Blog Posts tagged: teaching inspiration

Take part in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge

Find out how you can get involved in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge this year.

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Great Gifting Ideas for the Bookbug P1 Family Bag

Every year during Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust sends the Bookbug P1 Family Bag to every P1 child in Scotland. Here teachers from three schools who took part last year tells us about how they made gifting the packs a special occasion

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Julia Donaldson and husband dancing

Journeys with Julia: Interdisciplinary Learning at Castleview School

Castleview School in Stirling were our Schools Champions for Julia Donaldson's recent Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour. Inspired by Julia's books, the classes explored the theme of 'Journeys' through fantastic, cross-curricular projects!

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Oceans and Sustainability: Creative Learning at Castleton Primary

Primary 4 pupils from Castleton Primary School in Castlemilk, Glasgow were our Schools Champion for Nicola Davies's Authors Live. Inspired by Nicola Davies’s book, Dolphin Baby, the class explored the ocean during an excellent, cross-curricular project.

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Students working on their project

Exploring the Stories of Refugees Through Art and Drama

Find out how Greenfaulds High School used Alpha, a graphic novel about a young man's desperate journey from Northern Africa to Europe, as inspiration for a cross-curricular project exploring the stories of refugees through art and drama.

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Promoting Scots Language at Fife College

Find out how a series of Scots-focused events at Fife College proved eye-opening for students and their teacher!

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Celebrating the Bookbug Picture Book Prize: A Bedtime Stories Project at Troon Primary School

Troon Primary School were our Champion School for the 2017 Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Here Aileen Roan, Depute Head Teacher at Troon Primary, shares all of the brilliant activities which they did around the prize to get their whole school community buzzing about books.

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Getting Grounded! Elgin Academy’s Mental Health Awareness Project

With the help of local mental health awareness groups and graphic novelist Adam Murphy, pupils used the ideas from Juno Dawson's Authors Live event to create their own comics on mental health awareness.

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P2 and P3 children receive Read, Write, Count bags

Read, Write, Count: Family Learning at Carnegie Primary School

Susannah Jeffries, P2 teacher at Carnegie Primary, shares plans for Read, Write, Count family learning sessions and activities taking place throughout the school year.

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Children receive their Read, Write, Count bags

Read, Write, Count Launch Party at Carnegie Primary School

To launch Read, Write, Count and celebrate the gifting of Read, Write, Count bags to P2 and P3 pupils, Carnegie Primary School held a brilliant party for children and their families, complete with stories, games, giant presents and lots of cake!

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