Category Archives: Social Studies

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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Competition – Set the Scene for an Adventure

An exciting competition for primary school children offers the chance to set the scene for a new adventure by award-winning Scottish children’s author Lari Don. The Edinburgh-based author will launch the competition on Thursday 23 June.  Children are invited to suggest … Continue reading

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Gapminder

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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Weather & Climate Change Resource

Check out LTS’s new Weather & Climate Change Resource which aims to… provide practitioners from early level onwards with high-quality, accurate and topical resources to help them teach about climate change within Curriculum for Excellence. ltscotland.org.uk/weatherandclimatechange

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Additions to the LTS Curriculum for Excellence website

We’ve received an update of all the recent additions to the LTS CfE Website from August to November 2009 in one document. We thought this was worth sharing here. It does not include Management Board minutes and papers that have … Continue reading

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