for Curriculum for Excellence funding to support projects with a focus on Scottish history, culture and heritage. Margaret O’Connor has identified the following contacts who can provide advice on … Continue reading

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