Strategic Aim 1 states:

 
"School Libraries in Scotland are a key resource and are central to the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence, develop pupil skills for the world of work, and encourage learning that will stay with pupils throughout their lives." 

 

The resources below relate to the curriculum, learner journey and developing the young workforce

BBC Teach & BBC Learn have lots of different resources for different subjects and all school levels:

Below you can explore the various BBC resources.

 

  • BBC Bitesize - Learn and revise in stages - devised to make learning fun and interactive.
  • BBC Teach - A free resource which is home to thousands of free curriculum-mapped videos, arranged by age group and subject.

The Education Platform from the Copyright Licensing Agency allows teachers to digitally assign pages of text books the school currently has in stock. Teachers can simply send an email link for home learning.

Copyright restrictions are the same as photocopying, but a really useful resource as you don’t have to sign students up to the platform.

 

64 Million Artists provide simple creative activities for individuals and groups. Create to Connect is a response to the impact of Covid-19 - an invitation to get creative at home and with others in the community.

 

Animal Lovers will really appreciate the live zoo cams which Edinburgh Zoo operate. With cameras dotted around the whole park its possible to catch a glimpse of animals like pandas, tigers and koalas from the comfort of home.

 

The Glasgow Science Centre broadcasts daily science experiments, facts and trivia on its social media platforms at 10am every morning. A great way to bring a little bit of science into the home.

 

The Khan Academy offers a good selection of teaching videos which can be accessed for free.

 

There are plenty of museums around the world which offer virtual tours including the British Museum in London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Louvre in Paris.

 

You can explore lots of the collections available at the National Museum of Scotland online. The museum also has plenty of interative resources and online activities available via its website.

 

SCRAN provides educational access to digital materials representing culture and history. It hosts images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media. It is one of the largest educational online services in the UK supporting thousands of schools, libraries, colleges and universities.

Right now you can access SCRAN for free as part of the Historic Environment Scotland Learn from Home initiative.

 

With TED-Ed you can create customised lessons, videos and animations. As well as adding interactive questions and discussion topics you can also track the results of the lessons you share online with students.