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Knowledge of Language

Knowledge of Language

With the expectation that all staff have a responsibility for literacy development, are you looking for some support for your own understanding of language? LTS have launched a new ‘Knowledge of Language’ site for this very purpose:

Curriculum for Excellence has made explicit the expectation that all staff have a responsibility to contribute to the literacy development of learners. However, not all education professionals are fully confident in their own understanding of how language works. The Knowledge of Language modules provide staff with a way of accessing further information about some of the common features of our language.

Click here to visit the site.

Humbie PS on the LTS CfE Website

Humbie PS on the LTS CfE website

Humbie Primary School have been very busy learning mathematics using relevant contexts. This has involved five distinct projects:

  • The Humbie cow
  • Using mapwork skills to survive
  • Peer mentoring in time
  • Planning and preparing lunch
  • Stop-motion animation premiere

This practice has been recognised by LTS and has been shared on their CfE website. Find out more by clicking here. Well done to all at Humbie!

Online Planning Tool

Online Planning Tool

This planning tool is available from Learning Curve. It is designed to help teachers create topic plans and programmes of work which reflect Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes. The software enables teachers to plan cross-curricular projects and rich tasks which detail:

  • Experiences and outcomes
  • Contexts for learning
  • Learning intentions
  • Approaches to learning and teaching
  • Assessment methodologies

The tool is free to use until Christmas, after this you would have to pay a subscription, but it may give a good starting point and it provides examples from a variety of sources.